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Capitoline Museum in Rome

Capitoline Museum in Rome: Entrance Fee & Famous Rooftop Cafe

Consisting of three buildings surrounding the Piazza del Campidoglio, a visit to the museums will open your eyes to an extensive collection of artefacts and art. Dating back to the 15th century, the works include statues, coins, Roman historical pieces, and much more. You can get all you need to know about the Capitoline Museums [...]

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Weather in Rome in spring

Rome Weather March: What to Pack for Rome in March & much more

March is a brilliant time during which to visit Rome! The city is awakening from its winter slumber, and signs of spring are everywhere. But, it is not completely packed yet with tourists and day visitors. You can expect to have the best of both worlds - better weather and a bit more life about [...]

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All about Jewish Ghetto Rome

All about Jewish Ghetto Rome: History, Restaurants & Hotels

The Jewish Ghetto in Rome was established in 1555 in Rione XI - Sant'Angelo. There was a very long established presence of Jews in Rome, dating to before Christ. In 1555, Pope Paul IV issued a Papal degree, essentially stripping the Jewish community of many of their rights. Overnight, Jews lost their religious and economic [...]

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Facts about Rome Spanish Steps

Facts about Rome Spanish Steps + Best Hotels & Restaurants

The Spanish Steps are one of Rome’s most iconic attractions - and the best part about it is they are free to visit. Learn all you need to know about the history of the Spanish Steps, Italy. Check out some interesting facts, and learn all about what makes this attraction so popular. What are the [...]

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Visiting Rome in February

Visiting Rome in February: Visiting Tips, Events & best Things to do

We LOVE Rome. All the time. But, those of us who know Rome well know that the off-season is a GREAT time to visit. If you have ever queued round the block for the Colosseum in the height of summer, you know EXACTLY what we mean! The off season means you can take Rome at [...]

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Italy sim card guide

Sim cards in Italy for Travelers: Italy SIM card Full Guide

We don’t know about you, but travelling to another country and losing your data can feel like a nightmare! Cut off from your emails, social media and other communication. Unable to check when the trains are running. Can’t locate yourself on map. For some, this is a welcome break from modern communication. For others, it [...]

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Tipping in Italy rules

Italy tipping Guide – Do you tip in Italy or not?

Heading to this wonderful country? You will likely want to know if, and when, you should be leaving tips in Italy. Every country is different! For example, when travelling to the USA you always need to factor in a lot of money for tipping – up to 20%! Others do not expect tips - or [...]

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Rome January weather

Rome weather January: What to Wear & Do in Rome?

January is often so miserable! You’re broke, carrying an extra couple of kilos, and cold. The days are short, the nights are long. It’s pretty grim! What better way to get through this and start your new year off with a bang than to get away from it all! And Rome in January still has [...]

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Rome December Tips

Rome in December: Best Rome Weather December Tips

Italy in winter? Is it possible? Will things be open? Will the holiday vibe still be there? Won’t it be too cold? Here, we will answer all the questions you have about the weather in Rome in December, what to do, and much more. Visiting Rome in December - Good or bad idea? We may [...]

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Piazza Santa Maria Maggiore

Basilica di Santa Maria Maggiore: Tickets & Opening Hours

The Basilica Papale di Santa Maria Maggiore Rome is a Papal Basilica and is dedicated to the Virgin Mary. It is the largest of its kind in Rome. Although a Papal cathedral, the Church is not located in the Vatican City. It is to be found within Rome. However, the Italian state is obliged, thanks [...]

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