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8 June 2016
In May 2016, we hosted our first ever Selfie in Context contest. What is Selfie in Context, you ask? Perfect harmony between place and you. View the winning selfie plus a few of our favorites.
25 May 2016
We sit down with docent Linda Nolan for her advice on how to bring the Colosseum to life for families.
24 May 2016
Many companies promise “skip the line” tickets for the city’s top sites, the Vatican, Colosseum, and Galleria Borghese. We get to the truth behind what “skip the line” really means.
17 May 2016
These neighborhoods give you 5 great reasons to leave Rome’s historic center and explore.
6 May 2016
In the List of Popes, These Are the 5 Greatest Since the declaration of Habemus Papam – we have a…
4 January 2016
We give you 5 reasons to spend your winter in Italy, a season when the peninsula comes to life.
6 December 2015
December 8 begins a Jubilee Year in Rome. We take you through the history and what to expect.
24 August 2015
Our quick tips for putting together a satisfying foodie experience in Rome.
12 June 2015
From Kyoto to Boston, we talk with docents around the network about the importance of gardens in their cities.
13 May 2015
Three of our Italy docents explain what we can learn about 16th-century food traditions and habits by looking at the art from that period.
25 April 2015
When remembering the history of WWII, the important role of women is often lost. To celebrate Liberation Day in Italy we highlight 3 heroines of WWII.
7 March 2015
Join us and our docents in a series of intimate museum lectures at four of our favorite off-the-beaten-path museums in Rome
2 January 2015
We survey our docents about their favorite Art Nouveau buildings to show how this truly international style left a lasting legacy across the globe.
18 December 2014
Docent Theresa Potenza shares some tips on how to find Roman artisanal jewelry for the perfect holiday gift.
19 August 2014
On the 2000th anniversary of Augustus’ death, we discuss his legacy in Rome with archeologist Giulia Facchin.