Rome's Trevi Fountain as you've never seen it before

Trevi Fountain filmed during Rome's lockdown. Rome's Trevi Fountain has been captured with stunning drone footage by videomaker Nils Astrologo. "The Trevi fountain in a perspective never seen befo...

Timelapse video of empty Rome in lockdown

Incredible timelapse footage taken on 24 March shows the usually-congested streets of Rome now virtually deserted amid a nationwide shutdown to contain the spread of the Coronavirus. Italy in loc...

Happy birthday Federico: Romans sing to little boy from their balconies

Life in lockdown Italy: quarantined Romans take to their balconies to sing to toddler. Italy is in total shutdown, as part of efforts to contain the Coronavirus, meaning that birthday parties - even...

Exploring Rome's parks

While there is no end to amazing museums and archaeological sites in Rome, it is also refreshing to visit the city's parks, which offer vast expanses of greenery and have more than their fair share of...

The Decline of Rome’s iconic Stone Pines

Rome’s unique skyline scattered with steeping basilica domes, ancient forum ruins and the infamous Colosseum would not be complete without the silhouette of an Italian Stone Pine. Also known as Umbr...

How to find an Apartment in Rome

When studying abroad, or simply traveling for an extended amount of time, finding an apartment to rent may offer a cheaper means of living, compared to staying in an expensive dorm or hotel room. H...

Garbatella: Rome's Garden City

Garbatella has its own distinct Roman identity. Rome's Garbatella neighbourhood, which celebrates its centenary in 2020, was designed primarily to house railway and dock workers working in the neighb...

Rome's Garbatella celebrates 100 years in 2020

Rome neighbourhood of Garbatella marks centenary in 2020.The south Rome suburb of Garbatella is preparing to celebrate its 100th birthday on 18 February 2020. Garbatella's celebrations will mark the...

Rome: Ostiense is one of Europe's coolest quarters

Ostiense makes The Guardian's top 10 list of Europe's coolest neighbourhoods. Rome's Ostiense district, south of the city centre, has been included among a list of "10 of the coolest neighbourhoods i...

Rome: controversy over Trevi Fountain barrier

Experts critical of plan to install barrier around Rome landmark. Rome mayor Virginia Raggi has defended the city's plan to install a protective barrier around the Trevi Fountain, saying that it woul...

Why sinkholes are opening up on Rome's streets

100 chasms opened up on Rome streets in 2019. There is renewed focus on the phenomenon of Rome's sinkholes - chasms opening up on streets around the capital - following the news of a 24-apartment bui...

Rome building near Colosseum evacuated

60 people evacuated from central Rome street. Rome firefighters have evacuated the residents of a building containing 24 apartments on Via Marco Aurelio after part of the pavement collapsed. Around...

Rome police stop Bollywood climb at Trevi Fountain

€450 fine for Bollywood stunt at Trevi Fountain. A 20-year-old Egyptian man was apprehended by Rome police as he climbed up the side of the Trevi Fountain on 15 January. The man, who was not carryin...

Rome celebrates La Befana

La Befana, which falls each year on 6 January, is a public holiday across Italy.Italians celebrate the religious feast of the Epiphany, or the more popular folklore version of La Befana, on Monday 6 J...

Rome bans fireworks on New Year's Eve

Rome mayor bans use of firecrackers and bangers over New Year. Rome has banned the use of firecrackers, bangers, rockets and other explosive material from 31 December until midnight on 6 January 2020...
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