The history behind the Trevi Fountain, one of the most beautiful and best-known fountains in the world.
In addition to the many paintings that Raphael painted during his short life, the artist was also responsible for a roomful of frescoes in a Roman palace that is now known as the Villa Farnesina. From 1517-1518, Raphael and his workshop painted scenes from the fable of Cupid and Psyche…
See Rome and Vatican City from a new perspective with a tour of St. Peter's dome.
Visiting Rome is always a history lesson. But many people -- even Romans -- don't know that Rome played a small part in the history of NASA and the first moon landing.
Rome's grand, historic fountains look awfully inviting after a hot day of sightseeing. But you absolutely, positively should not try to cool off in any of them.
Leonardo da Vinci, the original Renaissance Man, was born in Italy more than 500 years ago. Yet despite being one of the best known of Italian names, following his trail in Italy is not so simple.