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Driving from Rome to Florence on the A1 Highway – Where to Stop Along the Way

The highway that connects Rome to Florence – the A1 Autostrada – is a convenient ribbon of well-maintained, toll road. The full extent of the highway connects Milan with Naples, andRead More

20 February 2019

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Looking for Contemporary Architecture in Rome? 6 Spots to get your Fix.

What makes Rome so beautiful from an architectural perspective is all the layers. There are so many of them. Any building in the center of the city can show tracesRead More

12 February 2019

Tourist Guides

Bella Napoli! Plan a Day Trip from Rome to Naples

Did you know that in just over an hour by train, you could be well on your way to visiting some of the world’s best museums, biting into some ofRead More

6 February 2019

Tourist Guides

The Art of Italian Coffee [Infographic]

The coffee bar culture in Italy is no myth: Italians are serious about their espresso. When you visit a bar anywhere in Italy, the menu is more or less theRead More

29 January 2019

What to do in Winter

Celebrating Carnival in Rome

The history of Carnival in Rome is a long one, rivaling the Venetian Carnival today. Carnival represents the 8-11 days or so leading up to Mardi Gras (Martedì Grasso inRead More

25 January 2019

where to eat

Brunch in Rome: Where to Get your Fix

For many brunch is a religion, worshipped  devoutly every Saturday and Sunday. There’s just something about the mid-morning mealtime that appeals to millennials (and their parents alike!) for a lazyRead More

18 January 2019

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8 Places to visit that will make you say “This could only exist in Rome!”

Even for the avid Rome traveler, there are unique places that will make you say “Only in Rome!”. From bizarre museums to architectural optical illusions to a Pope that’s buriedRead More

14 January 2019

City of Rome, where to eat

A Guide to Fine Dining in Rome

If you’re following our blog closely, you’ve already read about many of our favorite restaurants in Rome organized by neighborhood. We tend to hit up the local joints, the placesRead More

6 January 2019

City of Rome

Visiting Etruscan Burial Mounds: Day Trip to Cerveteri

Before the Ancient Roman Empire, the Etruscan civilization was the most prominent and civilized on the Italian peninsula. The current city of Cerveteri is much smaller than the original cityRead More

21 December 2018