6 Parks and Green Spaces in Rome You Have to See to Believe

sunset view from the Parco Savello in Rome

Part of what makes Rome such a beautiful and distinctive city are the marble monuments and pastel-colored palazzos but there are plenty of green spaces too. The cartoonish maritime pine trees are just as characteristically Roman as the Colosseum. Take a break from pounding the cobblestones and chill in one of these six parks & […]

Our Favorite Rome Restaurants: Vatican City

A view of the Piazza and Basilica di San Pietro, Vatican City, Rome

Looking for restaurants in Vatican City can mean avoiding a maze of tourist traps. Our guide to the area will help you eat with confidence. Since 1929, 100 acres of downtown Rome known as the Vatican City, have been recognized as the smallest independent state in the world. People flock there, not only because it […]

5 Day Trips from Rome That Are the Perfect Escape

Stunning Florence is one of the best day trips from Rome.

There are so many options for easy day trips from Rome. That includes Florence and Naples! When you have had your fill of cacio e pepe and Baroque in Rome you can hop on a train and in less than two hours you can be somewhere completely different and still be back in time for […]

5 Street Food Bites in Rome and Where You Have to Try Them

Supplì, a fried rice croquette from Italy.

From ancient artifacts to the new snacks on the block, the Rome street food scene has it all. To misquote the old adage: ‘when in Rome, eat as the Romans do.’ And with street food experiencing a new popularity in the Eternal City, it’s a good place to start. Rome is positively teeming with everything […]

The 7 Best Gelato to Try in Rome Before You Leave

Gelato cone in front of the Colosseum

Gelato is practically a food group in the Roman diet. You’re going to see this frozen Italian treat for sale in every neighborhood and near every famous monument. We recommend seeking out the good stuff, so we created this handy list of the seven best places to try gelato in Rome. It’s important to note […]

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