Category Archives: Rome

Episode #027: How to choose where to stay in Rome – a district by district guide

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Are you getting overwhelmed by all the accommodation choices in Rome? It’s not surprising as there are over 700 hotels and around 30,000 AirBnB listings in the city. So you need to be strategic when you’re searching for the perfect place to stay. In this episode we discuss seven districts in Rome that are the […]

Episode #017: Secrets of Rome with Erica Firpo

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Rome has enchanted visitors for well over 2,000 years. And while the main highlights of Rome – the Colosseum, Vatican, and Trevi Fountain – are on most must visit lists, make time to seek out some lesser known sights. These discoveries will make your trip truly memorable. In this episode, local travel journalist Erica Firpo […]

15 of the most interesting and beautiful fountains in Rome

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How many of the beautiful fountains in Rome have you discovered? Let’s take you on a virtual wander of some of the Eternal city’s over 2,000 fountains and show you some favorites. These remarkable structures not only provide its citizens with fresh drinking water as they have for centuries; but also create at atmosphere that is […]

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 […]