Rome

Rare chance: Italy's secret attractions open their doors

Rare chance: Italy's secret attractions open their doors

Inaccessible for most of the year, these weird, wonderful and beautiful Italian treasures are unlocked for annual Spring Weekend
Tourists arrested for defacing Rome's Colosseum

Tourists arrested for defacing Rome's Colosseum

Two American women may face a fine for carving their initials on a wall at the historic Roman amphitheater
Pope bobbleheads! Get 'em while they're hot

Pope bobbleheads! Get 'em while they're hot

Pope Benedict XVI may have left Vatican City, but a bevy of tacky tributes capture his spirit ... some better than others
Russian tourist fined $24,000 for Colosseum graffiti

Russian tourist fined $24,000 for Colosseum graffiti

Got more money than sense and want to leave your mark on an ancient city? Authorities in Rome have the answer...
Famous landmarks like you've never seen them

Famous landmarks like you've never seen them

Unique "time sliced" technique captures beauty of day-to-night transitions by splicing 36 photos taken from dawn til dusk
10 of the best Italian restaurants in Rome

10 of the best Italian restaurants in Rome

From a cozy trattoria to an experimental bistro and Michelin-starred luxury
Bored with Europe? Try the 'new Europe'

Bored with Europe? Try the 'new Europe'

Move over jaded European hotspots, there are some new towns in town
Fashion brands saving Rome's heritage sites

Fashion brands saving Rome's heritage sites

Italy can't afford to restore and mantain its historic sites, so some of the country's modern icons are coming to the rescue
15 best coffee bars in Rome

15 best coffee bars in Rome

Where to get the hottest, deepest, most aromatic coffees in the best settings. Americano lovers, move on please
Rome's best brunches: 10 places to lose an afternoon

Rome's best brunches: 10 places to lose an afternoon

Can't get enough of the weekend's biggest time eater? The Eternal City has a slew of new places to try
Scandal-rocked Pompeii finally gets a makeover

Scandal-rocked Pompeii finally gets a makeover

After years of corruption and neglect, one of Italy's biggest attractions will get a US$141 million rescue

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