The Best Way to Get Around Rome – All You Need to Know
I’m often asked what’s the best way to get around Rome. For short vacations spent in the city center, we can agree that on foot … Read more
I’m often asked what’s the best way to get around Rome. For short vacations spent in the city center, we can agree that on foot … Read more
This is a complete insider’s guide to Rome public transport. Find out where to buy Rome metro tickets and how much they are, and how to use Rome buses, trams, and trains to avoid getting stuck in traffic!
Even though summer is the peak of the high season, travelers hardly hit the beaches in Rome, preferring the art and history of the city … Read more
If you are planning to visit Rome on a budget and are looking for ways to save wherever you can, this article was written just … Read more
Whether we need to show a reservation we made, find the perfect restaurant in our neighborhood, or check out the map, having easy access to … Read more
Are you thinking about traveling to Rome in May and are not sure how to plan your trip? I love May in Rome. The flowers … Read more
Is there Uber in Rome? Is it more or less expensive than a regular taxi? How does it work? Despite some local protests and legal … Read more
From glamorous hotels’ terraces to hipster city vibes, the eternal city has been nurturing a real love affair for panoramic aperitifs. No doubt, the perfect … Read more
Who doesn’t want to dine in the best rooftop restaurants in Rome? Whether it’s for a romantic dinner or the pleasure of enjoying a delicious … Read more
Exploring the beautiful and historic Santa Croce in Gerusalemme basilica in Rome’s Esquilino neighbourhood.
Book the best Rome private tours available to dig deeper into the city’s history and art and take one of the Rome food tours to be introduced to the Italian food and wine scene. With so much to see, planning a trip to Rome can be frustrating and stressful, here is the solution.
When we learned that one of our favorite tour companies in Rome launched a Roman icons tour that includes Castel Sant’Angelo and the Pantheon, we … Read more
Our complete guide to the best pizza in Rome. Whether you like it Roman or Neapolitan style, find out where to find the best pizza places in Rome.
With so much to see and do, exploring the landmarks of the Holy See can take quite a lot of time. This is why we … Read more
Discover the most interesting and fascinating facts about the Vatican before your visit. Know more about the history and the life beyond the walls of the Holy See.
One of the most popular landmarks in Rome, visiting the Vatican City is a priority for most first-time travelers. The world’s smallest state, it’s located … Read more
Prati is one of my favorite neighborhoods in Rome. I lived here for three years when I was in university and Rome was much less … Read more
Rome in spring sees its highest tourist season. This is because it’s a fantastic period to be in the city thanks to the lovely weather … Read more
Think of a gorgeous old actress that instead of walking on her sunset boulevard shows no sign of cooling despite her age and instead celebrates … Read more
The most important ancient temples in Rome are also some of the main landmarks in the city. While some require tickets to be visited because … Read more
My best tips for visiting the Colosseum. Find out the Colosseum opening hours, how to skip the line, the best time to go, what to see and why you need to go.
Easter in Rome is a very high season. This is when large crowds flock into the eternal city to celebrate one of the most important … Read more
A tour around Rome is always a tour of beauty. If you are spending a whole day in Rome’s city center trying to collect as … Read more
Our best tips for driving in Rome after years of living here and driving in and around the city. Learn everything about Rome’s ZTL, where to park and where to rent a car.
Looking for a great restaurant where to eat near the Trevi Fountain? Here are our tested and tried suggestions of all types of eateries around Fontana di Trevi!
One of the central ancient ruins in Rome stands tall and beautiful in the Jewish quarter. Together with the other ancient sites, Portico di Ottavia … Read more
Everything you need to know to visit Trajan’s Markets archaeological site and museum in Rome city center.
Explore the museums of Rome to know the city and its history. A great way to spend a rainy day, these are the best Rome museums and exhibition halls.
Rome is huge and there are a million things to do, places to visit, and restaurants to try, but that’s not all. A holiday in … Read more
Discover the best hidden gems in Rome. Explore the city like a local discovering some of the most unusual things to do in Rome.
That Rome is full of secrets and hidden gems, it’s hardly an unknown fact. But discovering such a fascinating underground world right next to popular … Read more
Find out what to pack for summer in Rome to face the merciless sun and the busy months. Check out our complete guide to what to wear in Rome in August.
