Rome

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A hill of broken jugs, a misplaced pyramid and the bones of Shelley and Keats are just some of the reasons to drop by Rome's quirkiest district says Marta Nightingale-Styczen. Why not join her for an aperitivo?

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There’s no need to gallop off into the countryside, because here in Rome horse-riding is going urban. We sent our local correspondent Giulia Riva to saddle an Italian stallion and find out more… Like every little girl growing up, I used to love unicorns and horses. While it proved impossible…

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“When in Rome, do as the Romans do!” Giulia Riva is our Rome-based, born-and-bred, blogger and she’s here to show us how best to spend €500 in the Eternal City… come rain or shine. My first day back to work after a wonderful summer trip to Portugal and I was…

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Already thrown your two cents in the Trevi Fountain? Well what next? Here is our Rome-based expert Giulia Riva with her seven favourite "alternative" hotspots in the Italian capital...

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The Eternal City still shines with life, and Susana Cristalli reveals the secrets of scutums, squats and square-shaped pizza, along with ancient shopping centres and Christian catacombs. Imagine you’ve been around for over two thousand years and people still come from all over the world to see you and take…