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Blogs and Travel Tips

Accurate insider guide to Rome art, history, cultural heritage and local travel tips.

History - page 10

Going off the beaten path near Piazza Navona

Going off the beaten path near Piazza Navona

No trip to Rome is complete without a visiting Piazza Navona, a beautiful square with restaurants and history. It would also be a shame to miss the equally charming back streets

26th Jan 2016

The Domus Aurea: Nero's pleasure palace in Rome

The Domus Aurea: Nero's pleasure palace in Rome

Nero's Golden House: read about the story of its Palace of endless beauty and complexity, its rediscovery in the 16th century and the current restoration.

22nd Jan 2016

Port Antica Ostia Rome

Ostia Antica: the great ancient port of Rome and its daily life

The harbour of Ancient Rome served as one of the most important hubs of commerce for the Roman Empire. Read more!

18th Jan 2016

Florence Ponte Vecchio

How to spend your day in Florence

For anyone fascinated by history or enchanted by art, visit Florence. Imagine walking through the streets of a city that was created by geniuses like Michelangelo and Brunelleschi

13th Jan 2016

Fontana dell'Acqua Paola also known as Il Fontanone - Rome

Rome and the Invention of Water

The highly advanced Roman waterway aqueducts was one of the greatest achievements in the ancient world, carrying disease away from the city and provided plumbing and running water

13th Jan 2016

Largo di Torre Argentina square in Rome

The Discovery of Ancient Temples and the Murder of Julius Caesar

The remains of Pompey’s Theatre are perhaps the most interesting discovery as it is believed to be the site of the grim fate of Julius Caesar and his assassination

8th Jan 2016

Ponte Rotto: Rome's Broken Bridge

Ponte Rotto: Rome's Broken Bridge

Italians pass this chunk of Ancient Roman history everyday, often stopping to marvel at its mythical look. Ponte Rotto is known to be the oldest stone bridge in Roman history

27th Dec 2015