What We Love About Rome
On The Destination
- Weekday mornings mixing with salt-of-the-earth Romani dei Roma at Testaccio’s covered produce market.
- Walking around the base of Monte Testaccio—an eye- popping slice of rural life right in the city, where goats graze above clubs that blast techno by night. (It’s also an archaeological site of an ancient Roman amphora dump.)
- Exploring the “new” Monti (formerly ancient Rome’s red-light district) by browsing cutting-edge fashion boutiques on Via Leonina or getting your hair blown out at fab salon Contesta Rock on Via degli Zingari.
For the past four years, Canadian chef Mona Talbott of the American Academy in Rome—and author of the new cookie bible Biscotti (Little Bookroom; $18.95)—has transformed the institution’s dinner table into a model for sustainable dining. For ingredients, Talbott relies on... More
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Once visitors have settled into the comforts of their luxury hotel, Rome's many attractions and trip ideas wait to be experienced. Art lovers can marvel at many of the world's great masterpieces of the Vatican Museums, near St. Peter's Basilica, while history and culture buffs won't want to miss strolling the grounds of the spectacular Roman Forum and the Colosseum. Rome contains so many can't-miss sights that no single description will suffice, although The Spanish Steps, Trevi Fountain and the Centro Storico will make the short list on any luxury vacation. The Centro Storico, in fact, is perfect for both architecture lovers and shoppers since, within its delightful maze of cobblestone streets, visitors will find the glorious Pantheon, one of Rome's historic wonders, along with world-class designer boutiques lining its vast squares. To get away from the bustle of traffic, the 17th-century Villa Borghese offers a lavish setting, dotted with excellent sights and museums, to cool off in the shade of gorgeous, tree-filled lawns.
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