1. VolcanoesOf course, not something that pops in your head while planning your trip to Italy. However, Italy is a very volcanically active country boasting 48 active, inactive and dormant volcanoes. Think Pompeii, they didn’t care about volcanoes either. 2. EarthquakesAnother thing that you must take seriously when traveling to Italy. Earthquakes are frequent

If you’re not from the area and you’ve only visited downtown Rome, chances are that you’re missing out on Park of the Aqueducts. Parco degli Acquedotti (the Aqueduct Park of Rome) is part of the Appian Way Regional Park, a protected area of about 3400 hectares. It’s such an extensive area that its surface is

10 Secrets of the Vatican We have prepared a list of fun facts and secrets of the Vatican for you. Enjoy! 1. ATM’s in Latin. Yes, Vatican is the only country in the world to have ATM’s that speak Latin. Latin is the official language of the Vatican and one can choose this option by

Places to Visit in Rome You’ve booked your flight, packed your bags and are ready to start your adventure to the Eternal City. However, you’re still unsure about what places to visit in Rome. So much to see, so little time…right? Luckily, we made a list for you that includes the top ten of places

Rome’s Testaccio Neighborhood Life in Rome can be pretty hectic; you don’t have to be a local to realize how busy our City is at times. VAtican Museums, Sistine Chapel, Colosseum, Spanish steps, Trevi Fountain. These are some of the top attractions Rome has to offer, but it doesn’t end there. In fact, there are

The Order of Malta In Rome As you’d expect from a big city, you can’t really run out of things to do in Rome. After visiting the most common sites in the Eternal City, you just can’t miss the main residence of the Sovereign Military Order of Malta (SMOM). Symbol of the SMOM. The Order

Many people born and raised in Rome would never imagine that there were still new places for them to explore in the Eternal City. The Jewish Ghetto, located right into the heart of Rome, is definitely one of them. Historic significance of the Jewish Ghetto Built in 1555, this place is one of the oldest

Beware the ides of March… The ides of March or March 15th in our modern calendar, was a very important date for ancient Romans. It was an important holiday or maybe the deadline to settle the debts with the senate and the banks. 2062 years ago today marked a very important moment in Roman history

Capitoline Hill Of Rome – Campidoglio Since the beginning of Rome’s history, the Capitoline Hill has been the center of all the city’s power; it was chosen based on the position of dominance the hill had overlooking the vast valley Rome was just starting its life on. The Capitoline hill was not the highest amongst