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The Carnival of Navona Square

Navona Square is by far one of the most beautiful squares in the world. Throughout the centuries, it has been the backdrop of many events and still today, the district surrounding this elegant square, with its narrow streets and old and characteristic little houses, completely plunges us in a magic and unique atmosphere, throwing us back in time.

Among the many events that were hold in Navona Square over the centuries, how could we not mention the famous Roman Carnival!

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Top 10 Restaurants in Rome Part #2: local trattorias for all tastes and budgets

In our previous post we talked about the Top 10 Restaurants you can find in Rome. We narrow down a list of 100 restaurants ranked by the well known food magazine, Scatti di Gusto, to the top 5 high-level, Michelin-Starred, Restaurants in the Eternal city.

Since the list of the finest trattorias was presented in alphabetic order, we mixed it up a little bit, just for fan, including some of our favorite places.

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Top 10 Restaurants in Rome: from Michelin-starred restaurants to local trattorias

This list of the Top 10 restaurants in Rome will be especially enjoyed by foodies, and by many of our beloved travelers who are eager to discover local cuisine and food specialties.

In the Eternal City, we are lucky enough to have thousands of restaurants at our doorsteps, but just a few can be list among the very top when it comes to the food they serve.

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Day trips from Rome: the Monastery of S. Benedict

From time to time we love to go on tour ourselves to explore the beautiful Roman surroundings. This time our Rome is Easy tour guides, Nicole and Giulia, have decided to explore the Monastery of S. Benedict in Subiaco.

 

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Museums in Rome: The National Roman Museum - Baths of Diocletian

Among the beautiful museums you can find in Rome, the National Roman Museum, is an open-air aerea made of several branches, such as the Palazzo Terme Massimo, Palazzo Altemps, the Crypta Balbi and the Baths of Diocletian.

Located just a few steps away from the chaotic and bustling Termini Train Station, this suggestive Museum, a structure of more than 3500 m2, was composed during the ancient Roman time by a series of environments, such as gymnasia, libraries, swimming pools, and rooms that were the very heart of every thermal complex.

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Vegetarian Italian Recipes: Ancient Roman Cuisine

Ancient Romans used to eat three meals a day. The jentaculum, was basically Ancient Romans' breakfast, mainly based on bread, cheese, milk, fruit and honey.

The lunch, called prandium, was a quick meal, made of fish, bread, fruit, legumes, and wine.
Dinner was the main meal of the day. During the coena, Ancient Romans used to eat on the triclinaria. The most important ingredient of their cuisine was the garum, a kind of brine, that probably replaced salt and that was very expensive.

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Shopping in Rome: Shopping Malls in Rome from clothing to food

Weather you are looking for fancy designer brands of cheap chic, shopping in Rome is always a fun and entertaining experience.

Shopping malls in Rome can offer the perfect alternative to a walks through boutiques and independent shops in the city center, especially during cold and rainy winter days.

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Rome Food Tour: Veggie food Tour in Rione Monti

Among the many things to do in Rome, joining a food tour is certainly one of the best way to enjoy the Eternal City, discover its food traditions and its most hidden corners.

Our Veggie food tour of Rome is the perfect option if you are looking for an experience that combines a sightsee of Rome with a tasting of healthy recipes.

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What to do on Halloween in Rome

If you happen to be in Rome on Saturday 31st, and you are wondering what to do on Halloween in Rome, you may need this list of activities to enjoy the scariest day of the year!  

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Roman Monuments: Castel Sant’Angelo

Castel Sant’Angelo is certainly one of the most beautiful monuments in Rome, and it starts growing popularity among travelers from all over the world.

Built around 123 A.C., Castel Sant’Angelo was erected at first as sepulchre for the Emperor Hadrian and his family. This incredible monument had a unique destiny in the Roman history.

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Italian chicken recipes: pollo alla cacciatora

In this post we are going to show you how to prepare one of the most delicious Italian chicken recipes, typical of the Emilia-Romagna region’s culinary tradition.

The Italian name of the recipe is “Pollo alla Cacciatora”. The word "pollo" means "chicken" in Italian. “Cacciatore” is the Italian word for hunter, probably coming from the use of herbs, such as rosemary and garlic, which were used by hunters to cook the prey.

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More Articles...

  1. Rome Excursions Par II: Etruscan Necropolis of Cerveteri
  2. Day Trips from Rome: The Ghost Town of Canale Monterano
  3. Discovering Rome: Tour of Ancient Rome with Nicole
  4. Discovering Rome: Colosseum Tour with Nicole
  5. Rome Excursions Part I: Ostia Antica Tour
  6. Rome Underground Tour Part I: beneath San Clemente
  7. Jewish Ghetto in Rome
  8. Italian phrases for travel
  9. Fancy Italian Dishes – Swordfish alla Siciliana and Raw Artichoke Salad
  10. Vatican City Tours
  11. Places to see in Rome
  12. Easy Chocolate Cake Recipe
  13. Frappe and Carnival in Rome!
  14. Rome 3 day itinerary
  15. Winter in Rome: What to see and do!
  16. 5 things you must do in Rome
  17. A simple tiramisu recipe
  18. New partnership between MU and the Capitoline Museums in Rome
  19. Augustus' House unveil its secrets for the first time
  20. Castel Sant’Angelo
  21. Restoration of the Trevi Fountain
  22. Rome with Kids: a journey through the Ancient Rome
  23. Cul de Sac Wine Bar
  24. A Little London in the heart of the Flaminio Quarter
  25. Delicious Italian Pasta Recipes
  26. "BEST PICS" - EDITION 2014
  27. A Layered City with Rome is Easy, by Bavaria
  28. Pedestrian Rome
  29. Rome’s New Colosseum
  30. The sad life of Beatrice Cenci...
  31. The Eye of Sixtus Bridge
  32. Chocolate Salami
  33. The Queen of the catacombs finds a new sparkle
  34. Unexpected subterranean marvels in Rome
  35. Villa Giulia and the Etruscan National Museum
  36. Villa Pamphili ViVi Bistrot
  37. Villa Borghese
  38. Guide through the vintage markets and shops of Rome
  39. Colosseum night-opening – La Luna sul Colosseo 2013
  40. A Roman after taste recipe
  41. Rooftop Lounge Hotel Fontana
  42. The Temple of Saturn: the most ancient location for the best day in Rome
  43. Soccer Fever!
  44. Summer nights on Tiber Island
  45. Outlet in Rome
  46. Happy birthday Rome!
  47. water in Rome
  48. Frigidarium
  49. Restaurant Al Duello
  50. Restaurant Broccoletti
  51. Caffetteria-Bistrot Chisotro del Bramante
  52. Grottapinta in Campo de' Fiori: theater-shaped!
  53. Carnival in Rome: i moccoli - the candles
  54. Roman Civilization Museum
  55. The Prophet Isaiah
  56. 200 gradi
  57. Bucatini Amatriciana
  58. Shopping on Sundays...
  59. Brueghel - Chiostro del Bramante
  60. An obelisk on the back of an elephant
  61. Domus Romane Palazzo Valentini
  62. Bruschetta
  63. Public transportation in Rome
  64. Blessing of Animals on St Anthony day
  65. GNAM - National Gallery of Modern Art
  66. Canova in Palazzo Braschi

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