Category Archives: Things to Do in Rome

Largo Argentina Cat Sanctuary in Rome

If you visit Rome, there is a good chance you will pass by Largo Argentina. The central site has numerous bus stops and is conveniently between the Ghetto, Campo de’ Fiori and Pantheon areas. But if you stop and look, you might notice that there are kittens prancing between the closed off area of the […]

Rome’s Mercato Centrale Turns One – Here’s How to Celebrate

Time really does fly – and case in point is that Rome’s Central Market (Mercato Centrale) is turning one year old. The market is going to celebrate its first birthday in style and starting at 6 pm on Wednesday 8 November, everyone is invited to join the party. Much like the opening one year ago, […]

Picasso in Rome

Picasso first came in Rome in 1917 when he was 35 years old – making 2017 the 100-year anniversary of his visit. It was originally supposed to be a trip to celebrate his wedding, but his mistress decided at the last minute that she did not want to marry Picasso after all. So instead, Picasso […]

How the Ancient Romans Lived: Visiting the Case Romane

One of the things that makes Rome so special is that it offers a regular glimpse into the past. You can walk through the city and find ancient monuments and ruins a-plenty. But some of the most interesting looks into what life was like for the ancient Romans are buried right under the modern city. […]