Articles Tagged ‘children’

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...

Carnevale Romano

Carnevale Romano March 1, 2011 | Things to Do | Read More
Martedì Grasso is in less than five days, announcing the arrival of more leaner times– but there are still four days of  carnival season in Rome.  This Saturday March 5 through  Tuesday Tuesday March 8, Rome shows off its carnival best with Carnevale Romano with festivities, parades, and musical...

Roma & Pìu: New website for Province of Rome

Roma & Pìu: New website for Province of Rome January 25, 2011 | Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
The Provincia di Roma, the governing and informational entity for Rome and its surroundings, has just unwrapped the gift that keeps on giving:  Roma & Pìu, a website focusing on culture, events, gastronomy, lodging, environment and everything else located in and pertaining to the 2100 square mile...

Rome After Christmas

Rome After Christmas December 24, 2010 | Events, Nightlife, What's New | Read More
So you’ve planned your vigilia, Christmas eve, with a whopping feast in a posh ristorante or traditional trattoria.  You’ve organized Santa to scale the palazzo walls for Christmas day.  What’s on the agenda for the 26th? In Italy, December 26 is the feast of Santo Stefano, an official holiday...

Conspire by the Fire: Rome for the Holidays

Conspire by the Fire:  Rome for the Holidays December 9, 2010 | Things to Do, What's New | Read More
Rome for the Holidays? The Eternal City was designed for winter holiday celebration thanks to its beautiful architecture, the open and festively decorated piazzas, the not-too-chilly weather and most importantly, the century-old traditions and celebrations during the holiday season.  If you are lucky...

Shade: Villa Borghese

Shade:  Villa Borghese August 10, 2010 | Things to Do, Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
Villa Borghese is the place in Rome to run to when you need to unleash your child or inner child.  Sprawling over 148 acres of meadows, Villa Borghese is one of Rome’s largest parks.  Formerly the private estate of the Borghese family, the late 19th century Italian unification transformed the...