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Going Underground in Rome

Going Underground in Rome

Beneath the streets of Rome are underground rivers, quarries, temples, and countless bodies. If you want to understand the true ancient city, you’ll have to go underground

16th Dec 2016

The secrets of the Protestant Cemetery

The secrets of the Protestant Cemetery

If you’re looking for peace, quiet, beauty and history in Rome, look no further than the Protestant Cemetery, also being a highlight of our Hidden Beauty of Rome private tour

18th Nov 2016

An insider’s guide to Rome

An insider’s guide to Rome

There’s some information you can’t find in a guidebook. Our partner, Milestone Rome, aims to be a source of art and cultural information for those planning a trip to Rome

4th Nov 2016

The story of the Tiber Island

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 even realize, but this island has a history dating back to as old as Rome itself

3rd Oct 2016

The innovation of Brunelleschi’s Dome

The innovation of Brunelleschi’s Dome

The Duomo is the most iconic of Florence’s skyline. Learn of Brunelleschi's design, innovation, architectural mastermind, and the long task of finalizing this 100+ year long proje ...

14th Sep 2016

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 and Da Vinci's Annunciation, just to name a few.

6th Sep 2016

10 things about the Sistine Chapel

10 things about the Sistine Chapel

Discover 10 interesting facts and myth busters regarding the Sistine Chapel, from how Michelangelo painted the ceiling, his feelings towards work, and the first depiction of God

29th Aug 2016