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Andiamo al mare! Beaches by Rome

Andiamo al mare! Beaches by Rome June 8, 2011 | Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
Italy is a long peninsula of bountiful beaches and beach culture thus picking out the “best” isn’t easy. Anyone whose spent a bit of time residing in or traveling through Italy will know that the “best beaches” depend on the right mix of proximity, fabulous bathing suits...

Daycation: Inner-City Spa

Daycation:  Inner-City Spa May 27, 2011 | Things to Do, What's New | Read More
With the weather in Rome giving off a tropical vibe,  it is time to consider the inner city daycation- an in-town time-out where travel is just an after thought.  My favorite choice is always Spa, since living in Rome from May through October means an increasing need to escape the balmy and days, overstimulated...

Hitting the Rails: Train Travel in Italy

Hitting the Rails: Train Travel in Italy May 9, 2011 | Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
If you’ve had a chance to visit Trenitalia‘s website over the last month, you’ll notice the site is not just updated with bettery navigatability, but it’s also listing constantly updated offerte, fabulous travel offers for train travel in Italy and Europe– such as MINI (fares...

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...

This Week in Rome: News

This Week in Rome:  News January 20, 2011 | What's New | Read More
Rome is hot, as in Paris Hilton Hot, and bubbling with news this week: F1 chief executive Bernie Ecclestone has finally replied to Rome’s mayor Gianni Alemanno request for a race. One grand prix for Italy is enough and yes, the race will remain in Monza. No F1 for Rome The Vatican has announced that...

Stuck at Rome’s FCO for the Holidays? Love it!

Stuck at Rome’s FCO for the Holidays? Love it! November 2, 2010 | Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
You’ve just been told you have six hours to kill at Rome’s Fiumicino Airport (FCO).  What are you going to do?  First, thank the stars that it is the 21st century because FCO has finally stopped putting the . . . er. . . in International.  Second, head back to the Eternal City! With 45...

Pink Empire: Italy’s Rail to Support Women’s Health

Pink Empire: Italy’s Rail to Support Women’s Health October 3, 2010 | Events, What's New | Read More
Pink is no longer a just a color.  It is a call to arms around the world for the fight against breast cancer.  And in the month of October the call goes global as National Breast Cancer month turns buildings, organizations, businesses and the internet pink.  On Friday, the Empire State Building sparkled...

Get Smart!

Get Smart! September 27, 2010 | Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
by guest blogger Nicole Arriaga Let’s face it. Roaming about Rome on public transportation can be at times, well, a bit cumbersome.  Sure, the buses and metro (which happens to be only 2 lines by the way), will take you to a chunk of the major main attractions. But having to research which bus to...

Getting from Here to There: Rome’s Public Transport

Getting from Here to There:  Rome’s Public Transport August 27, 2010 | Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
First and most important to learn is that ATAC Rome’s public transportation means buses and trams.  Yes, there are two metro (underground) lines but more territory can be covered via tram and bus.  Sorry, New Yorkers and Londoners.  Buses crisscross the city in fleets of diesel and electric,...

Planes, Trains and Automobiles

Planes, Trains and Automobiles August 21, 2010 | Travel Tips | Read More
Guest Blogger:  Nicole Arriaga You’ve booked your trip to Rome and now you have to figure out how you’ll get into the city center from the airport. The good news is that there are several different ways to get to and from the airport that meets everyone’s budget. Taxi From Fiumicino Airport The...
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