Is Rome Safe?

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Is Rome Safe? This is a recurring question people planning their first trip to the Italian capital ask me – whether they are planning a solo trip; a family holiday or a romantic couple’s getaway. With 2.8 million inhabitants, Rome is the largest city in Italy by population. Add to that the large influx of … Read more

How To See Rome In 3 Days

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Seeing Rome in 3 days is not ideal. The Italian capital has so much to offer that a month is not enough to see it all. However, if you just have 3 days you can definitely visit the most famous landmarks in Rome, gorge on all the best food and soak in the incredible atmosphere … Read more

17 Fun Day Trips From Rome

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Are you spending a few days in Rome? Make sure to get out of the city and do at least one of the many incredible day trips from Rome. The Italian capital is packed with incredible places to visit: archeological sites, quaint neighborhoods, museums and churches – you name it. But big as it is, … Read more

The Best Itinerary To See Rome In A Day

Rome in a day

Can you see Rome in a day? The city definitely deserves more than that – in fact, I’d suggest a lifetime. But if one day in Rome is all you have, you may as well try to make the most of it, and then visit again once you have more time. Needless to say, with … Read more

When Is The Best Time To Visit Rome?

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With beautiful squares, intriguing archeological sites, art galleries and churches to keep you busy for a lifetime, delicious food and more, Rome is a great place to visit year round – or so we like to think. But what’s really the best time to visit Rome? Rome certainly has something to offer in any season, … Read more

The Must-See Churches In Rome

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Rome is packed with beautiful churches, whose purpose goes way beyond that of being places of worship. Churches in Rome are a fantastic example of architecture and art, and inside you will be able to spot mosaics, paintings and frescoes, sculptures and much more. Most of the churches in town are free to visit – … Read more

7 Scenic Lakes Near Rome

Lakes near Rome

There are many beautiful lakes near Rome. Perfect for a summer day away from the city, the lakes in Rome vicinity are all surrounded by scenic small towns and historical settlements that you will love visiting year round, and offer some of the best culinary and wine tasting experiences in the Lazio region. Most of … Read more

The Most Useful Basic Phrases In Italian For Tourists

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How many times did you find yourself in difficult situations while on holiday, just because you couldn’t speak a word of the local language? How many embarrassing scenarios could have been avoided if only you had had a small, yet practical list of useful sentences? With today’s post, I want to give you a list … Read more

Where Is Rome?

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Rome is one of Europe’s oldest continuously inhabited cities. Founded in 753 BC, Rome flourished as the center of one of the world’s most impressive civilizations, with an empire spanning from the British Isles to the Middle East. Now the capital of Italy, and known as the Eternal City, Rome is steeped with 28 centuries … Read more

The Most Famous Buildings In Rome

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If it is your first time visiting the Italian capital, you will surely want to hit all the most famous buildings in Rome – those you have seen a million times in photographs on social media; on postcards you may have received from friends; and on TV and movies. To help you grasp (almost) everything … Read more