An in-depth and honest guide to visiting the Amalfi Coast

An in- depth and honest guide to visiting the Amalfi Coast:  where to stop, where to stay, where to eat, and where to see the best views. You can't think of Southern Italy without dreaming of a tri...

Ventotene, a guide to the Pontine Island

Ventotene: from an Island of Exile to a Summer Getaway Spot.The Island of Ventotene is part of the Pontine archipelago and one of the pearls of the Tyrrhenian Sea, which consists of 6 islands. The 3 k...

5 must see Churches in Rome

When talking about traveling to Rome, it is almost impossible to avoid discussing the city’s magnificent churches. Understandably, churches such as St. Peter’s Basilica, The Basilica di Santa Maria...

The Garden of Ninfa, the legendary Italian Garden built by a princess

All you need to know about one of the most beautiful gardens in Italy: The Gardens of Ninfa.  An hour and twenty minutes from Rome, in Cisterna di Latina, on the border between picturesque Norma and...

A guide to Rome’s neighborhoods

Where to live in Rome? Here is a guide to Rome’s best neighborhoods. “When in Rome, do as the Romans do,” as the well-worn saying goes… but how does one live like a Roman when there are so many neigh...

The Trevi Fountain: A Brief History

All you need to know about the largest fountain in Rome: The Trevi Fountain.  The English poet Percy Blythe Shelley said that "fountains are enough to justify a trip to Rome".  And he was right.  The...

Must see Italian movies

A listing of some of the best Italian movies ever.  Italian cinema has historically suffered in terms of box office, second always, to France and then to the United States.  However, from an artistic...

The past and present of Villa D'Este near Rome

Villa d'Este is a marker of Italian nobility located in the city center of Tivoli on the outskirts of Rome, Italy. Its history, dating back to the sixteenth century, makes it a great destination fo...

Hadrian's Villa in Tivoli

The ultimate guide to Hadrian's Villa. Among the lush hills and cascading waterfalls of the Lazio region lies Hadrian’s Villa. Only 30 kilometres north-east of Rome, this second-century archaeologica...

Top 10 Italian superstitions

Superstitions in Italy are largely themed around death. Here is a list of the most important ones.  1) The Broom Looking to brush up on your Italian superstitions? Here’s one to get you started: Sin...

Best pizza in Rome

From al taglio on-the-go to a sit-down dinner with friends. Here are our suggestions on where to find the best pizza in Rome. Quite what the Italians manage to achieve from a circle of bread and chees...

Living in Italy: 5 Crucial Mistakes Expats Make

Living in Italy, tips and mistakes to avoid.  I am the first person to admit that life in Italy is not always a bed of roses. Or rather, it is a bed of roses, but someone neglected to remove the thor...

Authentic Italian Wedding Traditions

Here is a list of the main and most important wedding Italian traditions. Italy is a classic destination for wedding ceremonies, as the country beams with stunning architecture, natural landscapes an...

Most influential Italian women in the XX century

7 of the most influential and Inspiring Italian women in the XX century If you’re unfamiliar with the tale of Rome’s beginnings, it’s a powerful story with an underlying matriarchal theme. The leg...

Why does February, usually, have 28 days?

Why does February have 28 days?  The Origins in Ancient Rome and the Rivalry between Cesare and Augustus. From ancient Rome to the October revolution, calendars have historically been revised, and Fe...
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