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Grattachecca - Rome Food Tours

The 5 best places to try grattachecca in Rome

While some prefer the high-end boutiques of Via Condotti, others may prefer a genuine outdoor Italian market for all your shopping needs ranging from fur coats, jewelery, souvenirs

6th Jun 2016

Vatican Tours

Devotional Images of the Virgin Mary in Rome

A Madonnina may only seem like a little statue, but it could be a source of light during dark days, solace during bleak times, and hope when all things seem lost

2nd Jun 2016

Rome Food Tour

Top 10 brunches in Rome

While not traditionally Roman, the foreign idea of brunch has become increasingly popular, and there are lots of places in the city where you can enjoy an Italian or American brunch

25th May 2016

Circus Maximus - Rome Tours

10 of the best open spaces in Rome

When the sun’s shining there’s no better place to be than outside. With a wealth of parks and fascinating sites, you could spend a whole day exploring the open spaces of the ...

9th May 2016

Roman Forum - Rome Tours

5 fascinating sights in the Roman Forum

A Roman Forum Tour is the perfect way to explore the ancient city, taking you not only through the Forum, but also through the Colosseum, the Palatine Hill and the House of Augustus

15th Apr 2016

Thomas Expert Tour Guide - Rome City Tour

Meet the guide: Thomas

Once a month we’ll be interviewing our guides, and getting their recommendations for the best things to see, do and eat in the Eternal City. This week it’s Thomas.

4th Mar 2016

Testaccio Neighborhood - Rome Tour

A taste of Testaccio

Meat-lovers and Vegetarians won’t go hungry in Testaccio. Meaty pasta dishes include amatriciana, carbonara, and trippa. They love vegetables too, try carciofi or cicoria ripassat ...

19th Feb 2016