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A long weekend in… Rome

From cuisine to culture, handbags to hotels, the Eternal City’s appeal is sharpened of late with fresh interpretations of its timeless attractions, says Maria Shollenbarger: From London Financial Times “How To Spend It” column: Omnes viae Romam ducunt, the saying

Travel Tips From Rome’s Best Guide

A&B has been escorting travelers across the Italian Peninsula for over a decade. We have been extremely fortunate to have in Rome one of our highest rated guides: Francesco Miglio. His touring company is a family business with mother, father,

Fendi Suites in Rome

Fendi Private Suites A: Via della Fontanella di Borghese, 48, 00186 Roma, Italy T:+39 06 9779 8080 W: www.fendiprivatesuites.com Another Fendi landmark has been unveiled in Rome. The newly refurbished Palazzo Fendi will reopen as an international destination, as it

Nine Neighborhood Roman Trattorias

These historic, family-run trattorias offer traditional dishes from the Roman cooking tradition: a tradition of the territory, ‘poor’, essential, simple and proud, which is based on ingredients coming from farming and rural tradition. Among the highlights of Roman cuisine are

One more Roman Gelato Shop: Fatamorgana

Rome is fillwed with great stops for Italian ice cream…we have discussed them in several posts: Rome’s Best Gealto Shops/http://blog.aielli-benevento.it/?p=632 and Roma’s Best Gelato Shops- Part 2/ http://blog.aielli-benevento.it/?p=1231 . Fatamorgana adds to that tradition with seven shops spread across the

Some of Rome’s Overlooked Palazzi

From Italy Magazine: “Rome’s countless attractions draw millions of tourists each year, but hiding in plain view are a number of sites, the glorious palazzi still owned by the princely families who once ruled the city, that might not make

Antico Arco: The best restaurant in Rome’s Gianicolo…

The best restaurant in Rome’s Gianicolo… > Antico Arco A: Piazzale Aurelio 7; T#: +39065815274; E: info@anticoarco.it W: www.anticoarco.it. CLOSED Sundays. Michelin gives this restaurant 1 star. “The chef at this modern, bright and fashionable restaurant selects the best Italian

WSJ: “Fendi’s New Hotel Embodies the Spirit of Rome”

The Italian fashion house, known for innovative yet traditional designs in furs, leathers and furniture, is now bringing that vision to Roman landmarks, including its own Palazzo Fendi. “NEARLY A CENTURY AGO, enterprising young newlyweds named Adele and Edoardo Fendi

Eat Like a Local a vicino Rome Monuments

> Il Sorpasso (Near the Vatican) A: 31 Via Properzio; W:www.sorpasso.info (Dinner around €15 per person.) Ten minutes’ walk from the Vatican, in the Prati neighborhood, this cozy, affordable wine bar is the perfect lunch spot. A counter at the

Ten of Italy’s Better Spas

A good spa can provide the requisite peace and tranquillity through a combination of treatments and relaxing ambience. Italy contains a wealth of fantastic spas and spa hotels to retreat to. Here are 10 great examples reviewed by Italy Magazine…

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