One of the very first questions you want to ask when planning a trip to Italy is “how many days should I spend in Rome?”. … Read more
Roman architecture and engineering feats are the most praised and copied around the world, both ancient and modern. Palaces built as a show of wealth … Read more
Are you planning a trip to Rome in March? Make sure you come prepared for unpredictable weather and the beginning of the biggest crowds of … Read more
Autumn is starting and while it’s one of my favorite seasons, in Italy it can be pretty wet. If you are worried about what to … Read more
The city of Rome has had a special relationship with water from the very beginning of its history. It’s not a case, in fact, that … Read more
Even though some 20 years haven’t been enough for me to explore everything is to be explored in the city, one week in Rome is … Read more
There are many things Rome is famous for, and one of these is Her moniker of being eternal. But why is Rome called the Eternal … Read more
Are you planning a trip to Rome in April and not sure what to expect? From the weather to packing tips, we are about to … Read more
Who doesn’t love carbonara? This Roman pasta sauce has become so popular that you can find many alternative versions alongside the classic. If you are … Read more
Find where to eat the best gelato in Rome. With 40 places, this is the most up-to-date and extensive guide to the top artisan gelaterias in Rome including classics and new openings.
Are you looking for a perfect date idea in Rome? Discover some fantastic romantic things to do in Rome and find the best place to propose or impress your other half.
Why do we travel? Food! Are you in town and want to know where you can find the best pasta in Rome? We got you … Read more
Rome in February is all about romance and fun. February is one of those quiet months when sightseeing and exploring the major landmarks usually crowded … Read more
Join the party of Rome Carnival and enjoy the historical costumes, the colorful parades and the festive spirit all around!
Our beautiful Rome has many parks. Some are famous and always crowded like the central Villa Borghese or the elegant Villa Pamphilj, while others are … Read more
Serra Moresca, the Italian for Moorish greenhouse, remained in dire condition for decades and was reopened to the public only recently after years of renovation … Read more
Our complete guide to the best vegetarian and vegan restaurants in Rome. Find the top places to enjoy a vegan Rome despite its famous meat-centric cuisine.
One of the most famous and best landmarks to visit in Rome’s lovely Villa Torlonia park is its Casina delle Civette, the Italian for Owls’ … Read more
Among the coolest things to do in Rome, one of my favorites certainly is to explore its main landmarks. From the most famous ones such … Read more
Wondering what to do in Villa Borghese Gardens? Between scenic outdoor activities and museums, check out the best things to do in one of Rome’s best parks.
If you are a true food connoisseur and want to seize the opportunity of your trip to the Italian capital to indulge in a truly … Read more
Our guide to the best Trastevere restaurants. Discover where to eat in Trastevere in Rome and where to have a great breakfast and a delicious gelato.
Find the best cheap hotels in Rome, in all neighborhoods including the exclusive Centro Storico! We found the best places to stay in Rome on a budget and great accommodations for a cheap stay in Rome.
Are you a street art fan and not sure where to find it in Rome? Stroll around Rome’s Quadraro neighborhood for some spectacular murals!
A complete guide with the best things to do in Rome and tips on where to stay, where to eat a great Roman meal and how to use Rome public transport.
Discover some interesting facts about Piazza Navona to learn what’s behind one of Rome’s most beautiful piazzas and unmissable landmaks.
Visiting Rome in January is a great idea if you are a fan of quiet destinations and slow-paced traveling. With the Christmas festivities nearing the … Read more
Find the best Colosseum tours to learn everything about Rome’s famous landmark and get a VIP access to the restricted areas and Colosseum tickets skip-the-line.
Discover fun and historical facts about the Spanish Steps in Rome, one of Rome’s most famous landmarks. Find out what to see and where to eat nearby.
With almost three millennia under its collective belt, Rome is one of the most exciting European capitals and my favorite city in the world. But … Read more
Are you joining the crowds to feel the Yuletide spirit in Italy? Discover the fantastic events and what to do in Rome for Christmas.
12 fascinating Colosseum facts to know more of one of the most imposing ancient buildings from ancient Rome. Plus some tips to know before you go!
