18 Fabulous Pools In Rome

Pools in Rome

If you are traveling to Rome in August, chances are you will feel the desperate need to cool down from the heat at some point. If that’s the case, you can opt to visit one of the beaches near Rome; head to one of the lakes near the capital; or – quite simply – remain … Read more

18 Must See Obelisks Of Rome

Obelisks in Rome

There are many, beautiful obelisks of Rome. They are almost part of the “natural landscape” of the city; and you will find them popping up in the most beautiful piazzas in Rome; in front of Rome churches; held by some of the most impressive statues in the Eternal City. Obelisks contribute to explain the role … Read more

A Guide To Visiting Rome In August

Rome in August

Visiting Rome in August can be an interesting experience. This is the second hottest month in town, with very high temperatures and just as high humidity. It’s also when Ferragosto – Italy’s biggest summer national holiday – falls and that’s when traditionally most Italians go on holidays. If you visit then, you may find the … Read more

12 Fantastic Hotels For Families In Rome

Rome in August

With lots of interesting archeological sites; nice squares and parks; delicious food and even better gelato, Rome is a very family friendly city. If you are taking your children to Rome, you are probably looking for the best hotels for families in Rome and seeking accommodation where you can relax while your kids can play … Read more

12 Fabulous Romantic Hotels In Rome

visiting Rome

Rome may not come across as a romantic city – yet it is! From places with incredible views of the city to lovely parks perfect for a leisurely stroll, from beautiful piazzas to delicious restaurants, the Italian capital won’t disappoint even the most romantic travelers. If you are visiting the Eternal City with your better … Read more

How To Make Pollo Con Peperoni – Chicken With Peppers

Pollo con Peperoni

While many overseas are convinced that Italian food is all about pasta and pizza, I can assure you that there are plenty of chicken, meat and fish or seafood dishes (as well as lots of naturally vegetarian and vegan dishes) you can try in Italy. One of the best summer recipes is a staple of … Read more

The Best Hotels Near Piazza Navona

hotels near piazza Navona Rome

Located in the Historic Center of Rome, Piazza Navona is one of the most scenic piazzas in the Eternal City. Home to three of the most impressive fountains in the city, this truly is the heart of the city and a great neighborhood to stay if you want to have easy access to all the … Read more

The Best Hotels Near The Colosseum, Rome

Rome in August

Is there anything better than waking up to a view when you are on holidays, or having to walk just a minute to find yourself at the center of the action? I say, there isn’t! For perfect views of one of the most important landmarks in Rome, head to Monti, one of the nicest neighborhoods … Read more

How To Make Pasta Alla Gricia

pasta alla gricia

Internationally lesser known compared to the more famous cacio e pepe, spaghetti all’amatriciana or alla carbonara, pasta alla gricia remains one of the staples of Roman cuisine, and a dish you should definitely try during your trip to the Italian capital – you will easily find it in any good trattoria in the city. This … Read more

Where To See The Works Of Bernini In Rome

Bernini in Rome

If you’ve come across my site before, you should have seen that Bernini is pretty much mentioned in most of my posts, and I often refer to him as “Rome’s favorite artist.” Known as the “animator of marble,” Bernini’s sculptures are intense, dramatic and in their own way full of life and movement. It’s not … Read more