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Where can I find a cafe in Rome where I can work?

Where can I find a cafe in Rome where I can work?

While rare in Rome, bars and cafes that have wi-fi, and are cool with people using a table to work on their laptop for a few hours, etc. provided they buy food and drinks and don’t block the place during busy times. The list below is by no means exhaustive. If...
Stunning timelapse of Rome

Stunning timelapse of Rome

There have been a lot of beautiful films of Rome. There have been a lot of beautiful time-lapse films of Rome. But nothing we’ve seen has ever been quite like this. Expand the video to full screen HD for best effect. You can see all of the sights shown in this...
Where’s the bathroom?

Where’s the bathroom?

Tragically, there are very few public toilets in Rome (hence the horrible odor you’ll encounter near alleyways and on the beautiful but isolated banks of the Tiber at Lungotevere). And many of the ones that are available are very nasty indeed. A few Metro and...
Beer in Rome

Beer in Rome

If you like beer and you’re coming to Rome, you’re in for a treat. Despite not being beer monsters like their northern European cousins, people in Rome are increasingly learning to love beer. This is mainly due to an craft beer revolution currently...
How do I mail a letter in Rome?

How do I mail a letter in Rome?

To buy stamps, you go to a tobacconist of course! Let me explain. Poste Italiane doubles up as a bank. Due to the many people who use the post office’s banking services, and a somewhat ‘relaxed’ speed of service, this means that post offices often...
How do I buy a slice of pizza in Rome?

How do I buy a slice of pizza in Rome?

Italy’s the home of the pizza, right? And what could be more simple than buying a slice of this ambrosia? Well, like everything in Italy, not only is it slightly different to how it is at home, it’s also a little bit more complicated. Here we explain how...
No more traffic past the Colosseum

No more traffic past the Colosseum

Finally – Pax Romana at the Forum! Roaring round the Colosseum in heavy traffic has been a classic image of Rome since Audrey Hepburn first climbed onto a Vespa, but Via dei Fori Imperiali, the road that passes through the Roman Forums, has been a real...