You have been hearing about the marvels of the eternal city since childhood. You’ve been wanting to visit Rome since college. But now a crucial … Read more
One of the best Christmas things to do in Rome for both adults and kids certainly is to explore and shop at the local season … Read more
If you ask me, one of the best times to visit Rome is fall and early winter. If you are planning a trip to Rome … Read more
While November in Rome is a low-key month, in December the city lives another full season of tourism and travelers from all over the world. … Read more
Rome in December is pretty cold and packing the right clothes and essentials can spare you from headaches and surprises. From the necessary travel documents … Read more
Getting to know Rome doesn’t only imply entering the Colosseum or strolling around the Roman Forum. Even if you are not a foodie, sampling the … Read more
A perfect and easy itinerary to explore Rome in 2 days. Our best tips on what to see with only two days in Rome, how to save time and places where to eat.
Looking for the best budget hotels in Rome? Check out our selection for a holiday without breaking the bank and giving up on comforts!
Someone said that a lifetime is not enough to explore Rome, and the more I explore the more I realize that probably nowhere in the … Read more
Find all the best restaurants in Ostiense, Rome’s former industrial district. Try the top local food while exploring this trendy neighborhood.
One of my favorite Rome neighborhoods, there are so many things to do in Ostiense that you can easily spend here a whole day. Located … Read more
Barely included in the classic tours of Rome, Testaccio is one of those Rome neighborhoods where you can feel the Roman vibe, experience a traditional … Read more
The ultimate guide to finding the best neighborhoods where to stay in Rome. With our help, you will be able to pick the best area to stay in Rome for sightseeing, nightlife, great food and hidden gems.
Our first-hand in-depth guide to the best restaurants in Rome for every taste and preference.
It’s no secret to anyone that Rome is a top destination for archaeology buffs. From the Colosseum to the ruins of the ancient aqueducts scattered … Read more
The Basilica of Saint Paul Outside the Walls is often neglected by travellers and tour guides in Rome. Wrongly so as it’s stunning and historically important. Discover with us its interior with the tomb of St. Paul, the cloister and the archaeological site.
Are 4 days in Rome enough? Honestly, we don’t think so. However, if you can only afford 10 days or two weeks in Italy, this … Read more
To anyone visiting Rome, whether it’s their first time or they have already been, I always advise making good use of local public transport. Along … Read more
November is one of the less crowded months in Rome. It’s one of the months when it rains the most, so this is probably why … Read more
Quiet and with very few crowds, visiting Rome in November is more of a local rather than a tourist experience. With much fewer tourists than … Read more
Are you planning to travel to Rome with a baby? If you are wondering how to get by with the different needs of your child … Read more
Alongside the Owls’ Lodge (Casina delle Civette) and the Moorish-style Greenhouse (Serra Moresca), Casino Nobile is one of the buildings of Villa Torlonia park that … Read more
Even though August in Rome is the busiest tourist month, I think October really is one of the best times to visit the eternal city. … Read more
Find out the top things to do in Trastevere, one of the coolest and most traditional neighborhoods in Rome. Read our easy Trastevere guide to explore the area.
So you are planning a trip to Rome and food plays a big role in the success of your vacation. You have been hearing and … Read more
Find the best cooking classes in Rome. Learn to make a perfect pizza, a traditional pasta, a scrumptious gelato and tiramisu and a proper Italian meal.
A way to add more value to your Italy holiday is to book a city tour to delve deeper and gain a better knowledge of … Read more
We always like to taste some local treats and discover new restaurants we didn’t know about. So we took the Rome Testaccio Food & Market … Read more
“Don’t ask us for cuddles, wait for us to ask you.” This is one of the rules cats laid out to welcome their hungry guests … Read more
For anyone traveling to Rome for the first time, visiting the Colosseum is a must. But how many stray a bit further south towards the … Read more
Busy sightseeing and looking for a cheap eat? Discover our selection of the best street food places in Rome that will save you time and money!
