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Rome's Hottest Neighborhood: Monti

Rick Steves | Posted 06.09.2014 | Travel
Rick Steves

On this trip, I'm grabbing extra time in Venice, Florence, and Rome to beef up our restaurant listings for our guidebooks. As things are in constant ...

Handling the Masses at the Vatican

Rick Steves | Posted 06.06.2014 | Travel
Rick Steves

One of the big challenges for groups or individuals traveling in Italy is to handle the mob scenes at the Vatican Museum. There are a few sights in Eu...

Chef Nick Anderer's Favorite Roman Restaurants

Fathom | Posted 05.30.2014 | Travel
Fathom

Since the conception of Maialino, I have made nearly half a dozen "research" trips to Rome in order to freshen up on the food scene. These are my favorites.

Letter from An Electric Bus in Rome

Sheila Pierce | Posted 07.12.2014 | Travel
Sheila Pierce

I miss the energy of New York and Tel Aviv, and the thirst of those who live there to pursue new ideas and turn them into something tangible almost immediately. But, there is an alternative type of energy in Rome that keeps its eternal clock ticking.

Dreaming of My 2014 Travels: Rome

Rick Steves | Posted 06.16.2014 | Travel
Rick Steves

In May I'll give myself a little vacation. This year, I'm booked on our Best of Europe in 21 Days Tour--the same route I drove in my minibus back in t...

Your Weekly Travel Zen: Rome

Posted 03.09.2014 | Travel

This week's Moment of Travel Zen comes to us from G.J. Monahan. Monahan's photo shows the stunning art and architecture of the Trevi Fountain. ...

Famous Movie Locations in Rome

Michael Schuermann | Posted 04.19.2014 | Travel
Michael Schuermann

Most of us gain our first impression of the world's great cities in cinema -- and our ideas of what these cities are like (and what to expect when we actually visit them) are forever influenced by what we see on that silver screen.

Rome In All Its Black And White Glory

Posted 02.06.2014 | Travel

There is something to be said for a black and white photo. The stripped down shots can take an already beautiful place and turn it into a mystical...

Rome's Adorable Island

Posted 01.31.2014 | Travel

You probably noticed that we're in this one-sided love affair with Rome. We love everything about the Eternal City: the Trevi Fountain, the Coloss...

The World's Spookiest Cemeteries

Gogobot | Posted 10.30.2013 | Travel
Gogobot

Travelers looking for something authentically creepy should note that a slew of blood-chilling haunts exist right below their feet in the form of the world's spookiest cemeteries. Plunge into an inspiring mix of history, sculpture and creepy fun.

5 Free Things To Do In Rome

AP | MICHELE BARBERO | Posted 09.26.2013 | Travel

ROME -- Some of Rome's attractions are among the best-known spots on Earth. Few visitors need to be told to visit the Colosseum or the Trevi Fountain ...

Insider Secrets of Rome

Budget Travel | Posted 10.08.2013 | Travel
Budget Travel

Heaping plates of light-as-air pasta. Art by Michelangelo, Raphael, and Bernini. Some of the most entertaining people-watching on the planet. Rome is a city like no other. Here are some can't-miss tips for making yourself at home in the Eternal City.

Rooftop Hotel Bars With Incredible Views

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 08.07.2013 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

We dig a hotel with a gorgeous view, so it's no surprise we can't stop staring at the photos of these 14 rooftop bars.

The Colosseum Then And Now

The Huffington Post | Emi Boscamp | Posted 07.30.2013 | Travel

The ancient Colosseum of Rome, site of historic gladiator battles, has clearly had some structural issues: bits of rocks have fallen from it, causing ...

A Love Letter To The Eternal City

Love Letters | Posted 08.26.2013 | Travel
Love Letters

Carol Stigger is a Chicago-based writer specializing in Third World poverty, microfinance, and travel (check out her blog here). She lives in Rome two...

Rome -- Eternally Entertaining

Rick Steves | Posted 08.05.2013 | Travel
Rick Steves

When they call Rome the "Eternal City," I always think "eternal" means I'll find visiting it fascinating and rewarding forever. At the risk of offendi...

LOOK: Where The Pope Shops For New Shoes

AP | FRANCES D'EMILIO | Posted 03.20.2013 | World

ROME -- When a future pope needed new soles, he strolled to a shoe repair shop practically around the corner from the Vatican. When he was pope and ne...

The Best Day Ever In Rome

Fathom | Erica Firpo | Posted 05.13.2013 | Travel

American expat Erica Firpo has lived in Rome long enough -- and shown enough people around -- to know how to build the perfect day. 1. Wake up with...

Spending Easter Week In Rome

Viator | Posted 05.10.2013 | Travel
Viator

Vatican City generally prepares for large crowds during Easter, but now it's likely there will be enormous crowds of people.

PHOTOS: Love Locks Around The World

Posted 03.11.2013 | Travel

Long a symbol of eternal fidelity (or those wishing for it, at least), love locks have adorned the bridges of some of the world's most romantic cities...

Andrew Burmon

Time To Visit The Vatican?

HuffingtonPost.com | Andrew Burmon | Posted 02.13.2013 | Travel

After the Vatican announced Pope Benedict XVI's decision to abdicate as the head of the Catholic Church on Monday, front-page headlines across the wor...

The Best Late-Night Bars in Rome

Party Earth | Posted 04.04.2013 | Travel
Party Earth

A local culture of social drinking and a constant influx of students and travelers means that Rome has a simply mind-boggling amount of watering holes. But, if you aren't hitting the clubs, it's hard to find bars in Rome that are open past the usual 2 a.m. last call.

Iconic Fountain Gets A Makeover

AP | NICOLE WINFIELD | Posted 03.30.2013 | Travel

ROME — Rome's 18th-century Trevi Fountain, famed as a setting for the film "La Dolce Vita," is getting a (EURO)2.18 million ($2.9 million) resto...

5 Places to Get Rowdy in Rome

Party Earth | Posted 03.10.2013 | Travel
Party Earth

When reflecting on the city of Rome, scenes of beautiful ruins or sculptures of the gods may come to mind. But let's not forget that if there's one thing the Romans have always done well, it's throw lavish parties worthy of bringing down empires.

Rome For The Holidays

Julia Schwarz | Posted 02.18.2013 | Travel
Julia Schwarz

Rome is an ideal place for the week between Christmas and New Year's Day. Chilly, perhaps; potentially rainy, but truly festive. As always, the city is crawling with tourists, but the hordes are noticeably thinner than in the summer and refreshingly short on Americans.