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By Italia Travel & Life On Wednesday, November 1st, 2017
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Insider’s Rome: The Vatican Museums

The Vatican Museums are by far the most visited art galleries in Italy. And so they should be. There are more than 20,000 items on display at any one time – and sometimes it feels as if there are just as many More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Friday, September 22nd, 2017
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Insider’s Rome: St Peter’s Basilica

Indeed, Rome was not built in a day… Work on St Peter’s began in 1506, but the church wasn’t ready to be consecrated until 1626… Like many other buildings in Rome, St Peter’s uses stone recycled from More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Thursday, August 24th, 2017
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Insider’s Rome: The Colosseum

Rome wasn’t built in a day, and you won’t see it all in a lifetime, but our new series will guide you through what you mustn’t miss… Perhaps the most iconic of all the tourist destinations in Rome, the Colosseum More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Wednesday, July 26th, 2017
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Rome’s best ice-cream parlours

Summer in Rome can be a sweltering affair, so here at Italia! we believe that ice cream is necessity. Lorenza Bacino and Michela Di Carlo seek out the best ice cream parlours in the city to ensure you enjoy the More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Friday, June 2nd, 2017
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My life in Rome

Marina Schultz divides her time between London and Rome, where she bought atwo-bedroom apartment in 2015. What drew her to the Eternal City, and what keeps her coming back? “I went to Rome on a business trip More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Wednesday, December 7th, 2016
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Secret Rome: an insider’s guide to the Eternal City

If you’ve been to Rome once, then it’s time to go again. Marina Spironetti reveals ten things you should experience on your second visit to the Eternal City… You have been to Rome. You survived the 7km or More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Wednesday, December 7th, 2016
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Where to get the best coffees in Rome

Espresso lovers can never go wrong in Rome. Your coffee will probably be excellent in most of the bars you find. Caffè Sciascia   Yet, according to locals, if you want to drink the best in the city you have More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Monday, September 26th, 2016
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Hidden Rome – Part 2

The second part in the series, click here for part 1 of Hidden Rome Previously, we visited one of the earliest surviving Christian ruins in Rome and Nero’s summer residence, Domus Aurea. This week More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Wednesday, September 21st, 2016
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Hidden Rome – Part 1

Don’t let traffic fumes and tourists get you down in Rome… there’s so much to enjoy in Italy’s vibrant, bustling capital, without bypassing its history and beauty. If you’ve been elbowed out of the way More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Wednesday, August 24th, 2016
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News Bites – Rome Elects its first ever female mayor

The latest Italian news this Month – Rome elects it’s first ever lady, Sophia Loren’s dress goes on auction and Keira makes waves in Venice… Take me home If there’s one thing that gets More...