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In Rome you long for the country; in the country — oh inconstant! —  you praise the distant city to the stars.
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Best of the Web: Rome

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We scoured the web to find the best articles, resources, and sites about Rome — saving you hours of mind-numbing research.

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GUIDES

Spring Break in Italy, by Rachel Lee Harris (New York Times, 8/2/2011)
The Times’ Travel Q & A column tells you how you can do Rome must-sees with two teenagers in one week. Good for all seasons.

World's Best 2011, by Valerie Waterhouse (Travel + Leisure, 8/2011)
Ranked #3 in world cities, Rome offers budget and family friendly options for vacation.

Rome City Break Guide, by Lee Marshall (Telegraph)
A small guide from the Telegraph offers an interactive map and concise reasons for traveling to the Eternal City.

36 Hours in Rome, by Rachel Donadio (New York Times, 10/6/2011)
An hour-by-hour guidebook that picks your restaurants and rest stops for you. Perfect for the super-planner.

Rome's Most Mysterious Places, by Abigail Hole (BBC Travel, 7/1/2011)
A look at Rome’s underworld of dark gardens and hidden temples.

Top 5 Lovable Cities, by by Aleksander Solum, Andrew Tuck, & Robert Bound (Monocle, 6/1998)
A short film, featuring lush photography stills, about the cultural allure of hand-picked cities. Rome makes the cut at #3.

FOOD & DRINK

Eating Out In Rome: Go Where The Locals Go, by Lee Aitken (Condé Nast Traveler, 1/2012)
A photo tour of the best places to eat what you're craving.

Rome, Italy City Guide, (Find.Eat.Drink.)
The best markets and restaurants to go to as recommended American food experts.

Eat Like a Local..., by Kevin Gould (Guardian, 2/22/2008)
Family run establishments are the preferable local choice in Rome.

10 Best Resturants in Rome, by Lisa Linder (Condé Nast Traveller, 6/2009)
Ten great restaurants in ten pictures.

SHOPPING

10 Best Shops in Rome, (Guardian, 13/7/2011)
Every boutique an example of fine Italian craftsmanship, whether you are looking for bags, shoes, or even a marble bust.

Shopping in Rome, by Emanuela Borghesi (Vogue Italia, 10/28/2011)
Uniquely Italian shopping centers and designers.

Where To Shop (Condé Nast Traveller)
Besides de rigueur designer fashion this article contains a handy listings of booksellers, home-goods boutiques, and marketplaces.


SITES & CULTURE

Rome on Film, by Thomas Beller (Travel + Leisure, 10/2004)
Thomas Beller discusses the magical cinema of Rome past and present.

The Gods Are Watching, by Joan Juliet Buck (Condé Nast Traveler, 12/2007)
A city renewed, where the smog is gone, culture is thriving, freshly buffed museums make the ancient statues look alive again.

Authentic Rome (National Geographic)
Stunning photographs of the familar and unfamilar Rome.

Story, by Author (Source, date)
Sentence / info about article.


LOCAL COLOR

CULTURE Young in Rome, Grazia, 6street FOOD Parla FoodPuntarellarossa NEWS Abitare, Corriere, Europa, RADIO KGSR, KUT HISTORY Galleria BorgheseMusei CapitoliniVatican Museum

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