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Roma non è Roma senza la Dolce Vita

“Rome is not Rome without La Dolce Vita”, so is the moto of one of the city’s small independent cinemas, which religiously shows Fellini’s masterpiece every Sunday at 5pm (in … Continue reading

November 30, 2010 · Leave a comment

In Monti behind the Colosseum

One of my favourite neighbourhoods in Rome is Rione Monti, located between the via Nazionale (which runs from piazza Repubblica to the Quirinale) and via Cavour (connecting Termini train station … Continue reading

November 16, 2010 · Leave a comment

Rome’s hidden cinema

Cinema has always featured heavily in Rome. In the second half of the 20th century, the city has produced some of Italy’s greatest film directors and films, but unfortunately, even … Continue reading

October 4, 2010 · Leave a comment

Cycling on the Via Appia

By the end of September, the beach season is practically over, but the weather is still very mild. It is the perfect time to explore the ancient Via Appia, known … Continue reading

September 28, 2010 · Leave a comment

PARIOLI

To follow up on the previous blog, some areas of Rome can be more than boring: they are depressing. The worst of them in my view is Parioli. Located on … Continue reading

May 12, 2010 · Leave a comment
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