Here are some links that may be helpful for planning your trip or move to Rome and Italy…please let me know if there’s a link you think I should add.
(Email me at info AT unamericanaaroma DOT com)
General visitor resources:
Slow Travel Italy
An excellent all-around resource for travelers. Trip reports, restaurant reviews, accommodation listings, and a forum of knowledgeable travelers for all your questions about travel to Italy.
Italy for Visitors
Rome Travel from About.com
Private, unique walking seminars for the intellectually curious, led by experienced academic docents
Traveling and mobility in Rome and Italy:
Rome’s Public Transport website, which has a tool for plugging in your destinations and getting the best route and bus, metro, etc. to take
Train travel, see schedules, timetables, etc.
From SlowTrav, a listing of websites to check for strike informaton
Wheelchair Travel in Rome
Article written by a SlowTrav community member with experience visiting Rome in a wheelchair
Rome web portals with information and reviews:
Local English-language publications available online:
Wanted in Rome
The “bible” of Rome’s English-speaking community, with classifieds for jobs and housing, articles and listings of current events
The American Magazine
Monthly publication with articles on culture, politics and lifestyle in Rome and Italy
Moving to Italy and expat resources:
Expats in Italy
Forum of people who have made the move or are planning to, lots of information, articles, etc.
English Yellow Pages
English-speaking businesses and professionals in Italy
Aventino Medical Group
Health clinic in Rome with English-speaking practitioners
English speaking dentist (from Denver, CO): Dr. Dennis Winter, Via del Governo 73, Tel. 066832613 (recommended by members of the VCN Rome group)
Largo Argentina Roman Cat Shelter
The shelter where we adopted our two Roman cats, supported entirely on volunteer labor and donations. You can “adopt” your own Roman cat long-distance by sending a donation.