Rome's Fiumicino airport has become the first airport in the world to obtain the "COVID-19 5-Star Airport Rating" from Skytrax, the principal rating and assessment company in the international airport sector. Though known primarily for its annual rankings of the world's best airports, Skytrax was prompted to come up with a recognition of airport hy...

Outdoor lessons on the Palatine Hill solves covid-19 distancing problems as Italy's schools reopen after coronavirus lockdown. School children in Rome could soon swap the classroom for open-air lessons in the Roman Forum and on the Palatine Hill, as Italy's schools reopen following a six-month lockdown due to covid-19. The unique outdoor education...

Italian archaeologists have announced the discovery of an ancient stone pool, dating to the fourth century BC, in an area of land between Rome and Ostia Antica, to the south-west of the capital. The discovery of the enormous sunken pool, 48 metres long and 12 metres wide, was made during a one-year dig which began in June 2019, Rome's special super...

The legendary Torlonia Collection, considered by many as the world's most important private collection of ancient marble sculptures, will at long last go on public display in Rome. The much-anticipated exhibition, which along with the Raphael blockbuster was billed as the show of the year, was originally due to launch on 4 April but the opening was...

Dal prossimo 12 settembre sarà attivo un nuovo collegamento aereo di America Airlines Cargo tra Fiumicino e Dallas Forth Worth, scalo in cui la compagnia ha il suo hub principale. Il servizio vedrà impiegato un 777-200 e avrà frequenza bisettimanale (con partenza da Roma il lunedì e il sabato alle 10, e decollo dallo scalo statunitense a ogni giove...

Traveling for real may be  difficult right now, but nothing says we can’t travel with our minds or  preparing for our next trip somehow. To do both at once, I thought it may be nice to take an ideal taxi ride — walking may take too long and, with all those Sanpietrini, we may get sore feet if our shoes are not comfortable! — through  Rome’s many qu...

The Marmore Waterfalls in Umbria look so mighty that, when you look at them, you cannot help but think of North America’s spectacular Niagara Falls. But no, you’re just in Umbria, admiring the Cascata delle Marmore, Europe’s highest man-made waterfall. And its vertical drop is even higher, with three leaps reaching a total height of 165 meters! Loc...

If we told you of a snowfall in Rome in August, we bet you'd have a hard time believing it, as it is certainly not common to see snow in August in Italy, usually the hottest month of the year. This unlikely event is said to have happened once, and, since then, every year it is recalled with gimmicks that bring “snow” back to one of the most famous...

Rome's blockbuster dedicated to Raphael on the 500th anniversary of his death has been met with such demand from the public that organisers have taken the unprecedented decision to open the exhibition around the clock. The sell-out show, which had the misfortune to open just days before Italy shut all museums and went into lockdown due to the covid...

Although books often transport readers to another world, they are frequently inspired by real-life locations. All great ideas stem from somewhere, and many authors spend months studying to determine the perfect location that inspires a successful and captivating novel. As a result, OnBuy.com located the destinations that birthed the world most popu...