31 Incredible Places To Explore Rome Off The Beaten Path

Rome off the beaten path

Exploring Rome off the beaten path is extremely rewarding. The Italian capital has a plethora of interesting places that are lesser known to the big tourists crowds, and if you spend enough time there you shouldn’t miss the opportunity to go. Since I have been to Rome many times and even lived there, I have … Read more

Why Visit Rome?

why visit Rome

Why visit Rome? When people ask me, I can’t help wonder if they are actually asking me the question, or if theirs is just a prank. Because honestly, why on earth would you not want to visit the Eternal City? The Italian capital is an incredible place and if it is your first time in … Read more

The Best Food In Rome, As Told By A Local

food in Rome

Good food in Rome is everywhere, and you are bound to find something that will satisfy your taste buds.  Food is a huge part of Italian culture and a good enough reason to visit Italy. Each region – in fact, each city and each village! – has its local specialties. Eating is easily one of … Read more

Where To Get The Best Views Of Rome

best views of Rome

Rome is located on the hills, and there are many places you can go to to admire the city. But where are the best views of Rome?  This is not an easy question to answer. As I have lived in Rome for some time, I do have my favorite places in town which I have … Read more

15 Must Watch Movies About Rome

best movies about Rome

There are many interesting movies about Rome that you can watch for inspiration or – quite simply – for entertainment. Some of the best are actually movies about ancient Rome and they will captivate you with the incredible costumes, the historical settings and the heroic histories. Other movies are set in contemporary time and they … Read more

18 Useful Things To Know Before Visiting Rome

visiting Rome

Are you visiting Rome for the first time? You must be incredibly excited, and also overwhelmed with the planning. The Italian capital is a massive city; one of the most popular places to visit in Italy and certainly one of the most visited cities in the world. Chaotic yet incredibly beautiful, this is the kind … Read more

A Fantastic Day Trip To Castel Gandolfo

Castel Gandolfo

Castel Gandolfo is just about the perfect place to visit on a day trip from Rome. Easily reached from the center of town by train or by car (it’s an easy 45 minutes ride from Termini train station), this small town on the Castelli Romani (a group of small towns on the Colli Albani) is … Read more