People of Rome : Trastevere and the new beginning after coronavirus in Italy

Do you think that neighborhoods can't talk?  I always thought they could! If neighborhoods could talk . They would, each one in its own language…just like people. Each neighborhood is able to tell its own story: maybe through a glimpse, through a stone, or even the balcony of a house. Particularly churches, for example, are as  full of stories as an alley, where

Music in Rome

If you are planning a trip in Rome for the upcoming summer and perhaps you have already booked some cultural tours, you know what to do during the day. Then the question will be...what should I spend my nights there? So, obviously there is one way to fill your time: having an aperitivo ( popular way to have booze with friends) or go to dinner.  Apart from this you

Sports in Rome

It's pretty a sure thing, when someone is planning a trip to the Eternal City, Culture and Food are the key words! Nobody will miss a walking tour alonside the most popular sites such as Colosseum or Vatican Museums&Sistine Chapel.  Another must is having an Italian dinner in a cozy tavern perhaps in Trastevere! As well as that Rome is a lively capital and

Rome, baby friendly city!

What to do with children in Rome? Many parents ask theirselves this question as soon as they land in the Eternal City. Apparently Rome doesn't seem to offer so much for little ones! Busy streets, plenty of museums, churches, dozens of Archeological sites could be not suitable for childhood fun.  Nevertheless is kind of wrong because Rome hides a different world: a

The Airbnb Revolution

As a traveller I can define myself halfway between a bagpacker and a comfort lover. I have been working in tourism for years. Such as an insider if there is one thing I really do not like it's " where everybody goes, or the aseptic environment found in a room of large chain hotels, or the most popular restaurant on Tripadvisor. . All my trips have been entirely tailor-made:

Raphael: The Prince of Painters

THE 500TH ANNIVERSARY OF RAPHAEL'S DEATH "ILLE HIC EST RAPHAEL TIMUIT QUO SOSPITE VINCI RERUM MAGNA PARENS ET MORIENTE MORI" This is the Latin epitaph on Raphael's grave in Pantheon , translated then by Thomas Hardy : "Here’s one in whom Nature feared – faint at such vying – /Eclipse while he lived, and decease at his dying" Raphael died in Rome on April

Everybody’s on sharing… Mobility!

Since I moved to Rome my habits in terms of mobility have changed a lot. I come from Salerno, certainly  not a big city, and I used to run around from the age of 14 on my beloved motorbike, then I got my first car! As a result I had no need to use public transportation or neither walking for long distances! THE SHARING MOBILITY BOOM I have been living in the chaotic

HERE COMES THE WEEKEND!

THE WEEKEND HAS FINALLY ARRIVED! Raise your hand if you don't enjoy a well- deserved relaxing time on Saturdays and Sundays, abandoning the weekday frenzy! I must confess that despite being a southern girl, I am a terrible chef and very lazy when it comes to cooking ( even more on Sundays! ).  Since I've moved to Rome I discovered the faboulous and trendy concept

THE RACE FOR CHRISTMAS GIFT!

Around Christmas everyone behaves, around Christmas time everyone is good! Since we have been little our parents used to warn us to better behave because Santa Claus knew everything, knew if we slept, if we ate, if we have been good or bad and all this could scare us and compromise our fantastic gift!   THE BEST PRESENT IS FOR YOURSELF! These days, like every

The Maritozzo: Bread of the Romans

If you’ve already been to Rome and you’ve never heard of Maritozzo, you missed out on the true essence of Roman life. Wondering now what a Maritozzo is? The answer is as simple as its ingredients and all encompassing as its usage. The Maritozzo can be breakfast, dessert, and late snack: all in one. It’s the daily bread of the Romans since preindustrial times whereby

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Have you ever seen the snow in August?
We have! Every year on August 5th, the snow will cover the Basilica of St. Maria Maggiore during a special ceremony.

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