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Korea Week in the Eternal City

A Week of K-Pop, Taekwondo, Opera more

Korean Institute's Culture week The beginning of next week sees the start of the beautiful Korea Week in Rome, which is organised by the Korean institute and is in association with the Korean ambassador’s office. It will prove to be a fascinating insight into the lives of Koreans that call Rome their home. With events covering Korean food…

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Autumn in Rome

Celebration of Cinematography

Roma is a city of art, pleasure and love. A broad environment where culture, history and expression thrives. This makes Rome the perfect place for the Autumnal Rome Film Festival.  This is the 11th Rome Film Festival and it runs from 13th to 23rd October primarily at the Auditorium Parco della Musica. This place has been the heart of this…

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8 things absolutely to see

FLORENCE ITALY

If you’ve only got a few days in Florence, you’ll want to pack in as many sights as you can. So once you’ve checked in at the hostel, dropped your bags off in the room and headed off into the city, what should you go and see?   SANTA MARIA DEL FIORE CATHEDRAL (AKA IL DUOMO) The world’s 4th largest cathedral.…

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2016 Gelato Festival

Travel Italy with taste

Try about 100 flavours of Italian-style ice cream, created for the 2016 Gelato Festival. You will find some of the best ice cream makers in the country, challenging for the title of the best Gelato. Every Festival venue will also include unique and original flavours. If you love traveling and gelato, why don’t you plan your trip around…

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Don't miss any part of Rome

Italy, inspiring and vibrant

In Rome, try to vary your experiences as you explore. Take your time and enjoy la dolce vita in a park or sidewalk café. The National Monument to Victor Emmanuel II was built to celebrate the success of the Risorgimento and achievement of Italian unity. It is immense: 135 meters long by 130 meters deep, and rears up to a height of 70…

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Venice, The City Above the Ocean

In Tasty Italy

1. See three major sights in one square Standing in the middle of the magnificent piazza San Marco is an experience in itself: Napoleon referred to it as the ‘drawing room of Europe’, apt today as, at times, it appears that much of Europe’s population is crammed into this great square. But it’s St Mark’s basilica…

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Ostello degli Elefanti

Catania, Italy

Hostel Name: Ostello degli ElefantiCity: CataniaCountry: ItalyYour Name: Marcello RannoA Brief Description of your hostelOur hostel is located in a beautiful XVII century building situated in the vibrant heart of Catania. From every room and terrace you can almost touch the city's most important monuments and our fascinating…

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Rome, world most beautiful and inspiring capital

Italy Eternal City

In a city so filled with icons of antiquity and the Christian faith, it's hard to know where to go first. The largest structure left to us by Roman antiquity, the Colosseum still provides the model for sports arenas. It was large enough for theatrical performances, festivals, circuses, or games. The Vatican is the smallest independent state in…