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With the Jubliee taking over Rome at the end of 2015 for a whole year, there’s no better time to top-up your knowledge of the Papal Basilicas that are set to be at the heart of the celebrations.
San Paolo Fuori le Mura

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A romantic break in Rome makes so much sense. Well, that’s until you hit the restaurants, many of which make even the crowds at the Colosseum look pretty tame.! Thankfully Rome has found a special niche in catering for couples, with many restaurants offering exclusive rooms and tables for 2 away from the hustle and bustle. Some only have space for just 1 couple! Here’s our top 5.

Rome restaurants for couples

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If there’s one think that unites all locals in Rome, be they party animals, cinema goers, or those who just love to wander the street by night, it’s the desire to finish off the evening with a ‘cornetto’, the local version of a croissant. We’ve put together a list of 5 well-known spots where you can put those night-time cravings to bed with a sweet cornetto!

Cornetto

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Think of fashion in Italy and Milan or perhaps Florence spring to mind. Yet Rome should be on that last too, not for the fame or size of its fashion industry, but thanks to a legendary brand that hails from the Rome and continues to put the Eternal City at the very heart of its ethos.

Fendi

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Have you ever been to Rome? Discover the Eternal City with our 48-hour itinerary here!

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There are many reasons for visiting Rome. For most visitors, though, it is a chance to step back in time. One awesome reminder of the great Roman Empire is the 2,000-year-old Pantheon. Here are the essential facts.

A guide t o the Pantheon in Rome

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There are 3 main designers who always manage to steal and keep the limelight when their collections come out. Discover the cities they’re from!
Fashion destinations

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So you’re in love! Have you heard about the relatively new tradition of making a love oath by attaching a padlock to a bridge? This is no ordinary padlock but one that has your and your sweetheart’s names or initials inscribed on it to show each other eternal love. Lovers throw away the key in the river under the bridge to symbolize their unbroken love to one another. This latest phenomenon is now happening in a number of exciting locations worldwide.

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Seeing the work of the great Renaissance artists is only possible by paying to enter museums in Rome, isn’t it? Wrong! Michelangelo, created artworks for the city throughout his career. He just lived there for 12 years, but he filled the city with masterpieces!
Statue of Michelangeloread full article

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Hollywood loves The Caesars Palace in Las Vegas. Wanna know why?

Ceasars Hotel in Las Vegas

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Every so often, the Coliseum needs a good scrub. How do they do it? And do they like it?

colosseum under restorationread full article

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When you think of drinking in Italy, craft beer doesn’t normally spring to mind but over the past few years Rome has seen an explosion of bars selling birra artigianale (“artisanal beer”).

Best craft beer bars in Rome

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Do you envisage yourself getting high on music with a huge crowd, great artists or DJs and fantastic atmosphere this summer? In that case, you can make that vision a reality by going to a music festival.

summer music festivals

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The Vatican Guard protects this sacred land.

Vatican city

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Getting a glimpse of snow-covered Rome is quite rare, even to natives of this Ancient City. Snowfall is known to come once every 20 years, so when it does happen, it’s thrilling to be able to remember it in photos. Here’s a look at 10 photos which capture snow-capped Rome in its rarest form.

Roman forum

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