Lazio

Travel in the Lazio region of Italy

Soul Of Rome By Carolina Vincenti: Book Review

I’ve previously reviewed Secret Rome, a book which scratched beneath the city’s skin to find the places that even the locals don’t know about. But a new title – Soul of Rome from Jonglez Publishing – attempts a seemingly even more impossible quest. Here Carolina Vincenti identifies “30 exceptional experiences” that encapsulate the real Rome, […]

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The Baths Of Diocletian And The National Roman Museum

Whether you are interested in ancient history, Roman remains or Renaissance architecture, you will enjoy the Baths of Diocletian in Rome. Once the largest thermal bath complex in the Roman empire, the site was later remodelled by Michelangelo to become a Carthusian monastery. And today Diocletian’s Baths are part of the National Roman Museum, and

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Walking The Via Francigena From Lucca To Rome: Book Review

Long distance walks are one of my favourite ways to explore, a completely different perspective on a country’s culture, countryside and communities. I’ve done a few of these walks in England, but none yet in Italy. But a new guide from Cicerone, Walking The Via Francigena From Lucca To Rome, could be just the inspiration

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