Ancient Rome was famously home to the Colosseum, dozens of column-flanked temples, and numerous bathhouses, but the Eternal City was also filled with a number of more surprising innovations, from air-conditioned apartments to postal workers, and books to bacon. This article covers 10 important Roman inventions that you may not know about, and which...

1960 is considered the most important year of the 19th century for the city of Rome. After two unsuccessful attempts, in 1904 and 1908, the Eternal City succeeded in organizing the Summer Olympics, the biggest sports and media event in the world. From August 25th to September 11th, 5338 athletes from 83 nations participated in the 150 competitions...

It must be said that Italy is a country that can satisfy all tourists, italian and foreign ones, who have different interests and needs during their journey. But, there are also some cities which are able to satisfy a lot of different tourists ,on their own, because they have a wide range of things to offer. We are talking about Rieti, called the u...

Rome's Fiumicino airport has become the first airport in the world to obtain the "COVID-19 5-Star Airport Rating" from Skytrax, the principal rating and assessment company in the international airport sector. Though known primarily for its annual rankings of the world's best airports, Skytrax was prompted to come up with a recognition of airport hy...

Outdoor lessons on the Palatine Hill solves covid-19 distancing problems as Italy's schools reopen after coronavirus lockdown. School children in Rome could soon swap the classroom for open-air lessons in the Roman Forum and on the Palatine Hill, as Italy's schools reopen following a six-month lockdown due to covid-19. The unique outdoor education...

Italian archaeologists have announced the discovery of an ancient stone pool, dating to the fourth century BC, in an area of land between Rome and Ostia Antica, to the south-west of the capital. The discovery of the enormous sunken pool, 48 metres long and 12 metres wide, was made during a one-year dig which began in June 2019, Rome's special super...

The legendary Torlonia Collection, considered by many as the world's most important private collection of ancient marble sculptures, will at long last go on public display in Rome. The much-anticipated exhibition, which along with the Raphael blockbuster was billed as the show of the year, was originally due to launch on 4 April but the opening was...

Dal prossimo 12 settembre sarà attivo un nuovo collegamento aereo di America Airlines Cargo tra Fiumicino e Dallas Forth Worth, scalo in cui la compagnia ha il suo hub principale. Il servizio vedrà impiegato un 777-200 e avrà frequenza bisettimanale (con partenza da Roma il lunedì e il sabato alle 10, e decollo dallo scalo statunitense a ogni giove...

Traveling for real may be  difficult right now, but nothing says we can’t travel with our minds or  preparing for our next trip somehow. To do both at once, I thought it may be nice to take an ideal taxi ride — walking may take too long and, with all those Sanpietrini, we may get sore feet if our shoes are not comfortable! — through  Rome’s many qu...

The Marmore Waterfalls in Umbria look so mighty that, when you look at them, you cannot help but think of North America’s spectacular Niagara Falls. But no, you’re just in Umbria, admiring the Cascata delle Marmore, Europe’s highest man-made waterfall. And its vertical drop is even higher, with three leaps reaching a total height of 165 meters! Loc...