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Trevi Fountain facts in Rome: what happens to coins thrown in the water?

The Trevi Fountain is an absolute jaw dropper of an attraction, and one of the top things to see in Rome. Churning through almost 3 million cubic feet of water daily it is not just a water source – it is a symbol of Rome and even a source of charity! It is a top [...]

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Parking in Rome: where to find the cheapest car parks

This crazy city is not for the faint-hearted driver! Multiple lanes of criss crossing traffic, beeping horns and not to mention crazy daredevil moped riders ensure for a hair-raising experience! However, if you must drive in all this bedlam you will discover another problem – parking in Rome! Parking in Rome is a pain in [...]

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The Best Views in Rome

There is so much to see and do in Rome that you might forget to just stop, take a step back and ENJOY! From rushing to meet the hop on hop off bus to staring at your feet in a 2 hour queue, you might find it hard to see the woods for the trees. [...]

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Top 5 Rome Beaches: How to Reach the Beach from Rome

You may wonder what beaches are close to Rome? The heat of a hot summer’s day can be quite unrelenting in Rome. Queuing at any of the big attractions too is sometimes extremely tiring. If you are in Rome in the summer for any more than a city break we suggest heading to one of [...]

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Money in Rome: everything you need to know

We get asked this question a lot - just how much money do I need for my trip to Rome?! Well, our answer usually is ambiguous - it depends! Are you a budget traveller? Do you save up for a trip to give yourself a medium budget, enough to enjoy more than the standard sights? [...]

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8 places at which to taste the best gelato in Rome

Gelato is no standard ice cream. It is a creamier more luxurious version (which is surprising, since there is less cream in it that in ice cream!). Gelato is a decidedly Italian dessert that dates back to the 16th century. Rumour has it; it was first created in Florence and has since spread worldwide! You [...]

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Where to buy handicrafts in Rome ?

If you are thinking about picking up some souvenirs when in this fabulous city, then make sure you don’t fall into a tourist trap. Things not to buy in Rome include anything in a tourist souvenir shop! Think magnets of the Pope in memory of a Papal audience , key rings with the Colosseum hanging [...]

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Digital Nomad in Rome: where to work on your computer

Life in Rome as a Digital Nomad can be many things. Expensive. Overwhelming Frustrating. HOT! However, there is so much advantage and beauty to living away from the rat race and exploring this beautiful city at your own pace. The fact that Rome is a global city means you do have the chance to seek [...]

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The 7 Best Places to take Beautiful Pictures of Rome

Rome is certainly breathtaking – the famous historical sights for which the city is renowned make for stunning backdrops for photos. The Colosseum, St Peter’s Basilica and the Pantheon are just some of the famous attractions that feature in most tourists’ pictures of Rome at the end of a trip. On top of that there [...]

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Rome off the beaten tracks: 5 100% local addresses

Get away from the tourist trail and uncover these lesser known Rome attractions like a local. Rome! It’s a city many dream of visiting – historical treasures, the Vatican City and a fantastic atmosphere combine to make Rome a place teeming with attractions and sights. But the popularity of Rome’s lifestyle, cafes and bustling streets [...]

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