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Rome’s Other Basilicas
Rome’s Other Basilicas
Do you know Saint Peter’s is not the cathedral of Rome? Actually, the world’s supposedly largest church is located into a state independent of Italy, namely Vatican City, an enclave within the [...]
New at From Home to Rome: Via dei Capocci
New at From Home to Rome: Via dei Capocci
From Home to Rome has finally landed in Monti! Our newest managed apartment is actually a first for us, because it is located in the historic, fascinating Monti district, where we had no previous [...]
Sep 17, 2018 Category: Building, From Home to Rome, Monti area 0 Comments
5 things (plus one) you can not do in Rome!
5 things (plus one) you can not do in Rome!
Compared to other cities worldwide, Rome provides a very accommodating, free environment to all of its visitors. For instance, you can dress however you like, provided your clothing is modest [...]
Sep 14, 2018 Category: Fountains, Rome 101, Uncategorized 0 Comments
Ō Festival: music and dance at the Baths of Diocletian
Ō Festival: music and dance at the Baths of Diocletian
If the word “festival” conjures images of mud for days and wellies as well of loud music, people headbanging or disgusting porta potties, well think again! As an example of how things [...]
Sep 12, 2018 Category: Museums, Termini area, What's On in Rome 0 Comments
Where to find English-speaking doctors in Rome?
Where to find English-speaking doctors in Rome?
Whether you’re planning a travel to Rome or are already visiting and researching who to turn to in the event you need medical help in the city, you’ll be no doubt relieved to know [...]
Sep 08, 2018 Category: From Home to Rome, Rome 101 0 Comments
Going for lunch where the Romans go
Going for lunch where the Romans go
If you can’t wait for dinner, the most part of restaurants and trattorias in Rome are open for lunch, too. What if you feel peckish on the way to some attraction in central Rome, really need to [...]
Aug 25, 2018 Category: From Home to Rome, Landmarks, Rome 101 0 Comments
Legal marijuana shops in Rome: why are they everywhere?
Legal marijuana shops in Rome: why are they everywhere?
Visiting Rome, you may have been surprised by the growing number of shops with the word marijuana on their signs; or the by now familiar silhouette of the infamous plant on their windows and [...]
Aug 21, 2018 Category: Rome 101, What's On in Rome 0 Comments
Recommended daytrip from Rome: How to get to Orvieto
Recommended daytrip from Rome: How to get to Orvieto
While not being in the Lazio region (the state in central Italy where Rome is located), Orvieto is close enough to its borders to represent a fantastic option for a daytrip out of the city. One [...]
Aug 18, 2018 Category: Landmarks, Rome 101 0 Comments
Ferragosto – Or why Rome shuts down in August
Ferragosto – Or why Rome shuts down in August
It may not be as noticeable as in the olden days – the outcome of many global chains entering the Roman scene – but like other fellow travellers you may have been wondering why Rome [...]
Aug 14, 2018 Category: From Home to Rome, Rome 101, What's On in Rome 0 Comments
Hop-on, Hop-off bus tours in Rome: Are they worth it?
Hop-on, Hop-off bus tours in Rome: Are they worth it?
The reasons why a hop-on, hop-off bus tour is useless in Rome Local levels of traffic. These buses are huge, the streets of Rome are not. They are in the way all the time, they obstruct the lanes [...]
Aug 13, 2018 Category: Landmarks, Rome 101, Trastevere area, Trevi area, Vatican Area 0 Comments