Italian philosophy of life in contrasts (p. 5): Ostia – escape from hustle and bustle

Perhaps to truly feel Rome, one must become an ancient Roman? Located 6 km away from Lido di Ostia lies the city of Ostia Antica, with an entirely different history. It is the ancient port city of Rome. The name Ostia comes from the Latin word OS ("mouth" or "estuary"), as it was at the founding site of the city that the Tiber River (Tevere) flowed into the sea. Today,

Italian philosophy of life in contrasts (p. 4): Lido di Ostia – Rome’s peace of mind

Introduction to Rome can begin in different ways. Some try to explore all the iconic and most famous landmarks from the very first day, while others seek to escape the hustle of the city, avoiding the tourist traps and discovering a less popular corner of Rome. A place where diversity, atmosphere, and contrasts come to life, where Rome sheds the mask of eternal movement

Italian philosophy of life in contrasts (p. 3): Ice-cream subtleties and life hacks

Roman ice-cream: subtleties and life hacks A new day begins with a leisurely stroll through small neighborhoods, charming narrow streets reminiscent of life's labyrinths. Before delving into the history of centuries-old architecture, there's a desire to pause and eat something light, specific, and iconic in the Eternal City. The choice stops at ice cream! The inception

Italian philosophy of life in contrasts (p. 1): TOP 3 rules of «dolce vita»

Ability to enjoy life: TOP 3 rules of «dolce vita» What does getting to know any country start with? Perhaps with learning a foreign language? Or maybe with visiting museums? Or perhaps with tasting national dishes? It's much simpler: it starts with the citizens themselves. Italians are considered one of the happiest nations in the world. Their philosophy of life

Pope Francis defies the Lockdown to pray for an end to the Coronavirus

Is this the Black Plague or the Coronavirus? A peculiar event happened on Sunday afternoon in Rome's deserted streets. Pope Francis walked along the huge artery of Via del Corso, which splits the city center in two. Once noisy and crowded, at this time deserted and surreally quiet. The head of the Catholic Church privately left the Vatican to visit Basilica

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