Four of my favorite groups of people in Rome have teamed up and have two separate and really fabulous giveaways.
For the instagrammers out there, show The Beehive Hotel owners Steve and Linda why you should be living La Dolce Vita in Rome this winter and you could win a place to stay, things to do and money to spend.
The Beehive together with Eating Italy Food Tours are giving away a 5 night stay for two people at the Beehive Hotel in Rome with a food walking tour of Testaccio AND an €100 gift certificate to shop at the famed food shop Volpetti.
Send your most creative photo that expresses why you should be living La Dolce Vita in winter time by December 1, 2013 and maybe you can be living the dream.
Mark your calendars now for the second contest which will run from November 26 until December 6. and is a partnership of the elegant and comfortable Spanish Steps Apartment and the best vespa tours in Rome run by Scooteroma Tours. Up to 4 people will spend 5 nights in the apartment, take a walking tour of Rome AND a scooter tour of Rome.
This contest is in conjunction with Passports with Purpose and all proceeds will go to buildOn to build schools for children and adult literacy programs in Mali, in west Africa.
Even if you don't win, Rome in the off season is pretty wonderful. You should book a stay and a tour in and with these delightful places and people. Rome in winter means the streets are quieter, the lines are shorter and best of all there is hot chocolate.