In 2019 some 65 million tourists traveled to Italy. That's 1.1 tourists for every resident. There is no doubt it can get crowded in the major cities. Cities like Rome and Florence no longer experience a low season, but with twenty regions to explore, there is something for everyone, from the land where lemons grow to the City of Canals. Verdi said, 'You can have the world if I can have Italy,' … [Read more...] about Where to Stay in Italy 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
Fascinated by Italian painter Caravaggio's artwork but unsure which paintings to see or where to find them? We can help you! Our guides have shared the secrets of the baroque artist's work with many tour groups! Here are Caravaggio's most famous paintings and where to find them. The 11 Most Famous Oil Paintings By Caravaggio Caravaggio’s paintings were transgressors in the eyes of … [Read more...] about Caravaggio’s 11 Most Famous Works of Art And Where They Are
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?