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New Mobility in Rome
Car, scooter and bike sharing in Rome is flourishing in this period after the coronavirus lock down. It is a new opportunity of transportation even for tourists. Electric scooters, electric bikes, and cars. Mobility is not …
Zoom sessions for travelers to Rome
Are you planning a trip to Rome? Still not sure about when, where, how long, what to plan in advance, what to leave for last-minute decisions, what to do in the city and around the city, …
Sights to book in Advance in Rome
From the Coliseum to the Domus Aurea, together with the Borghese Gallery There are a couple of must to be seen sights of interest in Rome that should be booked in advance: some of them because …
Water of Rome – From Trevi to the “Nasoni” – An interesting surprise
Maybe not everybody knows that Rome has a very efficient system of running fresh water that the city inherited from the ancient Romans. The Roman aqueducts are still one of the marvels the ancient Romans have …
Rome Tram 19 – “A Streetcar Named Desire”
I Don't know why every time I see this Tram in Rome, the tram 19, I find it so fascinating. The reason is not clear to me at all. They are old (this Model of Tram …
Autumn Colors in Rome
From Yellow, to orange, red, the leaves in Rome Rome is a city with imposing Plane Trees which surround the streets along the Tiber, and few streets with buildings from the late 19th century. Via Barletta, …
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 …