General Things to Know about Rome

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Rainy day in Rome
This morning was the beginning of another rainy day of this very rainy November in Rome. We were in our water and wind proof terrace, waiting for our guests to come to have their breakfast. A …
Autumn in Rome
Rome is one of the greenest cities in Europe, and from the end of October its colors start to change to the brown, orange and yellow of the autumn leaves. The stunning Plane Trees which surrounds …
How to tip in Rome
TIPPING POLICY IN ROME  Tipping in Rome is not a must. In the restaurants waiters are not expecting you to tip, and, in case you want to tip, you do it in cash leaving something (usually …
Public transportation tickets in Rome
From our location buying daily or weekly passes is not a good idea Public transportation in Rome is quite cheap. The whole system is run by a public company called ATAC, and it is working for …
Tap water in Rome
Do not waste your money on bottled water while in Rome Tap water is drinkable everywhere in Rome, and it comes from a fresh water system (actually inherited from the Ancient Rome Aqueduct System) . Rome …
Safety and security in Rome
A few myths to leave at home Despite its size (almost 4 millions of people living in the metropolitan area of Rome) Rome is a safe city. Many rumors are said about Rome worldwide, but most …
Restaurants in Rome – How to use instructions
Primo, Secondo, Contorno, Dolce e Antipasto, Coperto, Servizio e Mancia …. a few words that could make complicate the relationship between restaurants in Rome and their international customers. The first thing to say is that in Rome the 80% of restaurants are Italian, so not a big …