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Rome’s amazing Pantheon: Facts and history to enliven your visit

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Alongside the Colosseum, Rome’s Pantheon is perhaps the most iconic remnant of the ancient Roman Empire. The Roman Pantheon is truly an architectural wonder. Its impressive design, scientific and harmonious proportions, and striking elegance remind the visitor of the glory of the great Roman Empire. Why visit the Pantheon? The Pantheon has stood for nearly […]

Episode #102: Christmas in Capri

  Have you ever wondered what it would be like to spend Christmas on the beautiful island of Capri? Italian towns have a charming way of celebrating Christmas – think cute Christmas markets and piazzas adorned with lights and Christmas trees! Capri is thought of as a summer resort but Christmas is usually a gorgeous […]

Episode #101: Tales from the Pantheon, Rome

  Join us as we pay a visit to the incomparable Pantheon in the heart of Rome. Nearly 2,000 years old, but incredibly well preserved – it is fascinating for both its architecture and history and there’s always something new and interesting to learn every time you visit. Show notes In this episode, we talk to […]

Episode #100: In Search of Authentic Italy

  Pop the prosecco! We’re celebrating 100 episodes of the Untold Italy podcast with our views on authentic travel and some very special announcements about our upcoming tours (oh my!) and a way our podcast fans can access an exclusive extra podcast episode each month and input into the show content. Show notes I’ve been […]

Aleph Rome Hotel Review: 5 Star Luxury Near the Spanish Steps

Exterior of Aleph Rome Hotel, Curio Collection by Hilton

What to expect at the Aleph Rome hotel A boutique modern property with just over 80 rooms, the Aleph Rome is part of Hilton’s Curio Collection of hotels with independent flair.  Located in a historic former bank, the hotel fuses traditional features (think marble details and even the bank vault) with modern local artwork. Guests […]

Episode #099: Magnificent Milan – Favorite Places and Coffee Bars

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  Let’s take a trip to Italy’s second biggest city Milan – a thriving hub of design, fashion and also coffee! In Milan, you’ll find an interesting mix of old and new – from the incredible Duomo and Galleria Emanuele II to modern architecture and also historic and new wave coffee bars. You’ll find a […]