A state-of-the-art sports center, nestled on the Tiber River, is being reborn in Riano, between the Flaminia and the Tiberina, thanks to the conspicuous investments of Tonino Doino, the U.S. entrepreneur born in the capital and returned to his roots from Miami to fulfill a dream. To become the president of an Italian soccer team, the country he lef...

I find most visitors only have time to visit just one of the museums in Rome. And they usually pick the Vatican Museums. Fair enough. The Sistine Chapel is in there. But if you have already been there, or you want to know about some of the other treasures you can find in Rome, sometimes stored in the oddest of places, read on: Museums in Rome - Tru...

Wondering if you should visit the Palatine Hill Rome? It's included in your Colosseum ticket, and in my opinion, it's one of the best sites you can visit from Ancient Rome. Find out everything you need to know, including how to skip the line, the best way to visit it, what there is to see, and much more! All About the Palatine Hill RomeI love the P...

Don’t want the usual tourist trip to Rome? See the other side of the Eternal City with these unique ways to experience the best things to do in Rome and unique ways to see some of Rome’s top attractions that aren’t on your list…yet! There are so many unique things to do in Rome. It’s not only one of the oldest but the most beautiful and fascinating...

The willingness to donate, called "Give back" by the Americans, is especially important to the Italian American community, which unites with it the enormous heart carried by Italian DNA. And it is true that Americans, and particularly Italian Americans, have always shown a disposition and a desire to give back and donate to help preserve, restore a...

Rome's Fiumicino airport, known officially as Leonardo da Vinci, has three new direct high-speed connections with Naples and Florence as part of a major development to link rail and air travel for its passengers. The new Frecciarossa services comprise two running to and from Napoli Centrale and Napoli Afragola and one departing from S. Maria Novell...

After you’ve seen Rome’s top monuments and the Vatican museums, you may be ready to escape the crowds and visit a few lesser-known sites and museums. There’s lots to see and do in Rome beyond the most popular places. Here are our recommendations for where to go to experience a less-crowded Rome. While Rome’s top museums can be very crowded, these m...

Rome is awash with religious traditions however few are as popular as the Festa de' Noantri which has attracted large crowds every summer for almost 500 years. The festa, which dates back to the early 16th century, is based between two churches in Trastevere, one of Rome's oldest and most characteristic quarters. Central to the annual event, whose...

In December 2019, I, a young and naive 22-year-old, decided to uplift my life, call it quits with my life-long chapter in the United States and move to Rome. I left a future career, friendships, family, language and comfort in a place that would soon become part of the past. My ambitions and a loving support system were slowly pushed to the side th...

My relationship with Rome was admittedly rocky on my last few visits. I failed to marvel at its archaeological and artistic wonders anymore, overwhelmed instead by the chaos — crowds, car traffic, noise and dirt. On a recent visit, however, I got to experience a different way of seeing and “feeling” the city, thanks to the intel of Isabella Calidon...