Tag Archives: Free things to do in Rome

Unexpected Rome: Murals of Tor Marancia

Visitors are sometimes surprised by the amount of graffiti in Rome, with illegible squiggles scrolled across most walls. I’m not a fan of the spray paint on every door, but I do appreciate Rome’s growing street art scene, especially when the murals are part of a social project the way they are in Tor Marancia. […]

Best Parks and Gardens in Rome

Rome is a major European capital, with the traffic and urban congestion that comes along with being such an important Italian city. However, if you break away from the stone alleyways that wind through the center, there are plenty of little green corners to enjoy. Some of the best parks and gardens in Rome are […]

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 […]

Ponte Sant’Angelo: Rome’s Bridge of Angels

Rome’s Tiber river does not have the fame of the Thames or the Siene, but it is an unmistakable part  of the city. Snaking through Rome in a winding trail, visiting or living in the Eternal City requires crossing the water on a regular basis. Luckily, there plenty of bridges which span the Tiber. The […]

50 Free Things to Do in Rome

Rome is full of world class museums, amazing eateries and beautiful scenery. While you can easily turn any stay in the Eternal City into an unforgettable luxury escape, there are also so many free things to do in Rome that it can be hard to know where to start. Gaze upon masterpieces by Caravaggio and […]

Teatro di Marcello: The Theater of Marcellus in Rome

I have a lot of favorites when it comes to Rome. I have my favorite gelato in Rome. I have my favorite books about Rome. I have my favorite pizza by the slice. I have my favorite Roman garden. I have my favorite cacio e pepe in the city. But I think Teatro Marcello might […]