Posts Tagged ‘ Colosseum ’

Underselling Rome

Dec 4th, 2017 | By

The average length that a visitor stays in Rome is 2.2 days according to the newly constituted tourism authority for Rome which, they say, is an insult and I am inclined to agree.



Saturday snippets: 7th October 2017

Oct 7th, 2017 | By

If you had a fear of flying would a Navigator Buddy help to soothe you? Just one thought that Adrian has this week as the winner of the Family Friendly Museum award is announced.



Giuseppe’s Olive Oil Presents The Colosseum

Aug 6th, 2010 | By

Cutbacks abound. Governments everywhere are looking to raise money to pay for the important things. Unfortunately it is the government that decides what is important. You and I might think otherwise. The Italian government needs to pay for maintenance and repairs for the Colosseum in Rome. It is prepared to put up some of the money so they have decided the rest will come from the private sector. In return the private sector will have advertising rights. To the Colosseum. To one of most important sites of the Roman era!
Just as we have the Emirates Stadium and the Volvo Ocean Race, the Carling Cup and the Costa Book of the Year are we now going to have something like Guiseppe’s Olive Oil Colosseum?