After fifteen years, the greatest and most prestigious touring exhibit on the history of videogames finally arrives in Italy. Born in 2002, Game On’s first edition was hosted by the Barbican Centre in London. The viewers have the possibility of running through every major step of videogame’s history, since 1962 to modern days, thanks to

Public fountains of Rome – whose first installations date back to 1874 – are records of the past, resisting through time. They are called “nasoni – big noses” (a popular name due to the similarity of the water tap with a big stylized nose) and there are 2,500 of these public fountains left, two hundred of

Have ever wondered what is the name of the district where Saint Peter’s Basilica and the Vatican stand? Well wonder no more! The name of the district is Borgo Pio. Borgo Pio stands on what in ancient Roman times was a neighborhood used for burials; it is one of the few neighborhoods that has an

The best preserved castle in Rome From its first construction (in 139 A.D) to today, Castel Sant’Angelo (Castle of the Holy Angel) has been a fortress and a prison, a place of miraculous appearances but also the papal residence and the headquarters of very important departments (such as the Secret Archive, which was miraculously saved

It took 120 years to build the Major Papal Basilica of Saint Peter in the Vatican (from 1506, with Pope Julius II, to 1626, with Pope Urban VIII). It was built on the site where another basilica had been previously built by the Emperor Constantine I in the 4th century AD; according to the tradition,

One of the Italian food par excellence is the mozzarella di bufala (buffalo milk mozzarella), which has become a must have for tourists who love eating well and, above all, healthy. This food still hides a little mystery about the arrival of buffaloes in Italy. There are many hypotheses about it. Some say that the

Rome, with its streets, alleys and fountains, has been the perfect location to host quality movies producers, both local and international, since film making has taken its first steps. Among them, it is impossible to forget works that have become masterpieces in the history of filming. Just to mention a few ones: “Rome, Open City”

The Capuchin crypts and the church of Our Lady of the Conception of the Capuchins, designed by Michele da Bergamo, was built between 1626 and 1631 and overlooks Via Veneto, which became famous thanks to people like Federico Fellini and Ernest Hemingaway. It is constituted by a small nave overlooked by ten chapels, five on

The Quirinal Presidential Palace, residence of the President of the Italian Republic and whose name comes from the hill on which it was built dominating part of the city of Rome, is one of the biggest palaces in the world (its extension is over 110 thousand square meters) and, for centuries, it had been the