History

Learn all about the fascinating stories and personalities that have shaped the course of history in the world's greatest cities, from Rome to Barcelona and beyond.

Nightlife & Dailylife in Rome and the Vatican

By day, Romans can enjoy an espresso and hit the markets for all their shopping needs. By night, ...

Wed 28 Dec 2016

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Art Scipione Borghese and its Gallery

Scipione Borghese and its Gallery

The Villa Borghese Gardens and museum has one of the most jaw-dropping collections of art in the ...

Wed 28 Dec 2016

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Most Famous Hollywood Movies Shot in Rome

Rome has been the famed spot of the silver screen since the early days of motion pictures. With ...

Wed 28 Dec 2016

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Ancient Pompeii: Italy’s calling card

It's cities like Pompeii which bring thousands of visitors to Italy every day. It is the death, ...

Wed 28 Dec 2016

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Crypta Neapolitana and the legend of Virgil’s Tomb

Medieval legend has it that a tunnel was carved to connect Naples to Via Domitiana and the Appian ...

Wed 28 Dec 2016

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Religious Relics in Rome

From pieces of the True Cross, pieces of the table from the Last Supper, to tombs, bones, even finge ...

Wed 28 Dec 2016

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The Square Colosseum

Did you know there's more than one Colosseum? The ‘Square Colosseum’ (or Palazzo della Civiltà ...

Wed 28 Dec 2016

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The Colosseum and the desecration of democracy

The Roman population built a city where residents could feel secure and protected, guaranteeing a ...

Thu 22 Dec 2016

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Basilica of Saint Clement in Rome

San Clemente takes you back through time with levels of ancient Roman ruins and buildings where they ...

Thu 22 Dec 2016

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Spectacular Colosseum Light Show

Celebrating the International Year of Light 2015, the show was free to the public and people came ...

Thu 22 Dec 2016

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Testaccio Neighbourhood in Rome

It takes some time to discover all the unique charm Testaccio has to offer; starting with the cultur ...

Thu 22 Dec 2016

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Secrets of Naples

Rome isn’t the only ancient city in Italy. Take a short and inexpensive trip to Naples. Learn the ...

Thu 22 Dec 2016

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