Fiumicinos only airport hotel

What kind of agonised soul would ever stay in an airport hotel? Would he be a plane-spotter? Someone afraid of city centres? And surely any individual wanting to stay among planes only half an hour fr...

New Year Italian style

Staying in Rome for New Years Eve? Well, the Italians may not have Auld Lang Syne or New Years resolutions, but they have plenty of other peculiar traditions to make up for it. And youd better be awar...

A Neapolitan Christmas celebration

Christmas trees, Santa Claus and the presepio. These were the main elements of Christmas as I remember it as an Italian American growing up in New Jersey. Both my parents families emigrated to the US...

The least pleasant part

When I first came to Rome I was excited because I was here years ago when I was a freshman in highschool and I’ve counted the days until I could study abroad here since. My family and I came for only...

Mix of architecture

Getting the opportunity to experience the historic foundation of the Eternal City was one of the things I loved about my stay in Rome. Living in Rome for the past five months has given me the incredi...

New types of foods

Studying abroad in Rome has been an amazing journey for me. Being born and raised in Miami, Florida I have always been used to the city life with the ambulance driving by every 5 minutes, having homel...

Avoid the Road

Moving to Rome is a dream come true for most college students, the idea of living a fantasy life in accordance to the films we all saw growing up like “Eat, Pray, Love” or the “Lizzie McGuire movie,”...

Three Reasons to Study Abroad in Rome

Experience, Experience, Experience: Three Reasons to Study Abroad in Rome As a writer, I believe there are few things that are more important than experience. In the words of Eleanor Roosevelt, “Th...

Restaurant service is totally different

Studying for a semester in Rome, I have encountered a culture shock--noticing great differences. As a student who resides in Miami, I yearned for a kind of history that south Florida lacked. While Fl...

I am beginning to love it

When I made plans to move to Roma for four months, I was not anticipating the level of culture shock I experienced. From January until now, I have learned to quickly adapt to the atmosphere around me....

Travel throughout Europe at an inexpensive rate

The eternal city is often regarded as one of the most beautiful and timeless metropolitan areas in the world. With a complex history that spans over thousands of years, both tourists and locals are co...

Graffiti on buildings older than my home country

Some may see it as shameful and degenerative, but i think it is a generational stamp on structures that have lived before us and hopefully long after. A complex mix of urban and ancient, Rome is my...

People warned me about the catcalling

Picture this: you just took your seat on your 11 hour flight from the United States to spend a semester in Rome, Italy away from your family and friends. What are you supposed to expect from somewhere...

Save on Christmas hampers

Rome's city council has launched another initiative in time for Christmas as part of its popular Romaspendebene campaign designed to contain prices. From now until Christmas 35 neighbourhood markets a...

Voting difficulties for immigrants

Immigrants in Rome will have a hard time voting on Sun 28 March, the day set for the election of their representatives to city's central and area councils. Voting certificates are being sent out late...

Fine arts and culture week.

The Italian Ministry of Fine Arts and Culture holds its annual culture week from 24 - 30 May. During the week entry to all state museums and archeological sites is free. Guided tours, exhibitions and...

Sacred music at the Ges.

The third of a series of seven concerts of sacred music will take place at 21.00 on Sunday 23 May in the Chiesa del Ges. The Rome Opera House orchestra and choir will perform Shubert's Mass n. 6. with...

La Landriana fair

La Landriana Gardens, just south of Rome at Tor S. Lorenzo, will hold its popular garden exhibition and market from Friday 22 April until Monday 25 April. This year more than 100 exhibitors and expert...

Romans adopt closer to home.

Court records in Rome show that fewer Roman couples turned to international adoption in 2005, following a sharp increase in costs, bureaucratic obstacles and legislation in foreign countries. With jus...

Rome's mayor ahead in the polls.

An opinion poll, conducted on the 12-13 January by the market research group IPSOS, shows that 73 per cent of Rome's voters expect to return the incumbent, Walter Veltroni, to office at the city elec...
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I am an American seeking work in Roma, IT. I will be working on my doctorate at Sapienza in Classical Archaeology, but also hold an MA in Sustainable Cultural Heritage (Patrimonio...