Wondering what to see in Rome’s theatres during this weekend?
In Rome and in the entire Italian peninsula, 2017 started with a polar cold air that will get even colder as soon as the “Days of the Blackbird” – considered as the frostiest of winter – get closer.
The celebration of Epiphany, or the 12th day of Christmas, falls on January 6 and may have originated in the eastern half of the Roman Empire to commemorate the baptism of Jesus. It was then introduced in Western Christianity where it got religious contents in part different, as the celebration of the wedding feast of […]
In Rome, the first person to decorate a Christmas Tree was Queen Margherita, it was during the second half of the Nineteenth Century and from her the trend quickly spread through the entire country. Truth is that, many centuries before, the ancient Romans already used to decorate their houses with pine branches during January Calends. […]
I almost wish we were butterflies and liv’d but three summer days – three such days with you I could fill with more delight than fifty common years could ever contain. John Keats Rome oozes with history and souls that inhabited it. As imprisoned in time, these souls still permeate the atmosphere with an eternal […]
In Sweden, at dawn on December 13, thousands of little girls wearing white dresses, with lit candles in their hands and electric candle lights crowning their heads, light up the darkness of Swedish winter.
Rome looks just like the Rockefeller centre. The Capital City opens its ice skating rinks, one of the activities that most recalls Christmas. Christmas celebrations will start on December 8 at the Ice Park in the Auditorium Parco della Musica. Christmas market lovers will be thrilled at the Luneur Park where little suggestive houses covered […]
Last October, Hotel Capannelle Appia Antica captured the attention of people passing by, intrigued by a little young man with a long blond mane who was painting the walls of Hotel Capannelle. His name is Andrew Pisacane, a US urban street artist, considered a real master of American street art painting. The artist, aka Gaia, […]
Without going too far from Rome’s city centre, driving along the SR 148 Pontina, it is possible to reach the lovely Torvajanica. The opaque sky of the metropolis is a distant memory in front of the blue unlimited see that appears in front of you and when you look at the sun, a silver line […]