La Dolce Vita: Keeping it sweet this Valentine’s Day

With Valentine’s Day fast approaching, the red-heart window displays, the florists’ fireworks of flowers, it all got us thinking to romantic things to do on Valentine’s Day ? or good ways to avoid the hype for the singles amongst us!   We found inspiration at the nearby Odeon cinema, which on February 14th is showing […]

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The Colossal Coliseum – the who, what, when, where and why of Rome’s most impressive building

Everyone can recognise Rome’s magnificent Coliseum – even if they can’t spell it at first go. (On the spelling front, you do get two chances however, as Rome’s spectacular architectural wonder can also be spelled ‘Colosseum’, and in Italian, Colosseo.) Whilst you’ve probably seen images of the Coliseum from many different angles, heights and exposures, […]

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