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Roma free mini walking tour from Piazza Navona

If you want spend a lovely hours in the capital, you can follow our suggestions. From roman art to vintage clothes: this free mini walking tour will come as a pleasant surprise! START Piazza Navona is one of the most famouse place in Rome. It has a stadium form, because in the romans time it used to competitions. Many atlets came from different parts of roman reign to compete. But Piazza Navona also is the simbol of Baroque, the fountain of four winds is the masterpiece of Gian Lorenzo Bernini. Saint Agnese in Agone is the Church that appears in Piazza Navona: look its opening time! It’s a desire of Pamhilj family (one the most important family in Rome), They want to built a great Church to express their devotion to Cattolic Church. The sacristy was designed by Bernini. THEN After this short tour, you can go along Via…

Roman language: 5 verbal expressions that you need to know

Everybody sooner or later come in Rome for a visit. Rome is one of the most beautiful city in the world, She (Rome is a lady, obviously) has the oldiest monuments in the world, walking in her streets you can breath the first steps of the history… So, Rome is a magic journey. But to live this experience in the best way you need to know some words in roman language. Truth? I don’t know if you are ready to roman people… we’re bizarre people: we’ve a noisy laughter, we talk aloud and we move our hands so much (be careful when you stay near us!). But the most bizarre thing is when we are angry (very very often) we talk only in roman language. Today we want to learn you 5 verbal expressions that Romans use when they’re angry. Thanks to these advices you’ll recognize them, and you’ll learn…

Our Jewish Rome Tour: form Marcello Theatre

There is a part of Rome that want tell you a story: the Ghetto of Rome is one of the more ancient in Italy, it was born in 1555 on the Saint Angel Block in Rome, near the beautiful Marcello Theatre. Here starts of our personal Jewish Rome tour. Come whit us! We want to suggest you a different tour of Ghetto. Usually this type of tour start in front of Synagogue of Rome. But we want to change the perspective: from extravaganzas are of roman to the Jewish modern shop. START After a fast coffe break in Antico Caffè, we can see the majest Theatre in front of us. Don’t let the similar design confuse you! Marcello Theatre is smaller than Colosseum, and it has another rule: Julius Caesar used it to put on the famous ludi scaenici. If the door of Marcello Theatre is open we suggest you…

The real roman carbonara: just five ingredients!

Every day on Web we have to see terrible recipes version of Carbonara. We decide to give you the real and the original recipe. You have to make up simple five ingredients! Start! The recipe of Carbonara dates back to XIX century, someone say that it has umbrian origin. The simplicity of ingredients made this recipe easly spread in all the world. But there are some rules, that you have to respect. At the first long pasta or short? jowl or bacon? Parmesan or Pecorino cheese? Milk cream or not? We try to give you the right answer by true romans. Get start! Ingredients for 4 people: 1- Eggs, 3 Only the yolks! Splash in a recipe with a fork. 2- Pecorino Cheese, 100g Grate and join yolks. 3. Jowl, 100g Pan fry it with…

English breakfast in Rome: Babingtons Tea Room

For a perfect English Breakfast we want to suggest the historycal Tea Room in the heart of Rome: Babingtons. We ask some information of this delicious plase at the last heiress. Sit down, and sipping an amazing tea. Babingtons is history, culture and charme. It’s fantastic tale of four generations. This tale starts at the end of 800 and arrives until today. Behind there’s great passion:  the spirit of two women, that had been passed down from their family.  Babingtons is a jump in England. In this place you can immerse yourself in the culture of tea: tasting historycal and new mixtures, studied specially for its. The Tea Room more famous of Spagna Square. Today we can find Chiara Bedini e Rory Bruce, the great-grandchildren of one co- founder: Isabel Cargill. The young english miss arrived in Rome at the end of 800, with a young friend Anna Maria…

Healty breakfast in Rome: Avocado bar

The Mediterranean cuisine is world-famous, because it’s composed of simple and genuine ingredients. A brave group of friends has brought in Rome a new experience of breakfast: the union between traditional italian food and international cooking. It’s opening in Rome the first Avocado Bar. Let’s see it! Avocado is a special fruit: it’s high in proteine, vitamin A, B, C, D, E and K, in addition it’high in potassium, phosphorus, iron, magnesium, zinc and omega 3. Its antioxidant properties are known, but not only: it has a anticancer and antidepressive properties. So, it’s a great deal of life! It also is the protagonist of the new opening bar in Rome: after Amsterdam, London and New York, the Avocado Bar is opening in Rome this week. One of the guys of this project tell us some information about: «Location was not chosen at random: in Rione Monti, in street Madonna…

The most romantic B&B in Rome

Rome is the city of love. The city allows you to stop the time: ancient monuments and small restaurants will distract you from your job… We want to propose you run away to Rome to spend the more romantic weekend in your life. Here’s some romantic advice! We have listed five hotels in Rome, that have been considered the more romantic from Tripadvisor. Modern, Fabulous, Ancient Roman style: the choise is not simple. We suggest five good reasons to visit Rome in dear companion… There’s something for everyone! 1. Vatican View In front of Saint Peter Cathedral, in the heart of Rome you can find this fabulous hotel. Its modern setting brings out the ancient city aroud it. You can see the attention to details in its bedrooms. We suggest the wonderful roof. Price: from 75€ [ngg_images source=”galleries” container_ids=”1″ display_type=”photocrati-nextgen_basic_slideshow” gallery_width=”600″ gallery_height=”400″ cycle_effect=”fade” cycle_interval=”5″ show_thumbnail_link=”0″ thumbnail_link_text=”[Mostra miniature]” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″] 2. Hotel Artemide A…