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Where to… in Rome

May 22, 2013 by Ninche

A lot of friends sigh and go into a daydreaming mode when I say that I’ve spent a period of time in Rome long enough not to feel like a… Read more…

Categories: Uncategorised

Italy at Eurovision 2013 – Marco Mengoni’s charm offensive

May 20, 2013 by Ninche

Eurovision 2013 has just finished in the Swedish city of Malmo, making Denmark next year’s host of Europe’s largest musical event. After thirteen years of absence, Italy rejoined European Broadcasting… Read more…

Categories: cultural events

EU as the battlefield of values in Rome

March 5, 2013 by Ninche

The European Union has emerged as a key political battleground for the 2013 Italian election, which was discussed in my previous post.  The project of enacting austerity measures, which were… Read more…

Categories: Italian politics

Italian 2013 election: in the city of posters

March 1, 2013 by Ninche

Italian election has been one of the most colourful events in Rome. Residents were not only flooded with election material and thousands of ‘propaganda-style’ posters, but also rallies, occasional protests… Read more…

Categories: Italian politics

‘Sex and the City’ life in Rome

February 19, 2013 by Ninche

Many modern women in Rome are torn between the multitude of family expectations, then peer pressure and finally their own (often conflicting) ideas about love and lust in the eternal… Read more…

Categories: cultural differences, love

Books and Rome

December 23, 2012 by Ninche

It is a busy day in the city of Rome. On the metro, people behave in patterns: the tourists usually have an aura about them which is hyperactive, their tourist… Read more…

Categories: Books

Travel with children to Rome

October 2, 2012 by Ninche

Ever wondered how it would be to take the youngest members of your family to this gelato capital of the world? Would you still have the chance to experience with… Read more…

What to see in Rome? Look up!

July 28, 2012 by Ninche

Many of my friends and acquaintances keep asking me: “I have only 3, 4 days/nights in Rome, what should I see?”. Rome is NOT straightforward, therefore it is good to… Read more…

Categories: cultural events, galleries

Escaping to Rome: pros and cons

July 2, 2012 by Ninche

Thousands of people view Rome as their ideal holiday destination. The Eternal city has been romanticized for centuries, attracting visitors from all walks of life for a short term stay…. Read more…

Categories: cultural differences

Summer flirtations in Rome

June 20, 2012 by Ninche

Summer in Rome is a very romantic season indeed! Romans, after a long period of home-bound sessions with friends and family, can be seen at trendy outdoor meet up areas…. Read more…