History

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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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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