February 2018

Trajan: Building the Empire

Trajan. Building an Empire exhibition at the Trajan Markets The Trajan Markets in Rome have a great exhibition on at the moment titled ‘Trajan: Building the Empire’, to celebrate 1900 years since the death of Trajan, one of the greatest Roman Emperors. The optimus princeps brought the Roman Empire to its maximum capabilities and the mammoth Trajan Markets shopping centre construction, the location [...]

January 2018

3 brilliant exhibitions on in Rome this Spring

There are so many brilliant exhibitions on in Rome in 2018, where to begin. Here are 3 great choices to be excited about.. 1. Einstein exhibition at the MAXXI Einstein and Gravity: The Universe after EinsteinOn now until April 29th 2018 Albert Einstein’s article that gave rise to modern cosmology which transformed the models of the cosmos and the universe in the mind of [...]

September 2017

June 2017

Lazio and Umbria Flower festivals

June is such a fab month to see Italy, it is literally a full on festival of flowers in Umbria and Lazio. In Umbria, the stunning medieval town of Spello celebrate Corpus Domini (Latin for the body of Christ) with their ‘L’Infiorata di Umbria Festival’. Floral carpets (Infiorata) are laid out on the streets of the historical centre. Florists and artists [...]

May 2017

March 2017

Happy International Women’s Day

Happy International Womens Day, or as it’s more commonly called in Italy, la Festa della Donna, where the importance of women is celebrated by the giving and receiving of a beautiful mimosa blossom. Women in Rome and throughout Italy will have free entry to state museums and cultural sites today as part of a nationwide initiative by the Ministry of [...]

20 fun facts about Italy

Italy’s Best Fun Fact File Some interesting and even surprising fun facts about Italy for your amusement. So test your knowledge with your fellow travelling companions over an aperitivo on Italian trivia, just for fun! 1) Italians truly love Art, and have more masterpieces per square mile than any other country. 2) The money tossed into The Trevi Fountain is collected and [...]

May 2015

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