Espresso as a State of Mind: Drinking Coffee in Rome

Coffee is a culture in Italy, a way of life.  Something new to me, something I thought I understood, but boy was I wrong.  Last year my family moved to Italy from the US.  Back in the States... READ MORE

What To Eat (And Where To Eat) In Rome

There’s no shortage of good pizza in Rome, but be aware that it’s usually extremely thin and crispy. If you really want to fill up on pizza, you’ll have to head down south to... READ MORE

Goddesses and Female Saints: A Close Look At The Basilica of Santa Francesca Romana

A visit to the Basilica of Santa Francesca Romana, also known as the Basilica of Santa Maria Nova, constitutes a perfect tail of your tour of the Colosseum and the archaeological area of the Palatine Hill and the Roman Forum. Whether... READ MORE

Top 10 best holiday houses in Rome

The capital of Italy, the gorgeous Rome, is a wonderful destination known for its millennial history and the great number of buildings which display art and culture. READ MORE...

Pasquino and The talking statues of Rome

- This is Pasquino. He’s looking somewhat the worse for wear these days, but then you would be too, if you’d been sitting outside for several hundred years... READ MORE...

This is Why Visiting the Colosseum Underground Will Change Your Perspective On Rome

- I was in a small group of people, and despite the reassurance of being there with an expert tour guide, I felt an icy shiver run down my spine. I followed the guide... READ MORE...

A Guide to Rome Best Neighborhoods: Trastevere

This is the postcard-perfect Rome you’ve been looking for, with winding cobbled streets, ivy-covered palazzi and vibrant street life. It’s impossible to do justice... READ MORE

Shadow And Light: Discovering The Dark World Of Caravaggio in Rome

He was constantly getting into fights. He was repeatedly arrested, and jailed for assault. He killed a man and was forced to flee from Rome. While awaiting a papal pardon, he died suddenly in mysterious circumstances... READ MORE