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...]