Rome by Night: Famed cinematographer sets his lights on Imperial Fora

Rome’s Imperial Fora is set to be illuminated in a new project designed by renown Italian cinematographer Vittorio Storaro. Famed for his work on films including “Reds”, “The Last Emperor”, “Dick Tracy” and a bevy of other hits, he is possibly best known for his work on  “Apocalypse Now”, for which he won an Oscar. Now […]

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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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