Rome

Haunting images that will add Pompeii to your bucket list

One of the intrinsic benefits of luxury travel is getting to wander off the main tourist path and visit places that can be stimulating from an …

Roman Empire

Stunning Shots of Rome in Black and White

This series of poetic black and white photographs of of Rome were shot by Rostik Litvak, a New York-based ad agency creative director and developer. …

Amazing

After an intimate wedding, Virat Kohli and Anushka Sharma head to Rome for honeymoon

After their intimate Tuscan wedding in Italy on December 11, newlyweds Virat Kohli and Anushka Sharma have left Borgo Finocchieto and flown off to …

Virat Kohli

Italy: Rome's Pantheon to start charging entry fee for tourists

Tourists visiting Rome's Pantheon will have to pay an entry fee starting next year, officials have said. Battling low public funds, Italy hopes the …

World News

Rome's Pantheon to start charging visitors next May

Tickets will cost €2 and will be introduced on May 2nd, 2018, so locals and those planning to visit the capital before then still have a chance to …

Italy

Rep Diary: Roman Hollywood

“<i>Which of the cities visited did Your Highness enjoy the most?</i>”…<br>“<i>Each, in its own way, was unforgettable. It would be difficult to… Rome. By all</i> …

Italy

LAX to Rome $190ow/$400rt Norwegian nonstop Jan-March 2018

Norwegian Airlines has LAX to Rome nonstop flights at $189.90 USD one way for travel departures January to March 2018. Return flights from Rome to …

Travel

Bellator announces plans for July 7 event in Rome

After hosting four successful events in Italy, Bellator officials are now planning a fight card in the nation’s capital city of Rome.<p>Bellator execs …

MMA & UFC

Rome Attractions: The Trevi Fountain

Even if you’ve never been to Rome, you probably can conjure up an image of the Trevi Fountain. From the opening toss of <i>Three Coins in the Fountain</i> to …

Ancient Roman Pantheon to start charging entry fee in 2018

ROME (Reuters) - Visitors to Rome's Pantheon, one of the ancient world's best preserved monuments, will have to pay an entry fee from next May unless they are going there to pray, Italy's culture and tourism ministry said on Monday.<p>Now a church, the vast cylindrical former temple whose undamaged …

Italy

Roman Citizenship

Citizenship is and always has been a valued possession of any individual. When one studies the majority of ancient empires one finds that the concept …

Ancient History

Roman Empire on the World According to Eratosthenes, 211 AD.

The world as 100 people over the last 200 years.<p>Europeans are divided along ideological lines in their views of the EU, but this division is not a …

Roman Empire

Ancient Roman Family Life

Whether there was a king, a consul, or an emperor that stood supreme over Rome and its territories, the one constant throughout Roman history was the …

Ancient History

Tightrope walker crosses Rome's Tiber River as cool as a cucumber

Most folks cross Rome's Tiber River using one of the many bridges dotted along it. But an Italian performer has done his own thing, becoming the …

Italy

Trump, Mueller And The Ancient History Of Grants Of Immunity

As questions swirl over whether a sitting President can be indicted for a federal crime, the ancient and medieval history of providing political immunity to leaders, ambassadors, clerics and witnesses reveals a troubling past.<p>A growing debate in Washington and the rest of the country at the moment …

Education

Athletics, Leisure, and Entertainment in Ancient Rome

Although much of ancient Roman life revolved around <i>negotium</i> (work and business), there was also time available for <i>otium</i> (leisure). Ranging from …

Italy

Banking in the Roman World

Just as in other ancient civilizations, the first banks in Rome began in the temples consecrated to the ancient Gods. Many temples held in their …

Ancient History

Rome food guide - what and where to eat in the Eternal city

I’m guessing that part of your reason for visiting Rome is to eat delicious Italian food. Am I right?<p>Italian food is special for its regional …

Italy

Italian tightrope walker inches his way over Tiber River

An Italian tightrope walker has inched his way across the Tiber River in Rome.<p>Andrea Loreni's high-wire act drew gasps of delight from crowds …

Italy

Living the dolce vita: Rome's Galleria Borghese has a new patron, in the shape of luxury brand Fendi

From bag bugs to Bernini, the Roman house of Fendi embraces everything from the ridiculous to the sublime. That, says its outgoing CEO, Pietro Beccari, is exactly what it has to do: "Every day,I have to make 10 decisions about being vulgar and provocative or super sophisticated, about being …

Italy

Navigating The Vatican City - Our Tips For Avoiding Long Lines, Crowds, & Frustration

Table of Contents<p>Tips For Visiting The Vatican City – Rome, Italy<p>How To Enter The Vatican City Before The Crowds Descend<p>The Shortcut To The Sistine …

Italy

Pope singles out Rome's decay, corruption on traditional feast day

ROME (Reuters) - Pope Francis lamented the decay and degradation of Rome on Friday, using a traditional prayer on a national feast day to highlight problems such as environmental blight and corruption in the Italian capital.<p>Francis made his comments at the base of Rome's famed Spanish Steps, where …

Christianity

No place like Rome for the holidays

I find the holiday season in Rome a joy: Crisp air, stylish big-city Italians cupping hot espresso in corner cafes, and hurried shoppers bundled up …

Christmas

Discovering Palermo: why you should give Sicily’s capital a chance | Travel Feature

A city of grit and forgotten grandeur, for too long Palermo has resigned itself to being a film set of crumbling palaces, sun-worn facades and …

Europe

Rome Snowboard Team Announced—Dew Tour Team Challenge

This year, competing in their first Dew Tour Team Challenge, Rome looks to make an impact by bringing along heavy hitters to do their bidding. The …

Snowboarding

Jordan: JERASH, THE ROMAN ARABIA (6)

If you go north from Amman, you will get to the place not to be missed when you travel to Jordan. This is one of the most important historical places …

Archaeology

Hail Cicero, a Death and Afterlife

Most Americans remember December 7 as the anniversary of the bombing of Pearl Harbor and the attempted destruction of the American republic.<p>But it is …

Conservative View

Pope: Let's defeat indifference and fear of foreigners

Pope Francis is rallying people to banish social ills like indifference, fear of foreigners and of whatever is different from us.<p>Francis decried the …

Christianity

Around the World in 80 Cups: Rome

Writer Jason Huffnagle is traveling all across Europe, drinking coffee and sharing with us the cultures, recipes, and traditions of the beverage all …

Coffee

For the First Time Ever, Rome's Barberini Tomb is Now Open to the Public

In addition to the Coliseum and the Roman Forum, tourists exploring Rome and Italy’s greater Lazio region can now be among the first public visitors …

Culture