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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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Can you handle  S. Stefano Rotondo’s panorama of martyrdom in all its beauty?

Can you handle S. Stefano Rotondo’s panorama of martyrdom in all its beauty?

March 28, 2015

There is always some mystery surrounding the church of Santo Stefano Rotondo and I must confess that when I crossed the threshold of this fascinating place. Santo Stefano Rotondo is not only architect...
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“Shaken, not stirred” – It’s Martini time in the streets and bars of Rome

“Shaken, not stirred” – It’s Martini time in the streets and bars of Rome

February 18, 2015

Sometimes I have an insatiable thirst for a good cocktail and if you fancy a bit of pre-dinner socialising too, or “Aperitivo” as the Italian’s call the interval before the evening meal, M...
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All what´s left of Isis and Serapis is a marble foot on via Piè di Marmo

All what´s left of Isis and Serapis is a marble foot on via Piè di Marmo

April 17, 2014

Wandering around Rome you’ll never get bored with history. On every corner there is something new to discover, or old, depending on how you look at it. If you are in the heart of the historical ...
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