Author Archives: Natalie

Zia Rosetta: Roman Street Food in Monti

Rome prides itself on being the culinary birthplace of several dishes, including cacio e pepe and carbonara. Naturally, the city also lays claim to a kind of bread – la rosetta. Named for its rose-like shape, the sections have a chewy crust and a soft, air-filled interior. There is something exceptionally satisfying about the combination of […]

Yes, Americans Need a “Visa” to Travel to Italy in 2024 – How to get it

Updated 18 October 2023. Starting in 2024, US citizens will need a (kind of) visa to visit Italy. Before anyone freaks out, the new rule is actually more of a visa waiver program than a visa requirement and will be known as European Travel Information and Authorization System, or ETIAS. I am American and I […]