History

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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Torture by the Tiber: the Tor di Nona prison in Rome

Admiring the view of Castel Sant’Angelo and the peaceful riverside today, it’s difficult to ...

Thu 22 Dec 2016

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Saturnalia: Merriment and Murder Plots in Ancient Rome

Saturnalia is an ancient Roman festival that was celebrated in December, beginning with a sacrifice ...

Thu 22 Dec 2016

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Ponte Rotto: Rome's Broken Bridge

Italians pass this chunk of Ancient Roman history everyday, often stopping to marvel at its mythica ...

Wed 21 Dec 2016

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Benvenuto Cellini: Renaissance Man

Benvenuto Cellini, overshadowed by the spectacular genius of Michelangelo, is actually one of the ...

Thu 31 Dec 2015

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Florence: an adventure of a lifetime

My personal discovery of Florence with a friend while I was living in Rome after my American study ...

Wed 21 Dec 2016

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The Queen of the Capitoline Museums: the Esquiline Venus

When the Venus was recovered in 1874, she was already missing both upper limbs. Yet, nothing stopped ...

Wed 21 Dec 2016

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Famous Tourists of the past in Rome

Back in the late 18th and early 19th centuries, wealthy Englishman flocked to Italy who wanted to be ...

Wed 21 Dec 2016

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The Befana comes at night!

An old and ugly woman flying around on her broomstick in the night skies of Rome may seem scary, but ...

Wed 21 Dec 2016

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