This Roman wine tasting pairs local wines with a good cause

This Roman wine tasting pairs local wines with a good cause

It was a typically hot June evening in Rome as our taxi pulled up alongside the imposing ruins of the Trajan Forum, one of the last forums built in ancient Rome. Soaked in late afternoon sunlight, the ruins were absolutely beaming and I couldn’t think of a more spectacular location...

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24 hours in: Rome

24 hours in: Rome

Think of Rome, and your mind can’t help but conjure up images such as the opulence of the Sistine Chapel or the deep history of the Colosseum. It’s likely your thoughts will immediately be drawn to the Roman Forums or even the Vatican Museums. It’s the beauty of Rome. That’s...

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5 cafés that inspired the literary world

5 cafés that inspired the literary world

There’s something undeniably romantic at the thought of a writer sitting in a smokey coffeehouse, hunched over a notebook — or more recently a laptop — sipping from an espresso and penning the next great novel. Some of the most famous books of all time were written not in isolated...

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6 Cities Best Explored Underground

6 Cities Best Explored Underground

Sometimes, the best views of a city aren’t from above, but from below. From underground bunkers to subterranean villages, many of the world’s great cities are home to some surprising finds beneath their streets. Here are six places where the best views are under your feet. Budapest, Hungary If you’re...

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Photo of the Week: Ruins in Rome

Photo of the Week: Ruins in Rome

Whether you’ve been to Rome or not, you’ll know that the city is littered with ancient ruins. That’s one of the best things about it! There are some spots in Rome where you don’t even feel like you’re in the 21st century anymore, and this photo is the perfect example...

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