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How to Hotel in Rome: Etiquette

How to Hotel in Rome: Etiquette April 8, 2011 | Hotels, Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
Linda Martinez,  of Rome’s The Beehive hotel, clarifies some Dos and Don’ts as a hotel guest. ~ Close your eyes and imagine 5,000 consecutive days of house guests, but not just one or two, more like fifty guests at any one time.  That’s just a glimpse into the past thirteen years...

Cultural Competition: Settimana della Cultura in Italy

Cultural Competition:  Settimana della Cultura in Italy April 5, 2011 | Things to Do, What's New | Read More
With less than four days until Italy’s Settimana della Cultura, cultural week from April 9 to 17 where all state museums (and even some city-run) are free to all visitors, I should have organized by now my top list of museums that I want to visit and already started training for my  contest- how...

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...

Eating Roman

Eating Roman March 29, 2011 | Food, What's New | Read More
Guest Writer Elizabeth Minchilli, tour de force behind one of Rome’s latest food apps, answers the question “What to eat in Rome?” I get emails and calls all the time, with the same question: Where should I eat in Rome? Since I’ve been reporting on this topic for most of my life...

Artsy Tuesdays

Artsy Tuesdays March 28, 2011 | Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
Starting Tuesday March 29 and running through Tuesday December 27, you can enjoy *free! art in the evenings.  Martedi in Arte is relaunching its engaging initiative bringing visitors to museums on Tuesday evenings for a taste of Italian culture. Every last Tuesday of the month, museums such as modern...

The Return of the Gladiator: Football in Rome

The Return of the Gladiator: Football in Rome March 24, 2011 | Things to Do, What's New | Read More
Guest writer Brian Zygo on Rome and football: Although it has been over sixteen centuries since gladiators in the Colosseum, gladiators and the other blood sports of the Roman Empire continue to hold a fascination in western popular culture, from movies such as Ben Hur and Gladiator to the Starz network...

Food, Glorious Food: Rome Appsolutely, Part II

Food, Glorious Food: Rome Appsolutely, Part II March 21, 2011 | Food, What's New | Read More
Rome is in revolution.  Over the past year, Rome-based food bloggers have multiplied and restaurants have opened, renovated and rebranded.  It would be hard to keep up if it weren’t for the bloggers who are fervently writing the finer details of every kind of Roman eatery- from chic to street. ...

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...

Roman All-Nighter: Notte Tricolore, March 16 and 17

Roman All-Nighter: Notte Tricolore, March 16 and 17 March 9, 2011 | Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
Happy 150th anniversary, Italy!  Italy is celebrating its unification on March 17 with a one-off national holiday, Festa dell’Unità.   Along with all schools, offices and businesses closed for the national celebration, Rome, Turin, Milan, Florence, Naples and Cosenza will get a jump start on...
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