When in Rome…

Appian Way, Rome tours, private Rome tours, Rome guides, tour guide rome, Things to do in Rome, Catacombs, Rome tours, Rome off the beaten track

When in Rome, do as the Romans do. What is so amazing is that some of these things to do in Rome date back to as far back as 312 BC – such as walking along Rome’s most ancient road, the Appian Way. If you prefer (and have good ankles!) you can even bring your runners […]

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Packing Tips for Italy Trips – Light is a Delight!

Travel in Italy, top travel tips

Travelling in Italy, one thing you’ll notice beyond on all the historical buildings and collection after collection of master artworks, is the stairs. Given that Italians have to pack accommodations for 60-something million people in a small land mass, for most the only way is up! And with the majority of buildings and towers in […]

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INFERNO: from Dante to Dan Brown

Dante’s Inferno has become the basis for the latest Dan Brown novel of the same name. Dan Brown’s Inferno takes its name from the first of the three canticas that make up Dante’s Divine Comedy. In the poem, Dante recounts in first person his experiences of travelling through hell (Inferno), purgatory (Purgatorio) and heaven (Paradiso). […]

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