May 2017

Eco friendly electric scooters for sustainable tourism in Rome

When in Rome, do as the Romans do!As of April 2017, it has been made possible to hire electric scooters, specially available for tourists, under a new scheme announced by Rome city council, to encourage transport options to travellers and let them explore the city ‘Roman Holiday’ style. A fleet of 240 electric scooters, that have zero emissions, for an [...]

Roman Holiday movie locations

When tourists visit Rome and book a tour, one of the most asked questions we get asked is ‘Where did they film Roman Holiday?’ Why? Because Audrey Hepburn is to Rome what Jackie O was to Capri or what Elizabeth Taylor was to Acapulco. She was the epitome of elegance without excess. Little did she know that one walk in the [...]

Macro museum street art exhibition

The Macro, Rome’s MOMA if you will, has a fab new exhibit ‘Cross the Streets’ looking at 40 years of street art and writing. The importance of street art as a unique avant-garde is explored in it’s different mediums, such as advertising, fashion, music, and film. Techniques and styles discussed are graffiti, pop-surrealism, stencil art, photography, and film. As the main curator of the [...]

Things to do in Rome: The Appian Way

All roads lead to Rome and the Romans were known for their gigantic freeways, one of their many engineering inventions. One such road is the Via Appia, also known as the Appian Way. Locally known as ‘the Queen of the roads’, it stretches all the way to the harbour of Brindisi. The mega road was originally constructed to connect Rome to Southern [...]

Clotilde Restaurant, exquisite dining in the historical centre

When it comes to avoiding the tourist traps in Rome, just walk a few blocks away from the worlds most beautiful monuments, and eat where the locals do when they want delicious meals.  Our latest find really ticks all the boxes for traditional Roman dishes with a modern twist, made using the latest technologies and cooking techniques. A winning [...]

The Michigan Wolverines on tour with Italy’s Best

The Michigan Wolverines on tour with Italy’s Best When the Michigan Wolverines football team were in town they wanted nothing less than the best, and so it was Italy’s Best who toured them around Baroque Rome and the Vatican City. The Michigan Wolverines comprise of 27 varsity sports teams from the University of Michigan and compete in the NCAA’s Division I, [...]

Gladiator School

Have you ever wondered what it was like to be an ancient Roman Gladiator, and how Gladiators felt? Well, now is your chance. When in Rome! Grasp the opportunity for a lesson at the Gladiator School, and an unforgettable experience with Italy’s Best Rome tours. Take a 2 hour Roman Gladiator private training class, learning gladiator fighting skills and techniques, wearing [...]