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Where to stay in Rome: a neighbourhood guide

Where to stay in Rome: a neighbourhood guide

Rome is the biggest city in Italy, and a postcard-perfect view is hidden around every cobblestoned street corner. With so much to do the city can feel overwhelming, but we’re here to help you out and tell you everything you need to know about the best area to stay in Rome. Rome is a city…

The ultimate guide to backpacking Italy

The ultimate guide to backpacking Italy

Whether you’re visiting Europe for the first time, are a seasoned expert, travelling with friends, a partner or even going solo, Italy offers something for everybody. In what can be described as a living art gallery, this amazing country offers fresh and vibrant world-class cuisine, architectural masterpieces, ancient ruins, soaring mountainous peaks, great beaches, and…

How to spend a day in Trastevere, Rome’s coolest neighbourhood

How to spend a day in Trastevere, Rome’s coolest neighbourhood

With charming medieval alleyways, artisan workshops, and a thriving nightlife, there’s always something to do in Trastevere, one of Rome’s most traditional neighbourhoods. The picturesque quarter is named because it lies on the other side of the Tiber river from the historic center (Tras = beyond, tevere = Tiber). The area is no longer isolated…

The Best Hostels In Rome For Your Dolce Vita Trip

The Best Hostels In Rome For Your Dolce Vita Trip

Rome, the Eternal City, capital of one of the most amazing countries in the world: Italy. Everyone, at least once in their life, has to visit and get lost in the streets of this incredible city. The Colosseum, the Pantheon, the Roman Forum, San Pietro, and the FOOD. The only drawback is that Rome can…

22 Best Places To Visit In Italy For An Epic Summer Trip

22 Best Places To Visit In Italy For An Epic Summer Trip

Home to beautiful villages, epic beaches, amazing nightlife and unspoilt countryside, there are enough places to visit in Italy to last a lifetime. Add an endless supply of delicious pasta to the mix and it’s no wonder Italy is so high on every backpacker’s bucketlist. Despite its almost universal appeal, Italy isn’t as expensive as…

The Yellow in Rome: tattoo parlour, party hotspot, hair salon… and hostel!

The Yellow in Rome: tattoo parlour, party hotspot, hair salon… and hostel!

The Yellow in Rome is one of those hostels that is constantly pushing the boundaries of what a hostel can be: party hotspot, tattoo parlour, hair salon, foodie magnet and local tour guide with the best off-the-beaten track tips in town. Here are just a few reasons why you’ll love staying here… The Hostel Roofterrace…

Your Guide To The Best New Year’s Eve Parties in Europe

Your Guide To The Best New Year’s Eve Parties in Europe

New Year’s Eve can be a tricky time of year to navigate with thousands of parties springing up in cities all over the world. To help guide you, Resident Advisor have picked the very best New Year’s Eve parties in Europe for you to let loose at as 2019 rolls in. From a stunning boat on the River Seine to a…

10 best cheap restaurants in Rome

10 best cheap restaurants in Rome

Ahh Rome… one of the most fascinating, beautiful and historic cities in the world, but also one of the biggest tourist traps. The Colosseum, the Pantheon, the Trevi Fountain – with so many must-see attractions, the city is a magnet for visitors from around the world, and many local restaurants have hiked their prices to…

The best time to visit Rome – plan the perfect European backpacking trip

The best time to visit Rome – plan the perfect European backpacking trip

If you’re planning a trip to Europe this summer, we hope a sojourn to Rome, the Eternal City, is on the cards. You shouldn’t need us to tell you why Rome is one of the must-do European destinations – the Pope chooses to call it home, and realistically, he could choose anywhere! If your sightseeing…

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