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The Best Gelato Places to Hit Up in Italy

When in Rome...<p>April 15, 2018<p>Italy is not only known for its stunning scenery, historical landmarks, and beautiful beaches, but its millions of …


Formula E CEO Thrilled To Have Race In "First Love" City Of Rome

Formula E CEO Alejandro Agag says the electric championship has “finally” achieved its aim of having a race in its “first love” city with the …


Explore This 1:250 Model of Ancient Rome Which Took 38 Years to Construct

The city of Rome attracts millions of visitors each year to explore its ancient ruins and to learn about how the culture and architecture has …


The Library of the Vatican, Rome, Italy.


See Some of the Best Ancient Roman Tile Work in the World

Ancient Rome

Rome's Jews reject Israel artichoke dictat

Rome's Jewish community is embroiled in a standoff with Israel's top religious authority after it declared the Eternal City's cherished dish of …


6 Tips Every Foodie Should Know When Visiting Rome

When in Rome, do as the Romans do.<p>April 04, 2018<p>Last semester, I studied abroad in Italy (a.k.a. every foodie's favorite spot), and I don't want to …


The Vatican Museums offer early-bird special to see its art

VATICAN CITY (AP) — The Vatican Museums are offering an early-bird special.<p>The museums famed for Michelangelo's ceiling in the Sistine Chapel and for masterpieces by Raffaello has posted on its website a new guided itinerary that starts at 6 a.m. and finishes with a light breakfast of croissants, …


Where to stay in Rome

From a palazzo to a poshtel, Rome has a smorgasbord of beautiful places to bed downThe post Where to stay in Rome appeared first on National …


Tuscany Fiat 500 Aperitivo Self-Drive Tour from Florence in Rome, Italy

Act like a true Italian with a classic Italian ‘aperitivo’— pre-dinner drinks and snacks — and a drive in a vintage Fiat 500 on this 3-hour sunset tour from Florence. Drive your own 1960s Fiat in a guide-led convoy, and head through the exquisite Tuscan countryside around Florence. Then, as the sun …


Italy arrests five in anti-terrorism swoop around Rome

ROME (Reuters) - Italian police on Thursday arrested five people as part of what they said was a major operation against suspected supporters of Islamist terrorism around Rome.<p>The swoop is the latest in a series of similar raids this month, coming as Italy steps up the number of foreigners it …


Dancing devils and egg olympics: Nine of Italy's most curious Easter festivals

In towns and cities across the country, Easter celebrations involve quirky traditions of sometimes mysterious origins.<p>Here are some of the strangest, …


2,000 candidates apply for five jobs in Italy's public sector

Jobs in Italy's public sector are so sought-after that candidates flock from across the country to go through a gruelling selection process.<p>This Wednesday, 824 nervous applicants, most of them young university graduates, were whittled down to around 500 in a gruelling process to get a job as a …


Public Invited to Tour Rome Italy Temple

The Rome Italy Temple is scheduled to be open for public tours from Monday, January 28, to Saturday, February 16, 2019, excluding Sundays. ©2018 by …


The biggest things Americans get wrong about Italian food, according to a chef

Cease your search for a bathtub overflowing with fettuccine alfredo or even a massive platter of spaghetti and meatballs in Italy — the foods so iconic to Italian American cuisine are nowhere to be seen in pasta's homeland.<p>Decades of immigrants from various regions of Italy, the proliferation of …

Italian Food

House Hunting in … Italy

<b>A PAIR OF WATERFRONT APARTMENTS ON THE ITALIAN RIVIERA</b><p><b>$1.85 MILLION (1.5 MILLION EUROS)</b><p>This 2,420-square-foot home is on the northwestern side of the Italian Riviera, in the seaside town of Riva Ligure. The property includes two units: a two-bedroom, two-bathroom apartment, and a one-bedroom, …

Real Estate

Rome, Through the Eyes of Flavius Josephus

Even without a book or a guide, even after two millenniums of crumbling, the image of the seven-branched candelabrum — the Jewish menorah — is unmistakable on the inner wall of the Arch of Titus in the Roman Forum. Stand at the base of the single-passage arch and look up, and the scene in …

Ancient History

Rediscover Rome at the Stylish New Hotel Vilòn

Housed within a mansion that once belonged to the Borghese family, the boutique hotel effortlessly captures the city’s sensual side.<p><i></i>Tucked into one …


Best Street Food in Rome

While breakfast in Rome is often a speedy affair consisting of a caffè and a cornetto enjoyed while standing at the bar, lunches and dinners tend to …


New show uses lasers, lights and electronic music to tell the story of the Sistine Chapel

A new show in Rome is bringing history to life. The production uses lasers, lights, a theme song by Sting and a thunderous sound system to add a …

Sistine Chapel

Here’s What Happens to the Coins You Throw in Fountains

Originally published by Travel + Leisure<p>The Trevi fountain in Rome has had a longstanding tradition: if you stand with your back to the fountain and …

Disney World

Italian man cleared of stealing aubergine, nine years on

An Italian man has finally been acquitted of stealing an aubergine nine years after first being charged, ending a legal wrangle over a piece of fruit …


What keeps these Italian island dwellers so long-lived? Great food

Giovanni Scanu starts his days among chickens, goats, banana sage and zucchini, tending the vibrant 11,000 square foot vegetable garden at Cala di …


6 movies that make us want to travel to Rome

From beautiful historic squares to glorious baroque architecture, reacquaint yourself with seven films that perfectly capture the spirit of Rome and …


All Roads Lead to Rome, Where Potholes Will Destroy Your Tires

On a rainy Sunday morning, Cristiano Davoli stopped traffic and rushed into the middle of the street to save the day.<p>The 45-year-old comic book salesman, wearing a Patch Me logo across his chest, emptied a bag of asphalt into a deep and perilous pothole. He beat the pitch down with the back of a …


Rome Restaurants: Great Places to Eat in Rome

When you think of Italy does your mouth start to water? Mine does! But truth be told, I didn’t have the best dining experiences the first time I was …


The 13 biggest differences between restaurants in Italy and America


A 2nd century 007? Archaeologists discover barracks that may have been used by ancient Rome's secret service

Italian archaeologists have found the remains of a barracks that they believe may have been used by ancient Rome's equivalent of the secret service.<p>The discovery was made during deep excavations for a new metro station in Rome, named Amba Aradam after a mountain plain in Ethiopia where Italian …