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 […]
If you’re looking to cross the Tiber River in historic style as you head from Rome towards the Vatican City*, look no further than Ponte Sant’Angelo.
One’s first glimpse of the amazing, ancient, historic and imposing Coliseum, is almost impossible not to remain emblazoned in your mind for ever. That first time wandering about Rome, turning around a corner and spying a sight that takes breaths away – the wondrous monument spied perhaps at the end of a charming narrow cobbled […]
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, […]