You are super excited to be traveling to Italy but not sure what to include in your Rome packing list? Whatever season you are planning … Read more
Rome in August is definitely hot, but I love it. In August in Rome, there is a large organization of events, festivals, and concerts in … Read more
Along with piazzas and fountains, wandering the magical streets of Rome is one of the favorite experiences tourists make in the eternal city. Steeped in … Read more
Book one of the underground tours of Rome to discover what hides beneath the surface. Explore the Colosseum underground, the best Catacombs in Rome and more.
Traveling with your family and wondering what are the best restaurants in Rome to go with a baby? Here is our take from personal experience!
One of the most interesting ancient sites in Rome and very little known is the Mausoleum of Augustus, which reopened in 2021 after 14 years … Read more
So you’ve decided to pop the question. Congratulations! Whether you are into art, history, breathtaking views, Prosecco, or Jacuzzi, with so many perfect places to … Read more
Why do we travel? Landmarks, palaces, artwork, are all great reasons, but when we want to experience authenticity, what do we think of? Food, of … Read more
Explore Rome’s Protestant Cemetery of Rome near the Pyramid of Caius Caestius with a tour around the graves of foreigners and famous people.
One of the favorite Roman foods, spaghetti or bucatini Amatriciana is always on the menu of traditional restaurants in the capital. Even though originally from … Read more
One of the most fascinating sights to visit in the Vatican is the Roman necropolis under St. Peter’s Basilica on top of which stands the … Read more
Loved by both vegetarians and omnivores, tonnarelli cacio e pepe is one of those Roman classics you need to try where you know they make … Read more
The Aventine Hill in Rome is one of the most fascinating areas of the city centre. Discover its beautiful churches, culture and all the major moments that define its history.
By far one of our favorite pizza places in Rome, La Pratolina Pizzeria in the exclusive Prati neighborhood serves the typical Roman pinsa. Oval-shaped, with … Read more
Are you looking for the best souvenirs from Rome? Here is our complete list of fantastic gifts to buy in Rome and bring home from your trip!
One of the big stars of Rome’s art and architecture heritage, the all-around artist Gian Lorenzo Bernini has left his stunning traces all over the … Read more
Introvert and bad-tempered, Switzerland-born Francesco Borromini was a true genius architect. Never shying away from challenges, even seeking them himself, quintessentially eccentric and brilliant, one … Read more
One of the biggest reasons people travel to Rome is religion. Hosting the seat of Christianity in its heart, it’s only natural that the most … Read more
Discover the rich art collection of the Barberini family in their splendid Baroque residence of Palazzo Barberini in Rome’s city center.
Ponte Sant’Angelo bridge might not be the most ancient in Rome (Pons Fabricius holds this record) but bears such a stormy, fascinating history that it … Read more
Walking along the Tiber River feels a bit like walking through the local history. Reaching and crossing the many bridges in Rome one by one … Read more
Always present in the winter menus of the restaurants in Rome’s Jewish Ghetto, Carciofi alla Giudia (artichokes alla giudia) is one of the very favorite … Read more
Let’s say you are on a short trip to Italy or on a quick city break and are spending only one day in Rome. Whether … Read more
Can a square deserve a full guide to visiting it? When we are talking about Piazza del Popolo, possibly the world’s most glamorous entrance to … Read more
If you can only afford 3 days in Rome, follow our fascinating itinerary covering popular highlights and how to save time and money!
Unearth the fun and interesting facts about the Trevi Fountain to enjoy a deeper visit to this gorgeous Italian Baroque masterpiece in Rome.
Are you ready to discover Rome’s most beautiful piazzas? Whether you are looking for world-famous squares or smaller gems, Rome has it all!
It’s not easy to explore Rome with a toddler involving him in all the activities you like. Here is what we do in Rome with our 2-year-old son!
Discover the unfair destiny of Roman patrician Beatrice Cenci, her romantic legacy and where you can walk in her footsteps.
Coromandel is known to serve one of the best breakfasts in Rome, and even though located in the city center, so quite far from where … Read more
Read our experience and honest review of Aromaticus, a green, delicious and healthy restaurant in Rome’s Trastevere neighborhood.
