The queues to get into the Colosseum and Vatican are notoriously long, and the Roman sun is hot. We show you how to keep your cool by skipping the lines.
Rome’s public transportation system is comprehensive and usually pretty convenient. There are, though, a few things you should be aware of when getting around the city. Here we tell you how to avoid some of the problems.
This guide and glossary will help you order a coffee in Italy, and don’t miss the warnings at the end of the article.
How and where to see Rome’s Caravaggios in their original setting, for free.
Getting to the city from Ciampino Airport
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Some of the best restaurants in Rome are outside the usual tourist traps, and may not have menus that are translated into English. This small glossary will help you order.
Il Papa is a world figurehead, whether you’re Catholic or not. We show you how you can see him speak during your visit.
Buying cigarettes in Rome is relatively easy, as long as you are aware of certain restrictions. We show you how.
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There’s a lot of public transport in Rome and it can be confusing. We show you how to get around the city cheaply.
Night transport to and from Fiumicino is limited. We explore your options.
The many pros and few cons of the RomaPass – we’ve got all the answers here to Rome’s discount vacation ticket.
What to look out for, and seven tips on how to avoid being a victim.
This free self-guided walk takes you from the site of Caesar’s death to Rome’s own pyramid, taking in the original Jewish Ghetto and the most beautiful view of the most beautiful city on earth.
- Vatican City is a city-state with clearly defined borders. It is an independent country presided over by the Holy See (the Catholic church's jurisdiction) entirely within Italy's confines, with its own leader (the Pope), currency (Vatican-issued euro), security force (the Swiss Guards), post … Continue Reading ››
Rome is not the safest place to cycle. However there are places where used bikes can be bought and the city can be enjoyed at a slower pace.
How can restaurants in Italy justify charging several euro for a small basket of bread? Find the secret here.
We explain why renting a car in Rome will not enhance your vacation – and why a rental car could become an expensive liability.
E-cigs, vaping equipment and juices are widely available in Rome if you know where to look. We tell you where to buy vape equipment and juice.
Running in Rome can be fun and exciting, with trails in its parks and ancient monuments helping you to see a different side of the city.
We present a stunning new video of ancient Rome that goes above and beyond the equally staggering 1933 model.
Rome may not be cheap, but there’s one thing that’s always free and available throughout the city – clean, fresh spring water from the Roman aqueducts.
A gentle, rewarding walk that introduces you to Rome’s major baroque piazzas and some ancient sites. Perfect for those who have just arrived, but to be enjoyed by everyone.
We assess the pros and cons of paying guides to take you round the Vatican (and other sites), and give you tips to find a good company to do so.
Take an unusual trip through Roma Nord to see the Road that linked the ‘Caput Mundi’ to the rest of Europe.