Rome

The Maxxi Museum : A prize-winning museum in the centre of Rome

It’s less than a year since the opening of the Maxxi Museum in Rome’s Flaminio district, which is dedicated to 21st Century art and the museum’s architect Zaha Hadid has wonthe UK’s Stirling Prize for architecture. The award was presented…

Read more

The Vatican City Tour in Rome

Rome, the Eternal City, boasts more historical buildings and attractions per square kilometre, than most cities house in their entirety; one of the biggest attractions, or perhaps better to call it fascinations, of Rome is the sprawling Vatican City. Whether…

Read more

St Peter’s Basilica in Rome

The world’s largest Christian church, St Peter’s Basilica or given its official Italian name, Basilica Papale di San Pietro in Vaticano, is just one many beautiful churches that can be found in the city of Rome. Contrary to popular belief,…

Read more

Art in Rome : Three reasons to visit Rome in January

If you are interested in art, and want to combine a new year’s city break with a culture booster, then head to Rome where art is top of the agenda this winter and for art and culture lovers there are…

Read more

The Cathedral San Giovanni in Laterano in Rome

The cathedral of San Giovanni in Laterano, or St John Lateran, dates back to the fourth century and was the first church to be built in Rome. These days it is also the cathedral of the bishop of Rome, namely…

Read more

The Campo dei Fiori Market in Rome

Visitors to Rome often get so caught up in visiting monument after monument that they don’t get a chance to experience Roman local life, or enjoy other typical holiday pastimes, like visiting a local market. One such market, and probably…

Read more

The Angel and Demons Tour : Dan Brown’s Rome

There aren’t many of us who haven’t been captivated by Dan Brown’s novels, The Da Vinci Code and Angels and Demons. Robert Langdon’s adventures are the ultimate combination of fast paced thriller with a thought provoking twist, which offers a…

Read more

Piazza Navona in Rome

Going on a city break to Rome? Would you like to feel the authentic Roman atmosphere, then you must visit Piazza Navona, which is located in the heart of Rome near the Pantheon. Here you will find the real Roman…

Read more

The Spanish Steps in Rome

It would be most likely that the Spanish Steps were located in either Madrid or Barcelona in Spain, but it is to be found in the Italian capital Rome. Here you can read about why it got its name. In…

Read more