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Trip memories: The Tuscan folklorist group

Trip memories: The Tuscan folklorist group During my career, I have done maybe thousands of tours. When I was younger, I worked driving tour buses, a passion inherited by my father; that was my wish when still I was a little child. In fact, I could not wait for his return home after each trip. [...]

Fumone Castle

Fumone Castle If you want to spend a day off the beaten path during your stay in Rome, I suggest a full day tour in Ciociaria, visiting Fumone Castle, replete with ghost stories and murder mysteries. You could add a nice wine tasting with lunch and, why not, a visit to the striking Anagni Romanesque [...]

The Battle of Montecassino

The Battle of Montecassino In July of 1943 the Allies started Operation Husky, a planned invasion of Italy from the south beginning with a massive landing in Sicily. The commanders were General Montgomery, leading the British Eighth Army, and General Patton, leading the American Fifth Army. This was the first major operation on Italian soil [...]

2009 G8 Summit – Obama Motorcade

2009 G8 Summit – Obama Motorcade On April 6th, 2009 a tragic event occurred in the Italian region of Abruzzo: a big earthquake caused massive destruction and many civilian deaths in the region’s capital, L'Aquila, and the surrounding area. It’s hard to imagine, but still today much of the city is a big construction site. [...]

Differences between Pecorino and Parmesan and which one to choose correctly

Differences between Pecorino and Parmesan and which one to choose correctly   Foreign tourists who come to Italy to visit Rome and other cities rich in history and culture do not miss the opportunity to taste the flavors of the Italian culinary tradition. Among the typical dishes of Mediterranean cuisine, pasta stands out, known and [...]

The Appian Way – the most famous road in Rome

The Appian Way – the most famous road in Rome The Appian Way is the most famous Roman road and was so well constructed that it was nicknamed the “Regina Viarum” or “Queen of the roads”. In fact, the ancient Romans were true masters in the construction of roads and masonry in general, which is [...]

Milvian Bridge

Milvian Bridge Nowadays the Milvian Bridge is considered one of the most famous of the movida’s places of Rome, but in the past it was place of a battle. The battle of Milvian Bridge The battle fought at Milvian Bridge on October 28th, 312, outside Rome was a crucial moment in a civil war that [...]

The Tiber Island

The Tiber Island The Tiber Island, located on the Tiber river, it’s the connection through the bridges Ponte Fabricio, the only original bridge in Rome, and Ponte Cestio, of which only some parts are still original, to Trastevere neighborhood, which is located instead on right bank of the river. Trastevere Trastevere nowadays it’s representing one [...]

The drinkable water fountains

The drinkable water fountains This type of fountain is made of cast iron and is about 1 meter and 20 centimeters high, it’s shaped like a column and at mid of the column itself, you can notice a sort of curved pipe which looks like a large nose, that’s the reason why in Rome these [...]

The Mouth of the Truth

The Mouth of the Truth If you are touring in Rome and it happens to get by this site located in the porch of the St. Andrew in Cosmedin church, you should know that there’s a good reason why so many people are queuing in order to stick their hand into the big marble mask [...]

The Hole of Rome

The Hole of Rome Have you ever heard of the hole of Rome? This is one of the many curiosities of Rome, that became famous in the world, also thanks to the film Roman holidays (1954). I highly recommend to all of you who want to visit Rome to watch this film, in fact there’s [...]

St. Angel Castle

St. Angel Castle Located just a few hundred meters from the St. Peters’ Basilica and known as the Vatican castle, St. Angelo Castle was the last defensive line of Popes. For Opera lovers, it is known that St. Angelo Castle was the main set of Tosca, one of Puccini's most famous masterpieces. The origin of [...]

A New Age of Travel After Covid-19

A New Age of Travel After Covid-19 Hello, this is Paolo di Gangi, owner of Limoservices & Travel and I wanted to share with you my ideas on the current Covid-19 pandemic and some lessons from the tourism of the past that I feel could help to create a new age of travel for the [...]

The Best Things to See in Rome During the Christmas Season

The Best Things to See in Rome During the Christmas Season The holiday season is a magical time to visit the beautiful city of Rome and the Vatican. December 8th is the Immaculate Conception holiday and marks the official start of the Christmas holiday season in Italy. The season lasts through January 6th, the Epiphany [...]

Visit the Frascati White Wine Region from Rome

Visit the Frascati White Wine Region from Rome The Eternal City is a wonderful destination for sightseeing and visiting the monuments of ancient Rome, and there are plenty of museums to keep you busy for days or even weeks. But did you know that the ancient Romans also loved wine and relaxing in the countryside? [...]

What to do in Rome After Arriving on an Early Morning Flight

What to do in Rome After Arriving on an Early Morning Flight It is very common when arriving into the Rome Airport on an international flight to land early in the morning…sometimes very early like 6am. Perhaps during low tourist season your hotel will let you come and check in early and give you your [...]

Brunello Wine Tasting Day from Rome

Brunello Wine Tasting Day from Rome On a one-day private tour from Rome you can experience the beauty of Tuscany, taste fantastic Brunello di Montalcino wines and visit the charming hill top town of Montalcino. When staying in Rome, most people don’t have a car, so we can arrange the rental service with driver of [...]

The Best Way to Sightsee in Rome During a Business Conference

The Best Way to Sightsee in Rome During a Business Conference Business travelers to Rome are often unable to sightsee during the day due to the fact that they have to first fulfill their business obligations. The amount of time a person on a work trip can dedicate to tourist activities is usually reduced to [...]

Discovering Ostia Antica from Rome

Discovering Ostia Antica from Rome The amazing archeological park of Ostia Antica is the perfect day trip from Rome. Covering a vast area, this fascinating Ancient Roman city has fewer crowds than other sites, such as Pompeii near Naples, and is much closer for those staying in the capital city. It is easy to visit [...]

The Best Experience from Rome to Florence

The Best Experience from Rome to Florence If you are coming to Italy and are planning on seeing the most important cities, then you will most likely need to get from Rome to Florence or vice versa. There are several ways to travel between these two cities, such as private car with driver services, scheduled [...]