Hardly a better neighborhood in Rome for a restaurant to welcome hungry foreign and local passers-by on the lookout for a fancy meal in a … Read more
The short Ponte Fabricio, Rome’s oldest bridge, is located between the Jewish quarter and the Trastevere neighborhood. It’s one of the two bridges that connect … Read more
The district aimed at serving the industrial reality of Rome, Ostiense has a great wealth of things to see and do and great places to … Read more
Whether you are planning your trip to Rome with a baby, with a toddler, or by yourself, the first thing you need to do is … Read more
Ostiense is a cool and trendy district that has been becoming one of the best areas to stay in Rome thanks to its vibrant nightlife … Read more
With thousands of years of history, Rome has a huge amount of things to do whether it’s your first time or you have already been … Read more
With a couple of thousands of years of history, art and aqueducts under its collective belts, many are the experiences the Eternal City has to … Read more
Read all about Trapizzino, the revolutionary street food by Rome’s pizzaiolo Stefano Callegari, the perfect mix between tramezzino sandwich and pizza.
While everybody knows and visits the Vatican, Rome has many beautiful and lesser-known worship places. Discover some of the most beautiful and least-visited churches in Rome.
Interesting facts and what you need to know to visit the gorgeous St. Peter’s Basilica, one of the Vatican’s main landmarks and Rome’s most stunning church.
Who doesn’t know Caravaggio? And who doesn’t like his outstanding work? The Italian painter, whose real name was Michelangelo Merisi, is one of my very … Read more
A rich 1-day Rome itinerary packed with things to see and do. Make the most of Rome in a day with our tips on what to do, where to eat and how to save time.
One of the top historic restaurants in Rome, Felice a Testaccio is a perfect traditional trattoria to taste traditional Roman recipes. Read all about our experience in this excellent Rome restaurant, how to get there and what to order.
Visit Castel Gandolfo in a great day trip from Rome to see the Apostolic Palace and the wonderful Barberini Gardens. Find out how to best enjoy your Castel Gandolfo tour from Rome.
Not only tickets and entrance fees, there are plenty of things to do in Rome for free for a holiday on a budget!
Find the best Rome hotels near Termini station with our guide. We will help you choose the perfect accommodation in central Rome near the main train station.
Why do we travel to Italy? Architecture? Art? That, too, but let’s face it, some treats of Italian culinary tradition are as inspiring as the … Read more
One of the favourite landmarks in central Rome, Campo de’ Fiori is unmissable if it’s your first trip and a great location for sightseeing and eating out any time.
Find the best apartments in Rome to enjoy your stay. Our review of Rome vacation rentals will help you plan a great trip your own.
One of the lesser-visited galleries in Rome, don’t miss the fascinating Centrale Montemartini Museum, old power plant turned into a charming display of classic statues.
There is a church that, even though near the historic center, is far from the immediate tourist eye, hence often neglected and without the stream … Read more
Do you want to give a break to heavy meals? Try the delicious and hearty dishes of macrobiotic vegan restaurant Nativa in northern Rome.
One of the lesser-known churches in Rome, Santa Cecilia in Trastevere Basilica is a fantastic stop if you are exploring Trastevere neighborhood. In fact, I … Read more
It happened, at last. Rome finally has her own raw vegan pastry shop, Grezzo. With two shops, one located in the Monti neighborhood and one … Read more
One of the hidden gems in Rome and in the Trastevere neighborhood, the ancient pharmacy Santa Maria della Scala (known in Rome as Antica Spezieria … Read more
Feeling confused over what to do in Rome? Here are three themed Rome itineraries that will guide through different aspects: history, food and street art!
Designed by Italian architect Paolo Portoghesi with the collaboration of Iraqi architect Sami Mousawi and Italian engineer Gigliotti, Rome’s grand mosque is located in the … Read more
Archaeological ruins, ancient art, beautiful views. The Eternal City offers all this and more. But let’s face it, what most travelers long for is trying … Read more
So you love Piazza Navona? Who doesn’t! Now head beneath and visit the colossal Domitian Stadium to soak in Rome’s ancient history.
Discover and walk across the modern yet traditional Garbatella lots and neighborhood for a village-like vibe you never thought Rome could have.
I get it, you are visiting Italy’s capital and all you want is Roman dishes and Italian cuisine. However, what makes the city’s food scene … Read more