Tod’s to restore Rome’s Colosseum

Tod’s, the Italian luxury shoe group has announced a new project to fund the cost of the restoration of Rome’s historic Colosseum, at a cost of €25 million. According to the Telegraph, The ancient Roman arena is blackened by pollution and rocked by vibrations from a nearby subway line. The project will happen in eight … Continue reading

Pleasures of the Ancient Rome

By the time of the emperors, the Romans had created the world’s first global empire stretching from Morocco in the west to Iraq in the east, and from Scotland in the north to Egypt in the south. Around this empire flowed a treasure trove of goods from far flung lands: slaves, spices, precious stones, and … Continue reading