Resources

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)

Current Rome Weather

Google News for Rome

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
From About.com

Rome Travel from About.com

Rome Tourism Bureau

Through Eternity Walking Tours and Through Eternity Blog
Personalized walking tours in Rome, Florence and Pompei led by local expert academics, historians, archaeologists, who share their passion for the Eternal City and bring visitors behind-the-scenes. Recommended by Rick Steves, Frommers’, Fodor’s, and Lonely Planet.

The Beehive Hotel – Cafè
Owned by American couple Linda and Steve, The Beehive is a highly-rated eco-friendly budget hotel/hostel conveniently located near Termini.

Traveling and mobility in Rome and Italy:

ATAC
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

Trenitalia
Train travel, see schedules, timetables, etc.

Planned strikes
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:

Rome Review
Rome File
What’s On When Rome

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 pediatric dentist, Dr. Dimitris Emmanuoil, DDS, MSc, PhD, Dental Kids Rome, Via Varrone 9 (Prati) 06 68806029 (this clinic also has English-speaking and US/UK-trained dentists for adults as well, call for appointment)

Just because:

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.

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