Sightseeing facts & tips for visiting the Rome Colosseum

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The Keys to Unlock the Best Things to Do in Rome, Italy In this 10 part weekly guide to Rome we share the local secrets and tips for savouring the best things to do in Rome. There are so many tips and myths about the tourist traps about how you should view the Colosseum… what time, what day, the list goes on! Rome Confidential gives you the dirt on the best way to view one of the most recognisable monuments in the world. We sat down with Rome-based tour guide Jimmy Kennedy who is an expert on all things Colosseum (official site) for some insider sightseeing tips and tricks. Here’s what he shared with Rome Food Tours: How do I beat the lines and what tourist traps should I look out for? It is actually very easy to avoid the lines into the Colosseum. If you go to the Roman Forum first—where there is never a line—and you purchase your tickets there, it is the exact same ticket for entering the Colosseum. Having bought your tour ticket at the Forum you can go straight to the front of the line and go directly inside. The biggest pitfall for tourists is Keep reading this post...

Rome Carbonara Secrets from a Rome local

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The Keys to Unlock the Best Things to Do in Rome In this 10 part weekly guide we share the local secrets to discover the best things to do in Rome—from insider restaurant recommendations to the best places to eat in Rome and special sightseeing tips. Having a carbonara in Rome should be on your Keep reading this post...