6 Places to Admire the Best Mosaics in Rome

Santi Cosma e Damiano basilica in rome

With a couple of thousands of years of history, art and aqueducts under its collective belts, many are the experiences the Eternal City has to offer its visitors. History buffs are in their very element, leaping from a century to another one in the same day, from the BCs to Renaissance years up to the … Read more

Fantastic archaeological sites to visit in Rome

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It’s no secret to anyone that Rome is a top destination for archaeology buffs. From the Colosseum to the ruins of the ancient aqueducts scattered around the city, there is no city like Rome that better fits the moniker of an open-air museum. Even admitting that there is hardly a site better than another, one … Read more

Finding the best food markets in Rome

Food markets in Rome

Why do we travel to Italy? Architecture? Art? That, too, but let’s face it, some treats of Italian culinary tradition are as inspiring as the Colosseum. With each neighbourhood boasting its own character, the food markets in Rome reflect the nature and personality of their rione. Fresh seasonal produce, spices, fragrant bread and pastries, sauces … Read more

Things To Do In The Ostiense Neighborhood in Rome

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One of my favorite Rome neighborhoods, there so many things to do in Ostiense that you can easily spend here a whole day. Located between Testaccio and Garbatella quarters, in Roma Ostiense district you are bound to find history, art and great restaurants. What To Do In Rome Ostiense Neighborhood Visit San Paolo Fuori Le … Read more

Santa Cecilia in Trastevere Basilica – A lesser-known gem in Rome’s popular neighborhood

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One of the lesser-known churches in Rome, Santa Cecilia in Trastevere Basilica is a fantastic stop if you are exploring Trastevere neighborhood. In fact, I always suggest visiting this beautiful Basilica not only for its aesthetic but also for the history you can learn going down its many layers. With all the places to admire … Read more

What to do in Rome when it rains

What to do in Rome when it rains

Autumn is starting and while it’s one of my favourite seasons, in Italy it can be pretty wet. If you are worried about what to do in Rome when it rains, fret not. First of all, there are many places to visit in Rome with bad weather, and second, even in Fall you will find … Read more

Shapes, lights and patterns of Rome’s grand mosque

Designed by Italian architect Paolo Portoghesi with the collaboration of Iraqi architect Sami Mousawi and Italian engineer Gigliotti, Rome’s grand mosque is reportedly one of the largest (if not the largest) in Europe. Mutual talks about the project started in the early 1970s between Italy and Saudi Arabia, with Rome’s Council chipping in with a donation … Read more