Articles Tagged ‘shopping’

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...

Saldi: Rome’s sale season is back

Saldi: Rome’s sale season is back January 17, 2011 | Things to Do, What's New | Read More
S-A-L-D-I Italy’s five favorite letters for the month of January.  Rome’s sales are on, so visitors to the Eternal City during January should be eternally grateful.   From the very haute couture to casual corner, shopkeepers have taken 30 to 75% off prices during the official winter season...

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. ...

Friday Night Lights

Friday Night Lights December 20, 2010 | Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
This past Friday night, the Vatican’s Christmas tree was switched ON, meaning it’s now officially time to cheer for your favorite holiday decorations in the Eternal City.   I’ve spent the last few weeks researching and compiling a roster of holiday hilights from traditional to abstract...

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...