The Must-See Churches In Rome

churches in Rome

Rome is packed with beautiful churches, whose purpose goes way beyond that of being places of worship. Churches in Rome are a fantastic example of architecture and art, and inside you will be able to spot mosaics, paintings and frescoes, sculptures and much more. Most of the churches in town are free to visit – … Read more

The Best Food In Rome: What To Eat In Rome

Bucatini all'amatriciana

One of the perks of traveling to Italy is enjoying all the delicious food on offer. Although some Italian dishes are found throughout the country, food in Italy is very much regional, with each region and in fact even each city and village having its own culinary traditions. The food in Rome is definitely not … Read more

7 Scenic Lakes Near Rome

Lakes near Rome

There are many beautiful lakes near Rome. Perfect for a summer day away from the city, the lakes in Rome vicinity are all surrounded by scenic small towns and historical settlements that you will love visiting year round, and offer some of the best culinary and wine tasting experiences in the Lazio region. Most of … Read more

The Most Useful Basic Phrases In Italian For Tourists

basic italian phrases

How many times did you find yourself in difficult situations while on holiday, just because you couldn’t speak a word of the local language? How many embarrassing scenarios could have been avoided if only you had had a small, yet practical list of useful sentences? With today’s post, I want to give you a list … Read more

Where Is Rome?

Rome virtual tour

Rome is one of Europe’s oldest continuously inhabited cities. Founded in 753 BC, Rome flourished as the center of one of the world’s most impressive civilizations, with an empire spanning from the British Isles to the Middle East. Now the capital of Italy, and known as the Eternal City, Rome is steeped with 28 centuries … Read more

The Most Famous Buildings In Rome

Rome Virtual tour

If it is your first time visiting the Italian capital, you will surely want to hit all the most famous buildings in Rome – those you have seen a million times in photographs on social media; on postcards you may have received from friends; and on TV and movies. To help you grasp (almost) everything … Read more

The Most Charming Neighborhoods Of Rome

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One of the things I enjoy the most about Rome is that it’s divided into neighborhoods, each with a very distinctive character, look, history and feel. You have surely heard about the most famous neighborhoods of Rome – Monti, home of the Colosseum; Trastevere, a fantastic nightlife hub; the Jewish Ghetto, where you’ll find a … Read more

The Best Museums In Rome

best museums in Rome

Naming all the museums in Rome is virtually mission impossible – there are simply too many! The Eternal City is indeed not only the Italian capital, but also one of the most important centers for culture and art in the country. If you are spending just a few days in Rome, you will want to … Read more

The Best Bucatini All’Amatriciana Recipe

Bucatini all'amatriciana

Although not exactly originating in Rome (more about that later!), bucatini all’amatriciana is one of the most typical dishes you can get at any good trattoria in the Italian capital. Much like carbonara, the traditional sauce is often object of debate – with purists (like myself) that will stick to the original ingredients and others … Read more

Who Are The Most Famous People From Rome?

Famous people from Rome

There are many famous people from Rome. Some you may know about; others you have definitely heard of but chances are you didn’t know they are from Rome; and a few more you have probably never heard of before. If you are curious to find out who are the most famous people from Rome – … Read more