Wandering through flea markets in Rome is the perfect activity to fill a free weekend morning in Rome. It’s like a free ticket into local culture and people watching. If you are looking for a souvenir or a gift for someone back home, these markets are filled with unique finds waiting to be discovered. Whichever…

If you’re looking to beat the heat and visit one of Rome’s many parks, the Villa Borghese park is one of the easiest parks for you to take a trip to. This park, located in the heart of Rome, just north of the Spanish Steps is an extremely convenient park to visit. When you’re in…

Just a 3-minute ride on Tram 8, or a short walk, across the Tiber from Centro Storico, Trastevere is a fusion of past and present. Narrow cobblestone streets lined with ivy-covered balconies, colorful bohemian boutiques, and local restaurants will enchant and romance. Get away from the crowds and explore side streets. Slice yourself out a…

It’s not surprising that they say that everyone falls in love with Rome, with so much history in the city, how could you not? The city of Rome is essentially an outdoor museum which allows its visitors to step back through several eras by just taking a sunset walk through the cities highlights to enjoy…

The holidays are not over yet and, before you enroll in the gym, there’s still time to try some Italian Traditional Holiday Sweets! These two recipes are perfect to celebrate the Befana, an italian feast that is celebrated on January 6th. The story tells about an old woman who brings sweets to all the good children. PANFORTE…

During the day, the area around the Vatican is filled with plenty of places to eat, but at night, many are shut down and your number of choices wither a little bit. It can be difficult to find a place that has quality food, and after a long day of sightseeing, you won’t want to…

Here is a short list of my five favorite Palaces in Rome, cinque più bei palazzi di Roma, those I think one should not miss out on when visiting Rome. Now don’t get me wrong, I understand that all of them can’t be visited on one trip, but if you are planning to see at least…

Cobblestones are not an unfamiliar sight in Rome. These crooked little stones give Rome a little extra old-world character and some very sore feet. These stones are known as sampietrini, or little St. Peters. Some say this is because each stone represents one of the souls saved by St. Peter, others argue they are called…

Tired of tourist traps and overpriced, unauthentic experiences? Want to do something unique and off the beaten path? Join us at the International Chamber Ensemble’s Evenings of Great Music concert series this summer. Held in the beautiful, baroque square of St. Ivo, talented musicians will be spending the night entertaining both locals and tourists alike.…

If you are traveling in Rome this summer I’m sure you will spend several long hours of your day braving the heat to explore the endless sights. Well, what sounds better than going home from sightseeing, taking a shower, putting on some nice clothes and going to a live concert in a beautiful courtyard? Whether…