Articles / July 09, 2014 La Dolce Vita was back at Cafe 'Doney in Via Veneto, Rome
La Dolce Vita was back at Cafe 'Doney in Via Veneto, Rome

A magical evening by designer Vanessa Foglia for Abitart

The Designer Vanessa Foglia, teamed with fashion and historian Mara Parmegiani costume to bring back, for a special evening, the atmosphere of the Dolce Vita, a time when life was sweet and was immortalized in all his genius and beauty by Italian directors and Film. A time when women were naturally plump, in which culture and art mixed with delicious food and good drinks, the word "paparazzi" was created to indicate the photographers, who were on ..»

Editor's Pick / June 09, 2014 Rome’s 2767th Birthday Celebrations...
Rome’s 2767th Birthday Celebrations...

on April 21 Dedicated To Augustus

National holiday between 1924 and 1945, Rome’s Birthday has once again become only a city holiday after the end of Fascism. This year’s anniversary, the 2767th, features Augustus as its key player since 2014 marks the bi-millenary death anniversary of Rome’s first Emperor who gave his polity domestic peace after decades of civil war. This year’s holiday also falls on a national religious holiday, Easter Monday, and comes right after Easter. There ..»

Articles / June 08, 2014 Bicycles On the Rise in Rome
Bicycles On the Rise in Rome

as the New Mayor Ignazio Marino Curbs Cars

Biking in Rome sounds good and romantic but it’s not very practical. Rome is not flat, its center was actually built on seven hills. Furthermore, our traffic is a little crazy compared to most Western countries, drivers are very unruly and biking is seriously dangerous. Biking can be done within Rome’s many parks, of course, or following bike lanes which are not many and not well kept. Biking is Rome is quite an effort, honestly. But our new mayo ..»

Business / June 08, 2014 Tourism Up 5% last year in Rome…
Tourism Up 5% last year in Rome…

On Religion, Culture. Good Outlook for 2014

The Christmas holidays have just finished but the tourism industry already calculated that the number of visitors in Rome rose by about 4%, compared with the same period last year. And for the whole of 2013 things went even better than that with a 5,3% increase (total: 12.6 mln annual visitors) from 2012 and longer average stays. Not a new trend for Rome which has seen the number of tourists steadily rising despite the international economic cris ..»

Culture / June 07, 2014 Night of Museums 2014
Night of Museums 2014

Our Picks in Rome & Surroundings on May 17

May 9, 2014 BuzzInRome Art Exhibits, By Night, For Kids, Free Visits, Photography, Design and Graphics Events, Sport, Theatre/Dance/Cinema, Villages and Towns, With Kids,A Europe-wide happening, Museums at Night will let you visit museum and sites under the moonlight, often accompanied by live music. Most for free, some with a discount. SPECIAL OPENINGS SPORT/ARCHAEOLOGY. Beneath Piazza Navona. Domitian stadium. One of the world’s oldest sport fa ..»

Gateways / June 07, 2014 Off the Beaten Track Rome...
Off the Beaten Track Rome...

Garbatella, Charming Urban Experiment With A Soul

After our Pigneto, San Lorenzo, Borgo Pio, Prati, Flaminio, Monti and Trastevere pieces there we are again on the field, around Rome’s lesser know boroughs. This time we want to take you to Garbatella, one of the hippest areas of Rome which actually started in a very humble way and was considered for several decades a slum. This neighborhood was created in the 1920s to accommodate the working class of the Ostiense industrial district and to host ..»

Articles / June 07, 2014 Summer 2014
Summer 2014

June’s Best Events in Rome and Surroundings

May 27, 2014 BuzzInRome By Night, Festivals, Free Visits, Music, Photography, Design and Graphics Events, Shop, Sport, Theatre/Dance/Cinema, Villages and Towns, June is one of the best times of the year to visit Rome and it is no coincidence that it’s a peak month. Warm temperatures and long, sunny days will greet you as everything is up and running in town. On June 29 we celebrate our patrons saint Peter and saint Paul but only offices are close ..»

Articles / June 01, 2014 Emirates Builds Up Rome Presence...
Emirates Builds Up Rome Presence...

As Etihad Is About To Merge With Alitalia

After last night’s meeting between Italy’s Prime Minister Renzi and Etihad CEO Hogan all seems clear for the merger between the Italian flagship carrier and Abu Dhabi’s airline. A big, needed move to enhance our air transport system, so crucial to boost tourism in Italy. The first city affected by this change will be of course Rome. More flights via Abu Dhabi and integration with other regional airlines such as Air Lingus, Air Berlin and Darwin w ..»

Editor's Pick / February 14, 2014 Valentine’s Day in Rome
Valentine’s Day in Rome

Our Tips For the Most Romantic Week-End of 2014!

Paris, Venice or Rome? Which is most romantic? Well, we let you choose, but if many of you pick Rome, we would like to help you finding the right things to do to impress your better half. For a historical review of why Rome has a lot to do with Valentine’s Day and who was this Valentine, please read our 2012 story about this romantic holiday. EAT For a typical celebration, a romantic dinner is always a good choice. And here is a selection of rest ..»