New Year's Eve in Rome

As New Year’s Eve approaches, Wanted in Rome highlights a selection of events taking place on the Festa di S. Silvestro, as it is known in Italy, as well as some traditions associated with new y...

Porto Fluviale revives Rome's river port

The river port of ancient Rome will live again with the 8 December inauguration of a series of eateries, from snack-bar to restaurant, in the 900 sqm. Porto Fluviale near Ostiense tube station. Rom...

Just for a laugh! You know you've been in Italy too long when...

Just for a laugh! You know you've been in Italy too long when...  1) You consider accepting the dinner invitation at the house of someone you just met. 2) You can have a conversation wit...

Irish pub for hire in Rome

One of Rome's best-known and most authentic Irish pubs, the Druid's Den, is now offering a large function room which may be booked for private parties and events. Completely separate from the main pub...

Swimming in the shadow of the Colosseum

This year for the second year running the traditional Roman summer festival All

Rome International Schools May Fairs

The following international schools in Rome are holding fairs during May: 8 May. American Overseas School of Rome, Via Cassia 811. 11.00-16.00. For more information tel. 06334381, www.aosr.org. 15 M...

New Year in Rome

Informal New Year celebrations in Rome are centered around Piazza del Popolo, where thousands of people converge. Although it

Tivoli ice park

Following the success of Tivoli

Villa Balestra reopens after renovations

Villa Balestra in the Parioli neighbourhood has reopened to the public after renovations lasting 14 months. The work, costing

Rome pub crawls investigated

The city police and the local health authorities are carrying out checks on organised pub crawls in Rome. This follows the death of a young Australian at the end of August whose body was found on th...

Biking to London

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Autumn at Landriana

Gardening enthusiasts will enjoy the annual autumn horticultural sale at the beautiful Landriana estate in Ardea 35 km south of Rome. From 9-11 Oct the Giardini della Landriana, established by...

Evening openings at city museums

Not to be outdone by the Vatican Museums, three city-run museums are also opening in the evening on Saturdays during October. The Capitoline Museums are open on 12 and 26 September and 17 October from...

Villa Strohl Fern guided tours

Villa Strohl Fern, an important centre for many French and Italian artists in the 19th century and early 20th century, is open for guided tours on 27 September and on 11 and 25 October at 10.00, 11.30...

Summer on the Tiber.

The usual ingredients of music, open-air cabaret, shopping and cocktails, not to mention a dash of exotic dining under the stars, bring to life the river banks of the Tiber once again this summer. Fr...

Yoga in the park.

The second edition of the YogaFestivalRoma returns to Villa Pamphili on 5-7 June. Drawing over 4,500 yoga enthusiasts in 2008, this year

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If you would like to have your kid(s) play and socialize, our 3 girls (twins of 9, and 8) would be very happy to make friendship with international friends. The girls are very nice...