Like a Local: Aperitivo

While walking through the streets of Rome, you may see a variety of bars offering what is commonly referred to as aperitivo. But what does it...

The Holy Year of Mercy and the Holy Doors of Rome

What is Jubilee/the Holy Year?  (cc: giubileopapafrancesco.it) The practice of celebrating the Holy Year has ancient roots and can be traced back...

Mercato Mondays: The New Testaccio Market

Although it has formed the reputation as being the hub of Rome’s nightlife, Testaccio has also been recognized as the original foodie...

Mercato Mondays: Mercato Centrale, Termini

In 2014, Mercato Centrale opened in the heart of Florence and it was a huge success. Thanks to the same team, Rome now has a Mercato Centrale of...

5 Must-Try Gelaterias in Rome

No trip to Italy is complete without a cup (or 3) of gelato, but the number of Roman gelaterias can make it difficult to know which to choose....