While our U.S., U.K, Canada etc. friends have to wait until June for Father's Day -- we here in Italy celebrate it a bit sooner. Father's day in Italy falls on March 19, just three days away! Why, you ask? Look no further than Italy's longstanding Catholic tradition. We celebrate Father's day on the feast of St. Joseph (for those of you not in the know - that would
From the top of a mountain to the coast of the sea, the sunrise is always magical. Now, try to imagine the spectacular natural event of the sunrise in Rome, when the early morning light meets the architecture of one of the most crowded cities in the world. I have always seen Rome overfull of visitors: there is only one moment when the city is empty, when I can be alone with my beloved Rome.
OK. We admit it. Us Romans are spoiled! Our patrimony is so vast and overwhelming, that we're really hard to impress. We tend to take our ruins for granted. We undervalue their importance. Where else in the world would you find a landfill entirely made of thousand year old amphorae fragments? It seems, however, that Italy's Ministry of Culture is up to the task grabbing
When we talk about Vatican Museums, the first thoughts are always about the long line or the crowd. But what if I tell you it’s possible to do a Vatican Night Tour? From April to October, the Museums organize openings every Friday evening: unique events that you should not miss! I can hear you saying: “Wait, why is it so special?” Well…
The ultimate choice for comfort, luxury and flexibility? Your own private driver in Rome. Great news: you don't need to be a millionaire to afford one! Hiring a private chauffeur to whisk you around the city of Rome in a luxury van, car or limousine is especially convenient for families or groups of friends who can split the fare. You'll more than make up for any extra
Visitors to Rome, Italy often ask - what are the best beaches near Rome? While it's true that the city of Rome isn't very far from the Mediterranean coast (and therefore beaches) -- often those beaches leave travelers disappointed. The closest beaches to Rome are Fregene, Ostia and Fiumicino. Like most "city" beaches near major commercial ports they don't boast gorgeous
Are you considering booking a Day Trip to Capri from Rome? Before now, if you wanted to visit a Mediterranean Island without the cost of staying overnight - Capri was your only choice. Today, we'd like to show you why why Ponza Island is an even better option. This little known island offers all of the same kind of experiences as a typical Day Trip to Capri from Rome -
As a summer destination, Sperlonga beach couldn't be more perfect. One of the many beaches near Rome to choose from, it has long been a favorite. Just look up the best beaches near Rome on Google. Any article you come across will surely give Sperlonga Beach a mention. How could they not? Beyond the sparkling-clean waters and white-washed village dominating the bay - there