The Gulf of Naples and the adjacent coastal territories are famous for their landscapes, beaches, resorts, and gastronomy. Every year, this combination of elements attracts thousands of tourists looking for unique places to experience the famous Italian "dolce vita" just as ancient Romans did centuries ago. Here I'll show you my most favorite Roman sites around Naples that you can still visit … [Read more...] about The 12 Best Roman Ruins You Can Visit Around Naples in 2023
Everyone has heard the popular expression "All roads lead to Rome," but how many roads can you take from the Eternal City to enjoy its surroundings and discover new secrets? In this article, I take you on day trips to discover Rome's surroundings and nearby archaeological sites. If you have extra time to spend on your trip to Rome, these amazing sites should not be missed! Coolest … [Read more...] about 10 Archaeological Sites Near Rome You Should Visit in 2023
The enduring vestiges of the Roman Empire remain with us even today. You can find some of the most important Roman structures across much of Eurasia and in the northern countries of Africa. Follow along as I share my favorite, iconic structures like Hadrian's Wall, Segovia's aqueduct, the ruins at Jerash, the Herodium, the Colosseum, and so much more. Greatest Roman Architecture Still … [Read more...] about The 30 Most Important Roman Structures That You Can Visit Today
Many Emperors have built and dismantled the Rome we know today. Of them, which were the most accomplished? What types of works did they create in Rome’s cityscape? In this article, I present my favorite, 7 most accomplished emperors and show you some of their works in Rome and beyond. All written by a PhD historian! JULIUS CAESAR, Paving the Way for the Empire 27 BC | First … [Read more...] about The 7 Most Accomplished Emperors of Ancient Rome
Ancient Rome housed numerous emperors that left imprints in the city we visit nowadays. On one hand, some of these emperors received love admiration by their contemporaries. On other hand, some other emperors had bad fame that sources and historians have portrayed. Among the many emperors Rome had throughout its history... historians know five of them as 'the Five Good Emperors'. Here is why these … [Read more...] about Who were the Five Good Emperors and What made Them so Great?
It isn’t often that entire cities vanish in a matter of hours, but Pompeii did. Destroyed by the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in Ad 79, the fate of this forgotten city changed with its discovery in 1748. Pompeii is one of the places you should visit because this vibrant city has opened to the public its latest findings. In this article, I give you 11 reasons why you should visit Pompeii to … [Read more...] about 11 Reasons Why You Should Visit Pompeii in 2023