A walk along the Ancient Appian Way

The Appian Way (Via Appia) was originally built by roman censor Appius Claudius Caecus in 312 BC, thus the name Appia. Connecting Rome to its distant settlements in southern Italy, it ran at first from Rome to Capua near Naples, then was extended by 244 BC to Brindisi on the south-east coast of Italy (nowadays […]

The Colosseum: how to buy tickets

USEFUL TIPS ON BUYING TICKETS FOR INDIVIDUALS   The Flavian Amphitheater commonly known as Colosseum is located just east of the Roman Forum and was commissioned by  Emperor Vespasian in 72 AD. The construction of this imposing arena right in the place where was previously located an artificial lake of Nero’s Domus Aurea, meant to […]