Pedal Power takes off in the Eternal City

Bikesharing - an environmental way to get around Rome:We're having a late lunch break at Caffè dell’Arte next to our hotel in Campo dei Fiori when we notice this smart row of green bikes lined up in a bike rack. Ah, this must be one of the bikesharing schemes that are sprouting up all over … [Read more...]

How to Get your Tax Refund at Rome Fiumicino Airport

The Process for claiming your Tax Refund at Rome Fiumicino Airport:There are lots of advice on the internet on the process to follow to get your VAT refund at Rome Fiumicino Airport. From our experience at Terminal 3 of Rome Fiumicino Airport, things have changed a little. Note: The Customs … [Read more...]

Hop-on and Hop-off the Tiber River

Rome Sightseeing from a different perspective:We don't really think of river cruising on our Rome holidays, but you actually can do sightseeing cruises on the Tiber River.Cruising down the Tiber River allows you to see Rome from a different perspective.  The following are a couple of cruises … [Read more...]