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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

DJ/Producer

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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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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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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Andrea Risa

Serial Entrepreneur

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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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

Photographer

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

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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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Wheely

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 Wifi 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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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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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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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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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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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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Rome

A budget break in Rome

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Stay Editors

Yours truly

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

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    Hotel Saturnia

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    Shamrock

    All the luck of the Irish finds its way to Rome close to...
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    Gelateria di San Crispino

    The best ice cream in Rome
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    Alpheus

    One of Rome's largest and most energetic nightclubs
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    Stravinskij Bar

    Located in Sir Rocco Forte's swanky Hotel de Russie
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    Salotto 42

    A Scandivian-style book bar
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    Palazzo Corsini - Galleria Nazionale d'Arte Antica

    The other half of Italy's National Gallery of Art
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    Centrale Montemartini (Montemartini Museum)

    A permanent exhibition from the Capitoline Museum
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    Museo Nazionale Etrusco di Villa Giulia

    Founded in 1889 in the splendid Villa Giulia
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    National Gallery of Ancient Art (Galleria ...

    Magnificent collection of Roman art
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    Galleria Doria Pamphili

    The collection of one of the great families of Rome's aristocracy
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    L'Olfattorio – Bar à Perfums

    Follow your nose to L'Olfattorio
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    Savelli

    Take Rome's mosaics home with you
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    Porta Portese

    Rome's Sunday open-air flea market
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    Borghetto Flaminio

    Rome's giant garage sale
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    Trionfale Market (Mercato Trionfale)

    The largest, cheapest and most authentic market in Rome
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    Villa Borghese Gardens

    Home of great attractions, romantic walkways and botanical gardens
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    Vatican Museums

    A holy gallery of earthly treasures
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    The Trevi Fountain

    Rome's fabulously romantic Trevi Fountain
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    St Peter's

    Basilica Papale di San Pietro in Vaticano
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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
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    Circus Maximus

    Favoured by 'alternative' youth on summer evenings
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Rome on the cheap

Rome can be a pretty expensive destination, but it's possible to visit, even honeymoon, on a budget. Many of the major attractions like the Colosseum and other sites from antiquity are either free or very inexpensive. Dining, shopping, and even transportation can be had on the cheap too. Many budget hotels such as Hotel Saturnia, are not far from the city center. Even some entertainment options like 3D Rewind, are not so budget exclusive. Rome for the newlyweds can be fun and cheap too.