Dear reader, Hello again. Have you had cicoria yet? No? Well, I do recommend that you get on that if you want to be ready for the most romantic time of year in a very romantic city: Valentine’s Day in Rome! Sure, you might not equate dark leafy greens with the celebration of love, but…

After a long wait and countless rumors, Starbucks has made an announcement: “Yes, we are opening our first store in Rome.” The location is still not clear, but most likely, it will be near the Vatican Museums. There are talks about a second store opening near the Spanish Steps as well. The first location is

Dear readers, hello there. Or, should I say, buongiorno / buon pomeriggio / buonasera, depending on when you find yourself reading this. I am delighted to cross paths with you here. My name is Christina (pardon the ‘h’: I’m Canadian) and I am pleased to meet you. Piacere di conoscerti (or conoscerLa, as the case may be). Since this

Rome has so much to offer that sometimes it’s just overwhelming. Tons of things to do and places to visit in Rome, but very limited time to do it. Fatigue and hunger set in, and next thing you know you’re exhausted, you stop paying attention, wander off and get lost. To prevent this from happening,

Best Markets in Rome As you’ll have noticed, it’s almost impossible to visit Rome in just a few days. That is, of course, because it has so much to offer. However, if you’re staying for the weekend, we highly recommend you visit some of the best markets in Rome. This way, once you go back

Christmas in Rome If you booked your trip to Rome during Christmas time, you’re in luck! Of course Rome is stunning at any time of year, but on Christmas, Rome is full of magic that will make your stay unforgettable. Read on to learn more about the Christmas season in Rome, as well as Christmas

Vegan Places in Rome Traveling to a foreign country can be hard if you need to follow certain dietary restrictions, or just want to for ethical reasons. To the eyes of many, Rome is the home of amatriciana or carbonara pasta, foods that contain meat, eggs, or both. However, Rome is so much more than

Common Tourist Mistakes Language barriers can be a hassle for people who are not that used to travel around the world. In fact, it often happens that while you say something in your language, you actually mean a completely different thing in the language of the country you’re visiting. In Italy, this often happens regarding

What’s pizza al taglio There are all sorts of pizzerias and pizza restaurants in Rome. Roman and Neapolitan, focaccia and pinsa, but the most convenient, especially if you’re just trying to have a quick bite, is pizza al taglio. In these joints, pizza is usually sold by weight, always freshly prepared and reasonably priced. Pizza