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Gianluca Mete

Archaeologist and bon vivant

I turned my passion and dream into my permanent occupation: I’m an archaeologist, specialized in the Roman Empire and Middle Age. I work all over Italy and in my spare time I travel, enjoy good food, beautiful Italian wine, art and, of course, archaeology.

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Andrea Frisina


Andrea Frisina has a degree in audio engineering, MIDI programming and sound design. He has worked as a DJ and producer for many important underground labels, and is now the owner of Gate Null Recordings and Gate Eins Recordings. His tracks are ranked on the charts of the most important music portals. He was a finalist at the 2012 “Beatport Music Awards” as author of the “Best Track Of The Year”. Now, thanks to his discography, he plays in the best clubs, events and festivals around the world.

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Giuseppe Bassanelli

Ice Cream Chef

My name is Giuseppe and I’m the owner of this ice cream shop, opened in 2001. I have been an ice cream chef for 25 years. How I chose my profession is a classic example of “oddness of life”, but the result was a job that I truly love.

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Gabriele Valdes

Pizza Professional

Pizza is my biggest passion. It’s been seven years since i started preparing pizza myself. I’ve been studying different types of dough, and I’m cooperating with Profumi dal Forno - the website where pizza lovers meet an exchange knowledge about pizza.

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Latte Fashion Delicious

Style Blogger, Visual storyteller

Born in Romania, citizen of the world, I found my home in Rome. I work as an Informal Tour Guide/Personal shopper for tourists- while managing a personal style blog (Latte)- where I also showcase my portfolio as a photographer. Addicted to beauty, I’m happy to be able to share with others the treasures that this city holds.

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Stay Editors

The best movie, music and book spots

And… action!

Your Stay.com editors take you to the best spots from the movies and books. Get the guide and visit the best film and literature locations, all over the world.

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Andrea di Lorenzo


Hi! I am a photographer based in Rome, Italy. I specialize in food photography, still photography and corporate imaging.

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Luca Lo Pinto

Curator Based in Rome

Luca Lo Pinto (1981) is a curator based in Rome. He is founder and editor in chief of the magazine NERO. He is a regular contributor to the online cultural magazine Doppiozero and he has written for several catalogues and international magazines. He has curated a number of exhibitions in Italy and the United States.

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Luciana Squadrilli

Food Writer & Journalist

I was born in Naples and have been living in Rome since 2000. After working for Gambero Rosso - one of the leading Italian Food & Wine magazines - I started my freelance career and I now write for many Italian and foreign websites about food, olive oil and travel. I worked as a PR and Communication consultant for Birra del Borgo, one of the best craft breweries, and I’m currently working as a Communication and Social Media consultant for restaurants and food companies.

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Bike Rental and Tours

Offering quality bikes and amazing tour guides, Wheely is a great choice if you are ready to explore Rome on a bicycle.

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Fabrizio Cioffi

food & Travel Writer

Fabrizio is a freelance food and travel writer.

He is one of the founders of the popular Italian food website Gastronomia Mediterranea.

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Free Wi-Fi Guides

Helping you get connected!

Check your email, upload those photos, get your Facebook fix, and – of course – sync your guides!

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Tram Tracks

Music Experts

TramTracks is an evening extravaganza that takes you back in time 40 years and combines food, wine and a live rock concert with a journey on one of Rome’s few remaining historic street trams. You are guaranteed to have a fun and entertaining evening in Roma, the most beautiful city of the world.

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Lorenza Mussini

Traveler and foodie

I’m Lorenza, I’m Italian and I’m 25. Currently based in Rome, I lived in Turkey and in Vienna, and hopefully I will move somewhere else soon! I love traveling and eating, but also cooking and trying new recipes. When I travel I like to discover the people and the local culture through food, by talking to people while enjoying a glass of wine or a spicy soup. I love to share the things I see, I taste and I experience – this is why I decided to contribute to this exciting project!

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Ilaria Guidantoni

Journalist from Italy

I’m a journalist, blogger and writer, and an art, cinema, books and theatre expert. I’m a passionate and qualified sommelier too, and in my books and articles I combine Mediterranean food with culture and art. I live in Rome, Milan and Tunis.

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Travels Of Adam

A hipster around the world

In 2010 I quit my job as a graphic designer in Boston and went on a 15+ month trip around the world. The journey took me to places like North Africa, the Middle East, India and Southeast Asia. Since 2011 I’ve been living in Berlin—Europe’s most hipster city. Travels of Adam wants to explore the world from the quirky to the amazing. It’s all about my personal experiences and alternative & indie travel tips from around the world.

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Andrea Risa


Andrea Risa is the Founder and General Manager of Digital Borgo, Andrea Risa is a serial entrepreneur and consultant. Former VP of Marketing for Nokia, and Director of Business Development for Wireless Services Europe, Andrea also served as a VP for Fox Mobile Group. Andrea lives in Italy just outside Rome.

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Lisa and Massi

Food Hosts

We are a young, international couple, living in Rome. We host private dinners at home and love exploring Rome’s vibrant food scene.

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Clelia Arduini

Writer From Rome

I’m a freelance writer from Rome and I’m involved in cultural and enviromentals issues. In the past, I worked as a journalist for daily newspapers and magazines. I love to promote the Italian beauty, historical and cultural heritage with my articles and reports.

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Walks of Italy

Award-winning Tour Guide

I’m a tour guide and art historian with a Master’s degree from Yale in Historical Theology. I’m in love with ancient history, art history, theology, philosophy and love the cultural travel experiences all around the world!

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A Day at the Colosseum

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Stay Editors

Yours truly

Stay.com editors pick great places in all the cities featured on Stay.com in order to create marvellous travel guides for you. Get inspired, and start creating your own travel guide!

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    Musei Capitolini

    The oldest, but still among the best
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    Museo dei Fori Imperiali (Museum of Imperial ...

    Located in Trajan's Market
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    San Pietro in Vincoli (St. Peter in Chains)

    Housing the relic of St. Peter's chains
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    Basilica di San Clemente

    A trinity of churches with 12th century frescoes
    Locals' Pick
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    Mamertine Prison (Carcere Mamertino)

    Dating back to the 2nd century BC
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    Case Romane del Celio

    Execution site of Saints John and Paul
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    Santa Maria in Cosmedin

    Rome's unique church and home of the Mouth of Truth
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    Domus Flavia (Flavian Palace)

    Part of Emperor Domatian's ancient Roman complex
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    Imperial Forums (Fori Imperiali)

    Proving Roman emperors' absolute power
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    Arch of Constantine (Arco di Costantino)

    An arch in honor of Constantine's defeat over Maxentius
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    Basilica of Santi Cosma e Damiano (Basilica of ...

    The oldest church in Rome's Imperial Forum
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    Santa Maria in Aracoeli

    The Basilica of St. Mary of the Altar of Heaven
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    Palatine Hill

    Once the neighborhood of Roman emperors and the city's elite
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    Roman Forum

    The heart of the Roman Empire

Shadows of empire

One cannot think of Rome and not travel backward in time. There's so much here to remind us of what was, what could be again. If you only have a day in Rome, the neighborhood around the Colosseum is a must. Stay.com wants your Rome getaway to start out right, so here are a few must see attractions.