A Useful Guide To Anguillara Sabazia, Rome

Anguillara Sabazia

Nestled on the shores of Lake Bracciano, Anguillara Sabazia is a historic town that makes for an interesting day trip from Rome. I had the chance to visit Anguillara Sabazia a few months back as I took a quick detour on my way from Rome to Viterbo, and immediately fell in love with this small … Read more

A Wonderful Pompeii Day Trip From Rome

Pompeii day trip from Rome

While Pompeii is best seen on a day trip from Naples, it is actually close enough to the Italian capital and you can indeed go on a Pompeii day trip from Rome. It will take you about two hours to get there by train – which is what I recommend. The site is massive and … Read more

How To Get From Rome To Pompeii

from Rome to Pompeii

While Rome has its fair share of attractions stretching back to antiquity, there’s much more to see across the country – and one of the big-hitter ancient sites is Pompeii. If you’re in Rome and you feel like making your way to this amazingly well-preserved hub of historic intrigue, luckily for you it can be … Read more

How To Get From Rome To Pisa

From Rome to Pisa

Rome and Pisa are 164 miles (265 kilometers) apart from each other, as the crow flies. There are different modes of transport you can take to get from Rome to Pisa, each with their pros and cons – all of which depend on how long you can spare to travel, what your budget is and … Read more

A Perfect Day Trip From Rome To Florence

day trip from Rome to Florence

Thankfully, Florence is close enough to the Italian capital that you can quite easily go there on a day trip from Rome to Florence. Yes, there’s a lot to see in Florence – and a day is certainly not enough to see absolutely everything – but it is certainly enough for a taster. So if … Read more

How To Get From Rome To Florence

From Rome to Florence

Are you looking for the best way of getting from Rome to Florence? You are in the right place. I have done this journey myself, multiple times and using virtually every means of transportation available, and here I will be sharing everything you should know for a safe, smooth and easy journey. Florence is a … Read more

A Useful Guide To Celleno Borgo Fantasma

Celleno Borgo Fantasma

If you’re a fan of mystery, history or simply like the idea of exploring a ghost town, then you should definitely put Celleno Borgo Fantasma on your itinerary when you visit Italy. This is one of the country’s 6,000 or so villages or hamlets that have been left practically abandoned – Borgo Fantasma literally means … Read more

The Best Guide To Vitorchiano, Italy


Vitorichiano is one of a collection of pretty towns to be found in the Tuscia region. Taking its name from the Etruscans (a pre-Roman civilization), not only is this area strewn with ancient origins, it has also played an important role in medieval Italian history – and beyond. I grew up with a poster of … Read more

A Complete Guide To Soriano Nel Cimino

Soriano nel Cimino

You’ll find Soriano nel Cimino in the historic Tuscia region – a charming part of Lazio, well off the usual tourist track. This picturesque part of the country offers an insight into real local life in Italy. Soriano nel Cimino itself is a small town nestled on the slopes of the Monti Cimini and is … Read more

A Complete Guide To Villa Lante, Bagnaia

Villa Lante Bagnaia

There are plenty of sights in Rome, but if you want to escape the crowds and explore further afield, don’t fret: there’s plenty of places to do just that a mere stone’s throw from the Italian capital. One of these is the Mannerist gardens of Villa Lante. Situated just over 100 kilometers (62 miles) from … Read more