History

NASA History in Rome: The Birthplace of Michael Collins

Visiting Rome is always a history lesson. But many people -- even Romans -- don't know that Rome played a…

3 hours ago

A Day Trip to Pompeii from Rome: DIY Trips and Guided Tours

Should you take a day trip to Pompeii from Rome? This post helps you decide whether you want to do…

4 months ago

Ancient Rome in XX Minutes [Video]

This educational video breaks down the history of Ancient Rome in 20 minutes.

10 months ago

The Coolest View of the Colosseum

The Colosseum is a fascinating structure no matter where you view it. But my favorite perch from which to view…

10 months ago

Photo: Teatro Marcello, Rome

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1 year ago

Cityscape of Matera, Basilicata

Today's photo comes from the stony, surreal cityscape of Matera, Basilicata. I was reminded to post about the 2019 Italian…

1 year ago

Ancient Greek Temples and Mozzarella di Bufala in Paestum, Campania

If you tell a Roman that you are going Paestum for the weekend, invariably he or she will tell you: "Make…

3 years ago

Ancients Doing Modern Things

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5 years ago

Remembering the Battle of Montecassino

About an hour and a half south of Rome lies Montecassino, an enormous Benedictine monastery whose environs witnessed a very…

7 years ago

Five Favorite Obelisks in Rome

Rome is city of obelisks. Here is information on five obelisks that you'll definitely see while visiting the Eternal City.

9 years ago

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