Love & Gelato is a Netflix romcom based on the first book in Jenna Evans Welch's bestselling Love & Gelato book trilogy. Set amongst the backdrop of stunning Italian scenery, it tells the story of Lina Emerson (Susanna Skaggs) who makes a promise to her sick mother that she'll spend the summer before college in Rome, where she falls for the city, t...

On 10 June, after a break of more than two years, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation (MAECI) welcomed Fulbright students and researchers to the event that it traditionally holds for Italian scholars leaving for the United States and their American counterparts who are approaching the end of their studies in Italy. Now in...

The rain is lacking and the level of the Tiber lowers. And there materializes a piece of ancient history that cyclically, with each shoal, resurfaces with its load of memory. And so, in a city that is rich in archaeological surprises, the foundations of an ancient bridge, usually impossible to see because they are always submerged, have reappeared...

Rome's Colosseum has introduced new tickets with the name of each individual visitor in an effort to stamp out the widespread practice of touts reselling tickets to unsuspecting tourists at exorbitant prices. From now on every ticket for the 'Full Experience Underground and Arena' and the 'Luna sul Colosseo' night tours will contain the names of ea...

Like all major European capitals, Rome’s touristy neighborhoods are hard to avoid or, sometimes, resist. After a journey of missed connections, jumbled travel directions and mangled language if you’re not an Italian speaker, it’s tempting to fall into a neighborhood like Trastevere, where English is widely spoken and familiar menu items can entice...

Visits to the dome of St Peter’s are possible every day from 08.00 to 18.00, during April to September, and from 8.00 to 17.00, during October to March. The cupola was designed by Michelangelo who worked on the basilica's construction beginning in 1547. On Michelangelo's death in 1564, his pupil Giacomo Della Porta took over the direction of the wo...

In the heart of Rome, near the Trevi Fountain, you will find a gallery unique in the world. The first Museum dedicated to the Italian Queen…Pasta When you say "Italia," one is the word that comes to your mind: pasta! Our beloved Italy is known for its unique cuisine and mainly for its pasta-based dishes. Pasta is undoubtedly the undisputed Queen of...

The Colosseum is a symbol of Rome and Italy, with which everyone is familiar, even those who’ve never visited us. It is majestic and grandiose, as its name suggests, but also reassuring in a way: just like an old friend or a great grandfather who still dispenses advice to the family, the Colosseum has always been there, as sturdy as a rock. It is p...

On July 8, Valentino will walk the FW22 Haute Couture runway in Rome, "an unprecedented event," said Roberto Gualtieri, mayor of Rome. The set has not yet been fully unveiled, but the show is expected to span an area from Piazza Mignanelli to nearby Piazza di Spagna. "A way," in the words of CEO Jacopo Venturini, "to return an imagery related to fa...

Rome's international literature festival returns for its 21st edition this summer, taking place in the spectacular setting of the Palatine Hill over five evenings from 12-21 July. The prestigious event, organised by the Istituzione Biblioteche di Roma in collaboration with the city and the Parco Archeologico del Colosseo, features a host of award-w...