How do we create a new tour?

Posted on May 7, 2020 in Time out to reflect

[revised November 2021] Preparing a new tour is now of the most exciting parts of our tour guide job! How do we proceed when we decide to introduce a new itinerary in our portfolio? (BTW, current portfolio already includes more than 80 tours/activities, but we love diversity, even when it comes to tours!) first of […]

Virtual tours? No, thanks

Posted on Apr 24, 2020 in Arts and History

Sometimes what better defines you, is what you are NOT. For instance: we do not lead big groups, we do not put together strangers in the same tour, we do not offer segway tours. And now we do not offer virtual tours. Nothing against many of my colleagues who are doing it, each one in […]

Start your trip now!

Posted on Apr 21, 2020 in Planning Support, On your own

[revised November 2021] In time of Covid-19 we learnt some times you cannot travel and have just to wait and dream. But this is not necessarily a lost time.  Have you ever heard of the “Grand Tour”?  It was a “travel habit” of the bygone days, just reserved to upper classes (and mostly male travellers), […]

Bike tours in Italy

Posted on Mar 24, 2020 in Outdoors, Sport, Music...

[revised November 2021] We are in touch with some energetic colleagues across Italy who also offer bike experiences as we do, so here we are pleased to list them and we are sure the number will increase: biking is a great way to discover a new city or country, it is sustainable and slow enough […]

Lean thinking and tours

Posted on Dec 14, 2019 in Time out to reflect

[revised November 2021] I just finished reading an essay about contracts and negotiations (“Extreme Contracts“). The main reason I read it – honestly – is because it was written by a friend, Jacopo Romei, but I’m always surprised  by the way any source of new knowledge can be applied to any field, including the market […]

Eating in Rome

Posted on Dec 13, 2019 in Foodies & Shopaholics, Planning Support, On your own

[revised August 2022] There is such a wide choice of places and options to eat in Rome: street food? A gelato? A fancy restaurant with a view? A traditional trattoria? A wine-bar for fine tastings? Midnight cornetto?)… It’s impossible to list them all… We are “out there” everyday and we constantly ask for feedbacks from […]

Sleeping in Rome

Posted on Dec 12, 2019 in Planning Support, On your own

[revised December 2021] There are thousands of different options for your accommodation in Rome and it is quite impossible to have a full updated list of all the hotels, B&Bs, hostels, religious institutions, campings, apartments… we simply recommend caution in the choice of location, especially if you are visiting Rome for the first time: lodgings’ websites […]

How to visit Colosseum’s underground

Posted on Dec 11, 2019 in Planning Support, On your own

[revised August 2022] In the last years, the visit of the Colosseum has been enriched of new areas, i.e. the underground layer, the arena, the third tier called the “belvedere” (currently under restoration). Unfortunately the people interested in this kind of visit are more numerous than the available slots and the way these tickets are […]

All you need to know about Vatican tours

Posted on Dec 10, 2019 in Planning Support

[revised August 2022] A tour at the Vatican is probably the first line in your “to do list” for a trip to Rome (which is ironical, in fact, as the Vatican is not in Rome, neither in Italy… It’s a foreign country! But you already know that, right?) There is a lot to know about […]

Looking for tours in Europe?

Posted on Nov 2, 2018 in On your own

[revised December 2021] As you can imagine, we like travelling and we meet a lot of travellers here in Rome. Most of them had tours across Europe in the past and can share good contacts.  In order  to save  the best references for your  future trips, we are creating a list here below. We wait for your […]