The Fountains: Waters of Rome

Rome has more fountains than any other city in the world. They are free to view and open both day & night, which makes them a popular attraction. We found 10 fountains, that each have a special story to tell.

The Vatican: Rome of the Popes

The Vatican is the smallest country in the world with approximately 1.000 permanent residents on 44 ha and surrounded by Rome. Yet it is home to the largest church in the world and what is probably the finest museums in Italy. And underneath your feet, a hidden Vatican awaits to be explored.

The Most Beautiful Libraries of Rome

Rome is filled to the brink with awesome architecture and amazing art that you can stroll around and enjoy for free. But if you find the churches too crowded, the museums too overwhelming and the urban city too loud, perhaps you just need the meditative silence of a beautiful old library.   These antique rooms…

In the Footsteps of the Romans – Rome

Europe is full of relics from its Roman past, whether it’s the imposing Porta Nigra in Trier, Germany, the well-preserved amphitheatre in Nîmes, France or the intimate Palace of Diocletian in Split, Croatia. The Romans practically occupied everything in Western Europe and the Mediterranean and were the rulers of Europe for more than 500 years.…

Three World War II Sites in Rome

With so much ancient history in Rome, few people associate the city with a war as recent as WWII. It is as if the thousand-year-old monuments and Roman ruins demand more attention than events that occurred while our grandparents were still alive. And that’s a shame. Not because we should linger on war, but must remember…

Rome – Luxury vs Budget

By Lara Sierra Tutte le strade portano a Roma, but you have endless choices once you get there. Regardless of your budget, there is something for everyone in this enigmatic city of secrets. Read on to discover how to make your budget work its hardest for an unforgettable trip. If you were to choose one…

Among Angels and Demons in Rome

Following in the footsteps of Robert Langdon in Dan Brown’s bestseller Angels & Demons takes you past some of the most beautiful sites in the Eternal City and lets you breathe the air of intrigue, mystery and revelation. While enjoying a leisurely stroll through Rome’s picturesque cobblestone alleyways, you’ll walk past some of the most beautiful…