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Rome Attractions: How to See the ‘Forum of Caesar’ Light Show

In Rome, the ancient city and the modern one live side by side. And at many Roman historical sites, technology is bringing the past alive in new and exciting ways. One way in which Rome attractions are stepping up their 21st century game is by recreating history and reconstructing ruins through light shows with laser… Continue reading Rome Attractions: How to See the ‘Forum of Caesar’ Light Show

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Remarkable Rome Attractions: The Roman Guy’s “Catacombs” Tour

A Roman Guy (now the Tour Guy) representative greeted us in front of Basilica San Clemente—a rather unassuming church a couple of blocks behind the Colosseum—letting us know that we had found the correct place to start our tour. Since we took the bus, we had arrived early and chose to explore the church a… Continue reading Remarkable Rome Attractions: The Roman Guy’s “Catacombs” Tour

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Rome Restaurants: Great Places to Eat in Rome 2017

When you think of Italy does your mouth start to water? Mine does! But truth be told, I didn’t have the best dining experiences the first time I was in Rome. I ate some rather cardboard-tasting pizza and bland pasta on too many occasions. I left the country a little puzzled about its reputation as… Continue reading Rome Restaurants: Great Places to Eat in Rome 2017

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Rome Attractions: The Roman Forum

Walking through the Roman Forum is a truly special experience. One treads where caesars once walked, where vestal virgins kept sacred fires burning, where senators politicked, where shop owners hawked their wares, where prostitutes boasted of their bawdy talents, and where hustlers swindled. After all, the Roman Forum was the heart of political, legal, religious,… Continue reading Rome Attractions: The Roman Forum

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Rome Attractions: The Trevi Fountain

Even if you’ve never been to Rome, you probably can conjure up an image of the Trevi Fountain. From the opening toss of Three Coins in the Fountain to the sensual scene in La Dolce Vita where Anita Ekberg wades in the fountain, cinema and the fountain’s stunning design have made this Baroque bubbler a… Continue reading Rome Attractions: The Trevi Fountain