Welcome to Rome Land

With a little leap of the imagination, Rome becomes a giant amusement park.“Its original name is the Flavian Amphitheatre.” The guide points at the Colosseum, once the world’s largest stadium. She the...

New Coronavirus cases in Rome

Police officer and trainee firefighter test positive for Coronavirus.A Rome policeman in service at Spinaceto, in the capital's southern XII municipality, has tested positive for Coronavirus following...

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...

Why now is a great time to visit Rome

Enjoy the wonders of Rome without the crowds. Did you ever wonder what it would be like to visit Rome's greatest landmarks minus the crowds? Ever dream of taking a uncrowded subway across the capi...

First Church in Rome closes due to Coronavirus

The Church of San Luigi dei Francesi in Rome, famous for Caravaggio's masterpiece "The Calling of St Matthew", closed today due to "precautionary measures" after a 43-year-old priest was hospitalized...

Rome: Coronavirus case in Fiumicino

Coronavirus: 38-year-old woman had returned to Rome from northern Italy.The Lazio region has registered its first case of Coronavirus, also known as COVID-19, after a woman living in Fiumicino - a coa...

Traffic-free Sunday in Rome on 1 March

Traffic restrictions on Sunday 1 March to battle smog in Rome. Rome has banned motorists from driving within the fascia verde (green belt) on Sunday 1 March from 07.30 to 12.30, and from 16.30 until...

There is no Coronavirus emergency in Rome

Business as usual in Rome and Lazio region. Rome mayor Virginia Raggi and Lazio Region president Nicola Zingaretti have both underlined the fact that there is no Coronavirus emergency in the capital...

Rome: Metro B to close early and at weekends

Rome resumes work to connect Metro B to Metro C at Colosseum. A large section of Rome's Metro B will close at 21.00 instead of 23.30 each night - from 2 March until 6 August - as the city begins the...

Rome's Wax Museum: so bad it's good

Visiting Rome's Wax Museum, or Museo delle Cere, is a unique and unforgettable experience. This is because Rome's wax museum is no ordinary wax museum. Due to the questionable quality of the wax mode...

Living With Lactose Intolerance in Italy vs. the United States

Having to work around a dietary restriction in a new country can be challenging, yet some Americans have reported that in the case of lactose intolerance, a move to Italy may be the best cure. Accordi...

Coronavirus: Rome tourism sector on its knees

Rome mayor to convene meeting with tourism stakeholders.Tourist cancellations have reached 90 per cent in Rome for March due to the Coronavirus outbreak (despite there not being any active Coronavirus...

Coronavirus: Chinese couple making good recovery in Rome hospital

Chinese tourists were first Coronavirus cases in Italy.The two Chinese tourists who were the first cases of Coronavirus on Italian soil are now out of danger after being treated at Rome's Spallanzani...

Where to buy shoes in Rome

What kind of shoes a real Italian wears really comes down to personal preference. Here’s a handful of places to buy shoes in Rome. A quick internet search of “shoes in Rome” will illicit hundreds of...

Coronavirus: Italy closes catacombs

Catacombs in Italy to close due to Coronavirus outbreak.Italy's catacombs that are normally open to the public are to be closed due to the Coronavirus outbreak, reports Italian news agency ANSA. The...

US students in court in Rome over police murder

American students appear in court over fatal stabbing of Rome policeman. Two US students accused of murdering a police officer in Rome last summer are due to appear in court in Rome on 26 February....

Raphael: Rome show mired in controversy

Uffizi panel quits over loan of Raphael masterpiece for Rome show. As the world prepares to mark the 500th anniversary of the death of Raphael with an 'unprecedented' exhibition in Rome, a controvers...

Palazzo Massimo alle Terme in Rome

  Designed in the neo-Renaissance style by Camillo Pistrucci, the Palazzo Massimo alle Terme was built between 1883 and 1887. Until 1960, the building was a college for Jesuit fathers, and the Italia...

Coronavirus: Rome sets up pre-triage tents outside hospitals

Rome prepares for potential Coronavirus emergency.Lazio regional health authorities are setting up pre-triage tents outside 31 hospitals in Rome and the Lazio region, in preparation for a potential ou...

Lake Bolsena: beautiful day trip from Rome

Bolsena is famed for its volcanic lake and beautiful scenery. Rome residents in search of a nearby inland destination need look no further than Bolsena. Head north up the Via Cassia to Italy’s larges...
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