Some of our former destinations for suggested daytrips are internationally known for sitting atop a tuff plateau – the delicate, eroding Civita di Bagnoregio, or Orvieto. However, there are many other similar towns with the same peculiar shape in the area north of Rome, close to the borders between the Lazio region and Tuscany, or […]
Things to do in Rome
Can ancient ruins and Roman monuments find a purpose beyond their unquestionable historic, artistic, documentary worth? The folks at Grabees think it’s very possible! This Roman-based organization alludes in its name to the GRA – the Grande Raccordo Anulare, ie. the ring road junction that runs around outer Rome and more generally signifies that everything […]
The most important tournament in the rugby universe is back: the six best national teams from as many countries in the world are competing to win the coveted trophy as we speak (or, as we write): the Six Nations! Over the course of the long calendar of matches (the last game is scheduled for March […]
Smack dab in the middle of Rome a giant, ancient monument has been sitting empty & visitor-less for many decades now. This is bound to end in the spring, though, when the Mausoleum of Augustus finally reopens to the public. The shrine, located by the Ara Pacis Museum close to Via del Corso, has been affected […]
Compared to other countries in the world, some visitors may be disappointed to find that no restaurants are open 24/7 in Italy. What’s more, just a few instances exist of places serving food in Rome after 2AM or so. That doesn’t mean that night owls, and especially those with a sweet tooth, will be let […]
The celebrations for the end of the year are upon us! However, before we get to that part of December where Christmas decorations are ubiquitous and traditional cakes are everywhere you look, tempting you into gaining a pound (or three), you’ve still got the chance to taste something that is as quintessentially Italian, Roman even, […]
Whether you’ve already visited Rome or you’re still in the planning phases of your holiday, “Roscioli” is a name that should sound immediately familiar. You must have read about it in guide books, passed by it on Via dei Giubbonari, or even eaten there – there’s no doubt that this Roman family has built an empire […]
Those planning to visit during shoulder season, which begins this month, can add one more extra activity to their list of must-do’s in Rome: the Roma Jazz Festival is on for the whole of the month. With dozens of concerts across multiple venues (mainly the Auditorium Parco della Musica in the Flaminio district, but Casa […]
Here at From Home to Rome, we are lucky to be partnering with several prominent professionals in the hospitality & tourism sector: tour guides, academics, chefs, local historians, linguists, food experts and many more! And they’re all willing to help you build a unique experience of the city, avoiding the pitfalls and cliches of “postcard […]
Chianti, Prosecco, Franciacorta, Barbera, Lambrusco: these are just some of the great wines produced in Italy, all of them available to buy in your own country.
When you travel to Italy, it’s only natural to want to try them: they’re cheaper, they’re readily available, they’re, well, excellent!