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Rome — Rome, The Eternal City – Italy’s largest, grandest, and most famous – feels less like a modern, pulsing metropolis and more like a collection of villages linked by narrow streets and bridges. The name is probably Etruscan in origin and the city’s historical record dates from 1000 BC, so there are 3,000 years of history to experience as you walk those streets and cross those bridges. You may be caught up in celebrations for a saintly pope or a devilish prime minister, but all roads – high or low – lead to Rome. 

Why Go

For the ancient ruins, the art and architecture, hot espresso, cold gelato, and the city where la dolce vita was born.

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British Airways Lets You Spend One Day in Rome (Or Vienna, or Geneva, or Munich...)

March 12, 2014 by Karen Gardiner Dion

British Airways has just launched its discounted "daytripper fares" for travelers flying from London to a handful of European cities. The catch? (Or, perhaps the ... Read More »


9 Reasons Why Adults Can Enjoy Hostels, Too

February 03, 2014 by Alex Schechter

When it comes to traveling on a budget, you can't really get more affordable – or more basic – than sleeping dorm-style in a bunk bed with a free breakfast. ... Read More »


From Thrifty to Spendy: 5 Great Places to Eat in Rome

February 03, 2014 by Lindsay Silberman

Here’s the thing about food in Rome: when it’s good, it’ll drive you to tears of joy over a bowl of bucatini. But like any tourist-ridden city, when it’s bad, it ... Read More »


Souvenir Shopping: 3 Iconic Things to Bring Home from Italy

December 03, 2013 by Alex Schechter

Italy wasn't created for one-stop shopping – in fact, it's not even that well suited to single-destination trips. Rome? Venice? Florence? How to choose? Well, ... Read More »


Celebrating Overseas: 5 Beautiful Hotel Thanksgiving Dinners Around the World

November 05, 2013 by Karen Gardiner Dion

We've already dished up the best hotel restaurants to have a Thanksgiving feastat on the home front, but what if you're traveling over the holidays? Luckily for ... Read More »


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