Articles Tagged ‘Nightlife’

Concert Series in Rome

Concert Series in Rome June 12, 2011 | Nightlife, Things to Do, What's New | Read More
With a fisted salute during Europride 2011, Lady Gaga has officially kicked off the summer  concert series in Rome.  Though many concerts are a pagamento, a small treasure trove of free concerts can be still be found– included the much heralded July 3 Colosseum concert by Biagio Antonacci. Though...

Vatican Under the Stars

Vatican Under the Stars May 17, 2011 | Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
“What happens at the Vatican (Vatican museums, Sistine Chapel, et al) when it is not open to public?” may be one of the more popular questions I am asked throughout the year. Though I like to imagine the Pope sliding through the halls in his red velvet slippers with his white frock sailing...

Last Supper: La Matricianella

Last Supper: La Matricianella May 11, 2011 | Food, What's New | Read More
It’s the end of the world as we know it.  If you haven’t had your head in the clouds, then you know that today, May 11, is the day an earthquake will hit Rome, rendering the city eternal no more.  Though I would be devastated if the Colosseum were to complete its collapse (in 1349 most...

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...

I Spy Rome: The City Digitally Eternal

I Spy Rome: The City Digitally Eternal December 28, 2010 | Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
Wish you could be in Rome? A fly on the wall, spying the monuments, festivities, piazzas and people? I have one word for you: webcam. Thanks to the myriads of hotels, weather channels and the wide world of the internet, you and I can live stream the Eternal City even when in Rome, indoors on a rainy...

Friday Night Lights [cont’d]

Friday Night Lights [cont’d] December 24, 2010 | Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
Paris may call itself the City of Lights but visitors to Rome have noticed this city is lit up and shimmering like a Fabergè egg, and just in time for the holidays. Simone di Santi, host of A Road Retraveled podcasts, has been snapping up shots of the Eternal City under its holiday lights all week. ...

Ringing in the New Year: Rome

Ringing in the New Year: Rome December 21, 2010 | Events, Food, What's New | Read More
In Rome and ready to party like it’s 2011 but have no clue where to start?  The Eternal City feels like an eternal, and  often times, infernal, party on New Year’s Eve.  Piazzas teem with thousands of eyes-wide-open viewers who elbow for just a cobblestone of pavement property to  listen...

Rome and the Aperitivo

Rome and the Aperitivo May 4, 2010 | Food, Nightlife | Read More
To understand Rome, you must understand the unspoken schedule that everyone, whether resident or not, follows.  We have a quick caffè and pastry in the morning, enjoy a sometimes long and always chatty lunch, meditate with our mid-afternoon shot of espresso and by 5 pm, we are already thinking about...