Rome Local Flavor

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Description: Rome tips, culture, and news from the Rome writers for NileGuide.

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November 7th
Ben Hur Live is racing through Rome from now through December 4, 2011 at the Nuova Fiera di Roma (midway between Fiumicino Airport and the city of Rome). Those familiar with the late 19th century novella made popular by Charlton Heston’s 1959 film w… Continue Reading
June 30th
With the upcoming weeklong celebration of National Zoo Keeper Week, July 17-23, 2011, it’s worth taking a peak at the Bioparco di Roma, Rome’s century-old zoo and biopark. Located on the edge of Villa Borghese, the Bioparco di Roma is one… Continue Reading
June 24th
One of beloved and stereotypical American summer memories for anyone, whether tourist or resident, is the quest for a July 4th celebration– a barbecue with fireworks, hot dogs, cotton candy,  slushies and beer, in no particular order, in honor … Continue Reading
June 22nd
Though many look to Italy for its prolific bouquet of  wines, there is a subculture of travelers whose Eat-Pray-Love experience must be frothy and by that, I mean beer.   Beer travelers are perhaps the most friendly breed of tourists always… Continue Reading
June 17th
The last thing that comes to mind when thinking of your upcoming visit to Rome is an evening in a tent.  However, if looking for an affordable, and sometimes more comfortable, alternative to Rome hotels, bed & breakfasts and hostels, camping… Continue Reading