The Jewish Ghetto in Rome

Take a tour of the Jewish Ghetto in Rome, one of the city’s most unique neighborhoods

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MACRO: Rome’s Contemporary Art Museum

MACRO – Rome’s contemporary art museum – is now free through 2019

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Villa Aurora in Rome: A Royal Home with a Caravaggio Fresco

A once-in-lifetime chance to take a tour of Villa Aurora from a princess and to see a Caravaggio fresco.

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How to Skip the Line at St. Peter’s Basilica

St. Peter’s Basilica is one of the top attractions in Rome and a must-see for many visitors. The main church at the Vatican, St. Peter’s Basilica is an important place of worship as well as a work of art in and of itself. This is where you will find Michelangelo’s evocative…

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The Most Overrated Things in Rome (And What to Do Instead)

I took to Instagram stories to ask people about the most overrated things in Rome and I got some amazing answers. People were disappointed by places, restaurants, gelato, and experiences. Hype can really ruin something. You are expecting life-changing, or at least something worth a trip around the world, and you…

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Unexpected Rome: A Secret Walkway through Trajan’s Markets

Whenever I am walking through Monti, one of my favorite things to do is to take a detour to stroll along the “secret” passageway that runs through Trajan’s Market. Most people who visit this area of Rome walk along Via dei Fori Imperiali, the large road that connects Piazza Venezia…

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How to Survive Rome in Summer High Season

Rome in summer sounds like a dream, but it can actually be a bit hot and frustrating. It is also one of the most popular times to come to Rome, so you will be dealing with crowds and competition for hotels and prime restaurant reservations. So, how can you make…

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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…

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