There's a lot of public transport in Rome and it can be confusing. We show you how to get around the city cheaply.
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.
Rome wasn't built in a day, and one day is nowhere near enough to see everything this city has to offer. Even a year isn't enough, to be totally honest.…
This guide and glossary will help you order a coffee in Italy, and don't miss the warnings at the end of the article.
St. Peter's Basilica is free and the lines can be extremely long. There are, however, several legitimate ways to skip the lines. We give you insider tips.
The queues to get into the Vatican are notoriously long, and the Roman sun is hot. We show you how to keep your cool by skipping the lines.
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…
Key insider tips from Rome locals on how to avoid wasting precious vacation time lining up at the Colosseum, Forum, and Palatine Hill and walk straight in.
A lot of people get antsy about bringing a lot of cash with them when they visit a new country. When visiting Rome, bringing a lot of money is a…
Rightly famed for its beautiful vistas and viewpoints, we present the best places to gaze over and photograph the roofs and domes of Rome going back two thousand years.
Buying cigarettes in Rome is relatively easy, as long as you are aware of certain restrictions. We show you how.
What to look out for, and seven tips on how to avoid being a victim.
There are very few public bathrooms in Rome. Here are some shortcuts for when you're caught short.
A list of wi-fi enabled bars and cafes in Rome where you can bring your laptop and work Starbucks-style (but with better coffee).
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.
Civitavecchia where most Mediterranean cruise liners dock to visit Rome, is much further from Rome than many people think. We show you how to get into town fast and cheap.
Italy's the home of pizza, but buying pizza in Rome can be a bit confusing. We tell you how to buy 'pizza al taglio' - by the slice.
Changes to how Colosseum tickets are being sold have added a new layer of complexity on when to plan your visit. Here is a clear steer on what time to see the monument.
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…
Walking across the street in Rome can seem intimidating. Rome Vacation Tips shows you how to do it in safety.
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.
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.
The many pros and few cons of the Roma Pass - we've got all the answers here to Rome's discount vacation ticket.
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.