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.

Going off the beaten path near Piazza Navona

No trip to Rome is complete without a visiting Piazza Navona, a beautiful square with restaurants ...

Sat 17 Dec 2016

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The secrets of the Protestant Cemetery

If you’re looking for peace, quiet, beauty and history in Rome, look no further than the Protestan ...

Fri 16 Dec 2016

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An insider’s guide to Rome

There’s some information you can’t find in a guidebook. Our partner, Milestone Rome, aims to be ...

Fri 16 Dec 2016

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The story of the Tiber Island

In the middle of the Tiber, in between Trastevere and the Jewish Ghetto, lies an island most may not ...

Fri 16 Dec 2016

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Why choose a Rome Cruise Excursion?

With over 3,000 years of history, a wealth of museums, churches and archaeological sites, Rome can ...

Fri 16 Dec 2016

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The innovation of Brunelleschi’s Dome

The Duomo is the most iconic of Florence’s skyline. Learn of Brunelleschi's design, innovation, ...

Fri 16 Dec 2016

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Art 5 must-see paintings in the Uffizi Gallery

5 must-see paintings in the Uffizi Gallery

Learn about the impressive masterpieces of the Uffizi Gallery, such as Botticelli's Birth of Venus ...

Fri 16 Dec 2016

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10 things about the Sistine Chapel

Discover 10 interesting facts and myth busters regarding the Sistine Chapel, from how Michelangelo ...

Fri 16 Dec 2016

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5 fantastic fountains in Rome

Rome is full of fountains, you will find spectacular ones in any random piazza. As temperatures soar ...

Fri 16 Dec 2016

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Art Why did Michelangelo choose Jonah on the Sistine Chapel ceiling?

Why did Michelangelo choose Jonah on the Sistine Chapel ceiling?

Jonah welcomes us. It is Jonah and the whale who suddenly come to greet us the moment we enter the ...

Fri 16 Dec 2016

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Banquets in Ancient Rome

Thanks to a variety of sources - archaeological remains, art, and even ancient cookbooks - we have a ...

Fri 16 Dec 2016

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Artist of the month: Bernini and his artworks in Rome

Bernini was one of the greatest artists and architects of the Baroque. It’s impossible to visit ...

Thu 15 Dec 2016

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