Pompeii

Tips and Articles in Pompeii

The crowds surrounding the Trevi Fountain in Rome behaved as if nothing were amiss. They snapped photos and ate gelato in its shadow, even though a third of the backdrop to the fabled landmark was sheathed in plastic and scaffolding after chunks o...
"For me, the best part was being that close to an active volcano," says painter Alexis Rockman. "Especially because it wasn't exploding." That particular rush is what has been drawing people to Mount Vesuvius since the 18th century. There was the ...