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Ben Hur Live races through Rome

Ben Hur Live races through Rome November 7, 2011 | Events, Nightlife, Things to Do, What's New | Read More
Ben Hur Live is racing through Rome from now through December 4, 2011 at the Nuova Fiera di Roma (midway between Fiumicino Airport and the city of Rome). Those familiar with the late 19th century novella made popular by Charlton Heston’s 1959 film will find the 21st century take a fast paced, eye-catching...

Bioparco di Roma and National Zookeeper’s Week

Bioparco di Roma and National Zookeeper’s Week June 30, 2011 | Events, What's New | Read More
With the upcoming weeklong celebration of National Zoo Keeper Week, July 17-23, 2011, it’s worth taking a peak at the Bioparco di Roma, Rome’s century-old zoo and biopark. Located on the edge of Villa Borghese, the Bioparco di Roma is one of the oldest zoos in Europe, a conservation center...

Independence Day, Italian Style

Independence Day, Italian Style June 24, 2011 | Events, What's New | Read More
One of beloved and stereotypical American summer memories for anyone, whether tourist or resident, is the quest for a July 4th celebration– a barbecue with fireworks, hot dogs, cotton candy,  slushies and beer, in no particular order, in honor of America’s rebellious and revolutionary history....

Roma Nascosta: Archaeo-Rome secrets for all

Roma Nascosta: Archaeo-Rome secrets for all May 24, 2011 | Events, What's New | Read More
I’ve always said that May is a great month to visit Rome for all the amazing events.  If contemporary life is not what you are looking for, grab your phone and make resevervations for Roma Nascosta, ten days (May 25-June 5) of special visits to archaeological sites usually unavailable to the public. ...

What’s On in Rome: May

What’s On in Rome:  May May 4, 2011 | Events, What's New | Read More
Sharpen your pencils and get ready to take notes.  Your May calendar is going to be busy.  May in Rome means the city is bustling with flowers, fashion and outdoor events.  Here is a listing of what to add to your overly ancient and ridiculously Renaissance itinerary for Rome in May. Back to the Future,...

Beatification in the palm of your hand

Beatification in the palm of your hand April 29, 2011 | Events, What's New | Read More
Kate and Wills’ wedding buzz got the best of you and you want to continue the information high throughout the weekend?  It’s time to tag along to the Vatican and the beatification of Pope John Paul II. Rome is already filled with hundreds of thousands of tourists and pilgrims, plus left...

Elvis is in the building: Nero in Rome

Elvis is in the building: Nero in Rome April 12, 2011 | Events, What's New | Read More
Nero, ancient arsonist, violinist and inspiration for 21st century burn suites, is back in Rome.  Archaeologist Darius Arya, American Institute for Roman Culture, goes behind the scenes at Rome’s latest ancient exhibition NERONE, April 12 through September 18, 2011. –Excerpt from DariusAryaDigs.com Who...

Beatification Basics: Who, What, Where and How

Beatification Basics: Who, What, Where and How April 1, 2011 | Events, What's New | Read More
Getting ready for the Beatification and worried about what to wear? Guest writer Mountain Butorac gives the low down on who, what, when, where and how to prepare you for John Paul II’s beatification Mass on May 1, 2011. What to bring If you are planning to be at the beatification of Pope John Paul...

Beatification for Beginners

Beatification for Beginners March 17, 2011 | Events, What's New | Read More
With a t-minus 45 day countdown to the beatification of Pope John Paul II, there are many questions about the event, what it means and its logistics for residents and visitors to Rome.  As the first part in a series of beatification basics, guest writer John Thavis, Rome bureau chief of the Catholic...

Running Rome: Marathon

Running Rome: Marathon March 14, 2011 | Events, Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
I’m your biggest fan.   You know, that gleeful gal clapping on the sidelines, whistling, howling and shouting inspirational cheers to put a little spring into your step no matter what the sporting event is– that’s me.  I’ve cheered football divas, infamous bicyclists, equestrian...
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