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Celebrate a traditional Christmas in Rome

Celebrate a traditional Christmas in Rome

Christmas is without a doubt our favourite time of year, as you may have noticed. Everywhere is decorated, adorned and lit up to mark this festive season, and many places celebrate with an all-out party, whilst others celebrate the Christmas season with a more family orientated approach. Some you of may prefer more popular destinations to spend your New Year such as New York, London, and Paris which are fabulous destinations, however cities such as enchanting Seville, and beautiful Florence comprise some of our favourite places to visit during this festive season. And, Rome is no exception. Imagine spending Christmas in a city with festive decorations ands lights adorning the remnants of its imperial past, because Rome at Christmas is as equally stunning and the atmosphere dominating the city so enchanting thus, this holiday season we recommend that you take a trip to Rome if what you would like to do is celebrate a family and traditional Christmas this year. Here are some things you can do as well during your visit to this Italian city; more ...

Clothing boutiques in Rome

Clothing boutiques in Rome

If Rome has anything, obviously bar from its architectural heritage, and its antiquities….it has its numerous vintage shops and second hand markets that fill the city and set it apart from the rest. As we already know that they love this style, and that they are passionate about vintage fashion, we would like to suggest a couple of shops where you can find clothes of this nature, which is of excellent quality and of course originating from Rome. more ...

The three best pizzerias in Rome

The three best pizzerias in Rome

Italy is the birthplace of pizzas and pasta, these delicious dishes that everybody loves, and that can be prepared in many different ways, with an unrivalled diversity of ingredients, which makes these dishes the most flexible and delicious in the world. However, the try the best pizza it is necessary to go to restaurants in Italy, and for those that are going to or staying in Rome we would like to recommend the best three restaurants and pizzerias in the Italian capital. more ...

What to do at night in Rome

What to do at night in Rome

Rome, the capital of Italy has an abundance of monuments fruit of its imperial past, in addition to numerous restaurants, pizzerias, ice-cream parlours, and cafés……but, what’s going on with the nightlife there? To shed some light on this we would like to recommend a couple of bars in Rome where you can dance, have a refreshing drink, or simply relax whilst having a beer or a coffee. more ...

3 things to do in Rome this winter

3 things to do in Rome this winter

One of the advantages of the end of summer and the advent of winter is that this summons the arrival of many winter and Christmas activities. We already know that winter brings with it an abundance of Christmas markets, various exhibitions, and diverse activities that there is no space for at other times of year. For this reason, here are three activities taking place during the coming winter/autumn that we suggest you take advantage of in Rome. more ...

Buenos Aires Tango 2010: dance contest in the eternal city

Buenos Aires Tango 2010: dance contest in the eternal city

Those of you who like tango and will be in Rome this Autumn are in for a treat because the Auditorio Parco della Musica will be hosting the Buenos Aires Tango 2010 dance contest between the 8th and the 19th of October this year. It is the one of the largest Italian music, song and dance contests to be celebrated in Rome. more ...

Romaeuropa festival: major art, music and dance festival this autumn of 2010

Romaeuropa festival: major art, music and dance festival this autumn of 2010

Between the 21st of September and the 2nd of December, the RomaEuropa Festival will be taking place. It is an event where the cream of the European art, music and dance scene gathers together for one of the most important events of this genre in the world. Dance, music and contemporary performance aficionados will be thrilled with the line-up, and given that the 25th anniversary of this event is being celebrated this year, they are going all out! more ...

Playlist Sounds of Italy

Playlist Sounds of Italy

Like every Monday, we are publishing today our playlist of some of the destinations of Friendly Rentals and this week we have made a selection of the best bands from Italy. This is a country in which the ballad is almost a national anthem, we have included in our playlists other more heterogeneous and varied sounds, because after all Italy has space and music culture to generate both independent and more commercial music. more ...

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