Waltzing into the Sistine Chapel before it actually opens: a tour with The Roman Guy
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Waltzing into the Sistine Chapel before it actually opens: a tour with The Roman Guy

Michelangelo, ancient graffiti, and where cornetti came from: starting 2017 with magic The Roman Guy way Remember how I was on a selfless journey to update the Young In Rome Favorite Tours page? Well, a couple of days ago that mission involved a trip to the hallowed halls of the Vatican Museums, St. Peter’s Basilica, … Continue reading

Where we see the first settlement that became Rome: our tour with Walks of Italy
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Where we see the first settlement that became Rome: our tour with Walks of Italy

Wrapping up 2016 with a wondrous tour through time  If you know me, you know that waking up before 11 AM whilst on vacation is quite the no no. But I am on a mission, folks, and that mission is to update the Young in Rome favorite tours page to include the best and newest stuff … Continue reading

The trip of a lifetime: Recommendations for Rome, Florence, and Venice
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The trip of a lifetime: Recommendations for Rome, Florence, and Venice

Heaven is real, and it’s in Venice… Article by Evacheska DeAngelis Note from Flav: Sometimes in life we are lucky enough to find family outside of the group of people whose last name and blood we share, so in this case it’s a particular honor for me to post an article written by my sister, a … Continue reading

We launched our very own audio walking tour of Rome!
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We launched our very own audio walking tour of Rome!

You guys. We just launched our audio walking tour of Rome, and we’re all sorts of frantically excited about it. I can’t tell you how delighted I am to finally announce the project I’ve been working on since the end of 2015, so while I’m typing this, I’m doing a happy dance which consists mostly … Continue reading

That time we wrapped up 2015 with a deliciously scandalous Through Eternity tour
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That time we wrapped up 2015 with a deliciously scandalous Through Eternity tour

I feel about tours the same way that I feel about titles: I like it best when they’re a true expression of something (a feeling, a city), and when they’re not too short. Now you may be thinking, I’m glad you brought this up, Flavia, because your titles tend to ramble; to this I say, … Continue reading

What to do on a summer evening in Rome, or: a concert in Borromini’s courtyard
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What to do on a summer evening in Rome, or: a concert in Borromini’s courtyard

There are few ways that a man can win immortality, but if this can be done, then music is indubitably one of the chosen means. In 1944, Maestro Franco Ferrara conducted a stunningly successful concert in the 17th-century courtyard of Borromini’s Church of Sant’Ivo for a newly liberated Rome. Now, seventy-one years later, and thirty … Continue reading

Downtown Adventure (Roman style) with CoopCulture
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Downtown Adventure (Roman style) with CoopCulture

By YounginRome contributor : Mallory Robinson When I used to think about Rome, and Italy in general, my mind immediately jumped to every stereotype: pizza, pasta, pasta on pizza and of course Julius Caesar. I moved to Rome about 3 weeks ago, a newbie to the ‘Eternal City,’ and one thing is certain after taking the … Continue reading