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Rome’s walls as a canvas. In Rome street artists create an exciting dialogue between the city, its people and history

Rome’s walls as a canvas. In Rome street artists create an exciting dialogue between the city, its people and history

February 4, 2016

In Rome creating images on walls has been a tradition going back thousands of years. Contemporary street art has kicked it up a notch and created an exiting place for street artists to showcase their ...
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Heading to Rome for New year’s Eve? 7 tips to celebrate the last day of 2015 in the eternal city

Heading to Rome for New year’s Eve? 7 tips to celebrate the last day of 2015 in the eternal city

December 22, 2015

Heading to Rome for New year's Eve? Rome is one of our favourite destinations for New Year’s Eve in Italy, 7 tips to finish 2015 with a bang
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On this vintage Fiat500 tour you truly are the star of your own Roman Holiday with Rome as a gorgeous backdrop

On this vintage Fiat500 tour you truly are the star of your own Roman Holiday with Rome as a gorgeous backdrop

November 19, 2015

The tiny, cult classic Fiat 500 appeared in many movies, but none as famous as Roman Holiday (1953). Shot entirely on location in Rome, Roman Holiday is the captivating fairy-tale romance of a runaway...
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The discovery of a 6th century BC house under Palazzo Canevari redraws the map of ancient Rome

The discovery of a 6th century BC house under Palazzo Canevari redraws the map of ancient Rome

September 15, 2015

On Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2015 archaeologists found the complete remains of a 2,500 year-old residence under Palazzo Canevari (owned by Cassa Depositi e Prestiti), on the Quirinale Hill between Via Venet...
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Food Bloggers of Rome just shoot and share, Foodografia wants you to capture gastronomic Rome

Food Bloggers of Rome just shoot and share, Foodografia wants you to capture gastronomic Rome

September 4, 2015

In a city of such endless food possibilities like Rome, the right choice can be quite overwhelming. Some restaurants or eateries are good or even excellent, but there are also places which really disa...
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Azzedine Alaïa blends fashion with classic art in Couture / Sculpture at the Villa Borghese

Azzedine Alaïa blends fashion with classic art in Couture / Sculpture at the Villa Borghese

August 20, 2015

After the Groninger Museum in Groningen, the Guggenheim in New York and the Palais Galliera in Paris, Rome can now admire the creations of the couturier Azzedine Alaïa (June 7, 1940) at the Galleria B...
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The iconic photographer Steve McCurry touched down at  the legendary Cinecittà Studio

The iconic photographer Steve McCurry touched down at the legendary Cinecittà Studio

June 19, 2015

Curated by Biba Giacchetti and Peter Bottazzi,  the summer exhibition of photographer Steve McCurry in Teatro1, next to the buildings that house “Cinecittà si Mostra”, aims to tell the adv...
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After centuries of wear and tear Gaius Cestius pyramid returns to its white, ancient glory

After centuries of wear and tear Gaius Cestius pyramid returns to its white, ancient glory

May 30, 2015

Coming from the airport you might pass one of Rome’s most unlikely monuments the Pyramid of Cestius or the “Piramide di Caio Cestio or Piramide Cestia” in Italian, on the Piazzale Ostiense. Caius Cest...
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Antico Arco, fine dining with a panoramic view 200 mtrs up from P. San Pancrazio

Antico Arco, fine dining with a panoramic view 200 mtrs up from P. San Pancrazio

May 3, 2015

Restaurant Antico Arco (Janiculum Hill) may be off the beaten track compared to most parts of Rome, but it’s a journey well worth taking if you love a bit of fine dining. Founded by three friends with...
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