Tag archive for ‘Rome’
By Italia Travel & Life On Monday, December 9th, 2019
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Avoiding Bernini in Rome

The sculptor and architect created many of Rome’s most iconic sights – you can hardly take a selfie without him bombing you. Words by Joe Gartman, photos by Patricia Gartman La Fontana del Tritone in Piazza More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Thursday, December 5th, 2019
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Five foodie reasons to visit Rome

We could give you 100 reasons to visit Italy’s capital, but here we’re focusing on just the gastronomic highlights – here are our foodie tips for Rome! Images by iStock and iStockfood       1 One More...

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By Italia Travel & Life On Thursday, September 5th, 2019
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Viewpoint: Miracle of Summer Snow

People gather outside the Basilica di Santa Maria Maggiore on Rome’s Esquiline Hill to witness a soap foam re-creation of the Miracle of Summer Snow… Photo by Getty Images Legend has it… that on the night More...

Pantheon, Rome with kids
By Italia Travel & Life On Tuesday, May 28th, 2019
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Rome for families travel guide

Rome may not seem like the obvious choice for a family break, but if you plan it right, it can be a fantastic destination for the whole clan, says Beth Al Rikabi… Photos by Beth Al Rikabi If you’re planning More...

Rome for families
By Italia Travel & Life On Tuesday, May 28th, 2019
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Rome for families

Having explored Rome’s nooks and crannies several times over, Beth Al Rikabi delves into the city once more on a multi-generational family holiday… Photos by Beth Al Rikabi  Ready to Rome! It was while I was More...

Ostia Antica, Italy
By Italia Travel & Life On Saturday, March 30th, 2019
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Past Italia: Ostia Antica

The Mithraic Mysteries was once the predominant religious practice in Rome, and some archeological remains of this pre-Christian religion still survive… Photo by Getty Images Before Constantine converted to Christianity More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Thursday, March 7th, 2019
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Italia Guide – Rome and The South 2019 is now on sale!

Order your copy online today from just £9.99 (inc.P&P) here.     The brand-new Rome & the South travel guide from the publishers of Italia! magazine has 132 pages packed with expert travel More...

Piazza del Campidoglio with statue of Marcus Aurelius in Rome, Italy.
By Italia Travel & Life On Monday, March 4th, 2019
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Past Italia: Marcus Aurelius on horseback

The Equestrian Statue of Marcus Aurelius stands centre stage in Rome’s Piazza del Campidoglio… Photo by Getty Images One of the few stipulations that the Pope made when he commissioned Michelangelo to redesign More...

snow in Rome, Italy
By Italia Travel & Life On Monday, January 14th, 2019
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Past Italia: Snowfall in Rome

It snowed in Rome last February, and in 2012, though historically it’s actually quite a rare event… Photo by Getty Images This photograph was taken on Monday 26th February 2018, after the ‘Beast from the More...

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By Italia Travel & Life On Tuesday, October 16th, 2018
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Making Tracks, Part 2: to Rome

Twenty years ago Rachael Martin arrived in Italy, exploring the country by rail and dreaming of rooms with a view. Twenty years, one Italian husband and two kids later, she still has the memories of those first More...