The Essential Itinerary for a Perfect 5 Days in Rome

5 days in Rome would be incomplete without a wander through Trastevere.

No city in the world merges the ancient with the modern quite like Rome does.  With thousands of years of history under its belt, a whole lifetime wouldn’t be enough to explore every cobblestone, church, bridge, garden and ancient palazzo of Italy’s capital. But by spending five days in Rome, you can get a pretty […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]