Program 453: Rome Neighborhoods; Will Hide's Crazy Rides; Former-Yugoslavia Today
Release Date: 08-06-2016
Get tips for how to "do like the Romans do" in Rome's modern-day neighborhoods. Hear about the travel writer Will Hide's latest crazy rides, from cycling across the hills of Rwanda to driving what might be the world's "most dangerous road" up from Delhi into the Himalayas. Plus guides from Slovenia and Bosnia take listener calls to help plan fun trips into the countries of the former Yugoslavia.
- Ben Cameron, Nina Bernardo, and Cecilia Bottai, tour guides based in Rome
- Travel writer Will Hide
- Tina Hiti and Anja Cuznar, tour guides based in Slovenia
- Sanel Maric, tour guide based in Bosnia-Herzogovina
- Rick posts an online phone video from his nighttime visit to the Monti neighborhood of Rome.
- Wandering Italy offers a guide to the neighborhoods of Rome.
- Rome's Musei Centrale Montemartini includes some English-language information on its website
- The Aqueduct Park in Rome features working waterworks from ancient times.
- The Ponte Milvio area is popular for outdoor drinks and dining.
- The Pigneto neighborhood has become one of the trendiest districts in Rome.
- On his website, Will Hide blogs about his latest experiences. He includes a short video from his drive from Delhi to India's Spiti Valley.
- Will writes about his Rwanda bicycle tour for the UAE-based publication The National.
- Wikipedia discusses the 20th century history of Yugoslavia in detail.
- Anja's hometown Ptuj is the oldest city in Slovenia.
- The public radio news program The World examines "Yugo-nostalgia."
- The Museum of Broken Relationships in Zagreb, Croatia won an award for being "the most innovative museum in Europe."
- Belgrade is the capital of Serbia.
- Rakija is a popular local alcoholic drink across the Balkans.
- Podgorica, the capital of Montenegro, was formerly known as Titograd.