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Piccadilly Roma is the perfect neighbourhood bar and restaurant, in San Giovanni, serving great cocktails and healthy gourmet food

Piccadilly’s the place for perfect cocktails and healthy dining in Rome

Piccadilly Roma, in the Re di Roma district, is a cocktail bar, restaurant and cafe which follows through from morning til night with considerable charm and flair. It’s a great reminder that whether you’re a tourist in Rome, or even if you live here – please don’t just stick to the historic centre when you…

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An ideal day trip from Rome, the Gardens of Ninfa is one of Italy's most beautiful parks. Read how to get to Ninfa, latest prices, and opening times. All about visiting Ninfa

Day trips from Rome: How to visit the Gardens of Ninfa – 2019 opening times

Why and how to visit the Gardens of Ninfa near Rome 2019 If you’re looking for the official opening times for 2019 for the Gardens of Ninfa in Italy’s Lazio region, you’ve come to the right place. This guide to visiting the Gardens of Ninfa includes the official opening days and entry hours 2019 for…

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OiSushi is a fusion sushi restaurant in the heart of Rome serving Brazilian-Japanese sushi, Hawaiian poke bowls, fusion tacos and Italian sushi.

OiSushi: Fusion sushi, poke and tacos in the heart of Rome

OiSushi is a fusion sushi restaurant in the heart of Rome which combines the freshest fish with some seriously imaginative world-food combinations. If you’re craving Brazilian-Japanese sushi, a Hawaiian poke bowl, tacos with a difference or even Italian sushi, this could be the place for you. OiSushi opened in its prime, central location almost two…

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Fornace Stella is a new pizzeria in Rome in the Piazza Bologna - Policlinico district, offering great value pizza and casual dining in modern surroundings.

New pizzeria Fornace Stella shines bright in Rome’s Piazza Bologna district

Fornace Stella is a brand new restaurant and pizzeria in the Piazza Bologna / Policlinico area which brings smart, modern surroundings to a classic take on the neighbourhood pizzeria and trattoria concept. The baby of Enrico Mercatili and Roberto Priora, former colleagues, friends and now partners in the business, Fornace Stella is an easy eatery…

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Ristorante Alfredo alla Scrofa Rome charity event

Alfredo alla Scrofa celebrates February 7th 2019 with a charity gala

Iconic Roman restaurant Alfredo alla Scrofa, custodian of the world-famous Italian dish, Fettuccine Alfredo, is celebrating this year’s National Fettuccine Alfredo Day with a charity gala. February 7th has been designated the annual festival for this renowned pasta recipe, which combines the lightest hand-made egg fettuccine with aged Parmesan Reggiano and the best butter from…

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Venice things to do: The 25 best things to do in Venice, Italy, including visiting Murano and Burano, cheap gondola rides, and restaurant ideas in Venice.

Venice things to do: the 25 best things to do in Venice, Italy

Venice things to do: and why you should visit Venice at least once in your lifetime Fragile, unique, immense Venice is a city which lives up to its promises: there’s really nowhere else in the world like it. If there’s one place you should go at least once in your life, that place is Venice….

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Romantic dinner in Rome: 16 of the most romantic restaurants in Rome for Valentine's Day in Rome or the best date night dining in Rome

Romantic dinner in Rome: 16 of Rome’s most romantic restaurants

If you’re looking for a list of romantic restaurants in Rome, you’ve come to the right place. This post rounds up 16 of the most romantic dinner options in Rome for every budget. So don’t worry if it’s a first date or a Golden Wedding Anniversary – what follows is a selection of divine places…

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Valentyne Restaurant Rome at Hotel Valadier near the Spanish Steps is the perfect choice for fine dining and cocktails plus international DJ sets

Choose Valentyne at Hotel Valadier in Rome for dinner, cocktails and DJ sets by the Spanish Steps

Review of Valentyne Restaurant Rome at Hotel Valadier You know you’re onto something special when a downtown hotel boasts one of the best cocktail bars in the centre of Rome and perhaps its most sensational rooftop restaurant. Hotel Valadier in Rome is one of those iconic properties which has left an indelible mark on the…

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If you're looking for the best free things to do in Venice, Italy, this list of the top free sights in Venice includes the best ideas for a Venice vacation.

Free things in Venice: 10 best free things to do in Venice in 2019

If you’re looking for the best free things to do in Venice, search no more. This list of top free sights in Venice encompasses culture, history and modern life. Venice is a beautiful destination any time of year but it doesn’t need to be expensive with some careful planning. When you do spend money, it’s…

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Easter in Rome 2018: a guide to Holy Week 2018 in Rome, including Maundy Thursday, Good Friday, Easter Saturday, Easter Sunday and Easter Monday.

Easter in Rome 2019: a guide to Holy Week 2019 in Rome, including Good Friday and Easter Sunday

Easter in Rome can be one of the most rewarding times to enjoy the city. While the weather can be changeable at this time of the year, it’s a moment when the city’s churches – and there are more than 1000 of them – really enter the fray, and regional food traditions get another major…

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