6 Tips & Tricks You Need to Beat the Lines in Rome

Part of responsible tourism in Rome is planning your visit to famous monuments during off-peak hours to avoid crowding.

Rome is one of the most-visited cities in the world. 4.2 million people come every year—4 million of them just to the Colosseum! During the summer, the wait to get inside the most popular sites can last hours. Oh, and don’t forget—there’s no shade. But don’t stress. We’ve got this. Follow our advice with these […]

Rome Market Survival Guide: Everything You Need to Know

One of the top tips in our Rome market guide: don't touch the produce!

Rome’s food markets are more than just a great photo-op. You now can weave yourself into this essential part of daily life with our Rome market survival guide. Supermarkets are easy to find in Rome now, but as recently as 10 years ago that was not the case. People did their shopping at local neighborhood […]

10 Ways to Know You’re Completely Obsessed with Rome

Practice responsible travel in Rome to help preserve the city's history.

Roma. Caput Mundi. Romanitas. Modern day Romanitas requires and reflects the same kind of virtues that Romans valued a few thousand years ago, and we’re guessing you’ve made them a part of your life, too. You probably find yourself having to explain to your less Rome-obsessed pals what it means to be Roman. Things like […]

The Complete Guide to Craft Beer in Rome

Beer glasses in front of the Colosseum

The last ten years has  seen a boom in the production and popularity of craft beer in Rome. A cold draft beer might not be the first thing you thing of when in Rome given that one thing Italy is world famous for is wine. Whether you are in search of a strong and hoppy […]

The 7 Essential Things to Do in Rome (and 3 NOT to Do!)

Arch of Septimius Severus in Rome

Rome has over 900 hundred churches, fifty monumental fountains, seven famous hills, and countless works of art.  We haven’t even gotten to all the different kinds of pasta and wine and pizza and gelato to try yet. There is a famous saying about Rome that goes Rome, one lifetime is not enough (Roma, non basta […]

The 6 Best Bars in Rome for Any Night of the Week

Interior of Photo Credit VyTA Enoteca Regionale del Lazio

First things first: the word bar means something slightly different in Italy. You are going to see signs all over town that say Bar. You absolutely can get a glass of wine or a spritz in a bar, but they serve a slightly different function. The Italian bar is more cafe than tavern and they […]