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The Eternal City

The beauty of Rome - Rome, Italy

At some point in your life, you will find yourself in the Eternal City, because as the old adage goes: all roads lead to Rome! It’s easy to get overwhelmed by the number of places to visit since there are thousands of years of well-preserved history in this relatively small city, but that’s the beauty of Rome, because you can…


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City of masterpieces.

Florence, Tuscany - Italy - Florence, Italy

You could spend a week in Florence and still not see all of the masterpieces in the city, so between gelatos make sure to see the best! To start, walk to the defining feature of the skyline: Brunelleschi’s Dome at Cattedrale di Santa Maria del Fiore. This incredible feat of architecture, like most Florentine tourist attractions, is a product…


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Naples and the Amalfi Coast

A culinary tour - Naples, Italy

Naples and the Amalfi Coast. A culinary tour of the city and nearby seaside townsNaplesWelcome to Naples! A city that gets a bad rep but has so much to offer. Especially when we’re talking about food. To begin, start with Naples’ famous rum babà. It's a soft airy cake/pastry in the shape of a mushroom, soaked in a delicious rummy…


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Korea Week in the Eternal City

A Week of K-Pop, Taekwondo, Opera more - Rome, Italy

Korean Institute's Culture week The beginning of next week sees the start of the beautiful Korea Week in Rome, which is organised by the Korean institute and is in association with the Korean ambassador’s office. It will prove to be a fascinating insight into the lives of Koreans that call Rome their home. With events covering Korean food…


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Autumn in Rome

Celebration of Cinematography - Rome, Italy

Roma is a city of art, pleasure and love. A broad environment where culture, history and expression thrives. This makes Rome the perfect place for the Autumnal Rome Film Festival.  This is the 11th Rome Film Festival and it runs from 13th to 23rd October primarily at the Auditorium Parco della Musica. This place has been the heart of this…


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8 things absolutely to see

FLORENCE ITALY - Florence, Italy

If you’ve only got a few days in Florence, you’ll want to pack in as many sights as you can. So once you’ve checked in at the hostel, dropped your bags off in the room and headed off into the city, what should you go and see?   SANTA MARIA DEL FIORE CATHEDRAL (AKA IL DUOMO) The world’s 4th largest cathedral.…


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2016 Gelato Festival

Travel Italy with taste - Rome, Italy

Try about 100 flavours of Italian-style ice cream, created for the 2016 Gelato Festival. You will find some of the best ice cream makers in the country, challenging for the title of the best Gelato. Every Festival venue will also include unique and original flavours. If you love traveling and gelato, why don’t you plan your trip around…


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Don't miss any part of Rome

Italy, inspiring and vibrant - Rome, Italy

In Rome, try to vary your experiences as you explore. Take your time and enjoy la dolce vita in a park or sidewalk café. The National Monument to Victor Emmanuel II was built to celebrate the success of the Risorgimento and achievement of Italian unity. It is immense: 135 meters long by 130 meters deep, and rears up to a height of 70…


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    The Beehive
    Rome, Italy

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    M&J Hostel
    Rome, Italy

    M& J Place Hostel , opened in 1995, has the best location in Rome. It is a 2 minute walk from main Termini Station, Shuttle buses to/from airports, and is just walking distance…

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    Ostello degli Elefanti
    Catania, Italy

    Come join us at Catania's most central Hostel, Ostello degli Elefanti.Experience traditional Sicilian art, cuisine and culture with our centralized location for: Mt. Etna, the…

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    Dreaming Rome Hostel
    Rome, Italy

    Dreaming Rome Hostel is located on the second floor of a building as the 1800. In the center of Rome, 1 mile from the Colosseum, 1, 2 miles from Termini Station and few meters…