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Ristorante Tram Tram in the San Lorenzo neighborhood

Ristorante Tram Tram in the San Lorenzo neighborhood is located exactly where you would expect it: in front of the tram tracks. Most of the decorations are authentic pieces of tram from the 1950′s. But the focus here is on

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Off the Beaten Path: the Aqueduct Park

If you have already seen the main sights of Rome it is worth a visit to see one the sights off the beaten path: the Aqueduct Park. On the Appian Way this park is a chance to see how the

Posted in Parks & Gardens, What to Do in Rome

Romantic dinner without breaking the bank: Spirito di Vino

In need of a romantic dinner without breaking the bank:  Spirito di Vino offers the quality, service and ambiance you desire with modest prices. After being buzzed in the front door guests are greeted warmly by Romeo and his son Francesco.

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Baths of Diocletian, Magic and Voodoo Dolls

Baths of Diocletian, Magic and Voodoo Dolls The Baths of Diocletian were the grandest of the public baths of Imperial Rome. Remains of the baths are open to the public and part of the Museum of Rome. This is an often overlooked museum.

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Devotion to Sicilian and Calabrian Food at Scilla e Cariddi

Devotion to Sicilian and Calabrian Food at Scilla e Cariddi Scilla e Cariddi is devoted to the food from Sicily and Calabria. The restaurant takes its name from mythical sea monsters Scilla and Cariddi that lived in Straits of Messina,

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Christmas Decorations in Rome 2014

The Eternal City prepares for Christmas with trees and lights decking the city. Enjoy our photos of Christmas decorations in Rome 2014. Nicolas Inn wishes a Happy Holidays to all and best wishes for 2015!    

Posted in Shops & Markets, What to Do in Rome

Ristorante Armando in San Lorenzo

One of our regular restaurants is Ristorante Armando in San Lorenzo. Rome’s San Lorenzo neighborhood was heavily bombed by Allied planes during World War II  due to its proximity to Termini train station. Today it is a popular spot for

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Authentic Meal at Dal Paino

Piazza Navona is the epitome of an Italian square: fountains, street musicians, artists and performers surrounded by cafes and restaurants. But don’t waste a meal sitting on the piazza.  You will pay too much, not eat very well and have

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Domus Aurea Reopens to the Public

  Domus Aurea Reopens to the Public. After years of being closed due to structural damage the Domus Aurea, Nero’s Golden House, reopened to the public on October 26. Visitors are allowed access with guided tours on Saturdays and Sundays

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Churches to see in Rome: Basilica of Santa Prassede

Churches to see in Rome: Basilica of Santa Prassede. A couple blocks from the grand Basilica of Santa Maria Maggiore is the small, unassuming Basilica of Santa Prassede. It doesn’t look like much from the outside but those that take

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The Borghese Gallery

a46a79a7Reservations are mandatory for the Borghese Gallery. We make reservations for our guests, free of charge.

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