A tiny restaurant serving regional Chinese street food sandwich with crunchy noodles is fast becoming one of the most delicious spots to eat in Rome.
Roscioli is a pretty well-known name around Rome so it should be no surprise that Rimessa Roscioli is something special. The restaurant and wine bar hosts one of the best wine tasting experiences in the city. However, even when you can’t be in Rome, you can still stay connected (and have an incredible home tasting […]
Available for booking on Airbnb, Villa Parisi is an 18th-century house that has been in Mario’s family for generations. It is the star of the Sorrento skyline, a gorgeous red house at the top of Colle Parisi, its namesake hill, visible from the historical center and the port. The villa was purchased by Mario’s great […]
Venice Mestre is located on the mainland side of the lagoon, an 11-minute train ride to Venice. More residential and industrial, Mestre offers tempting low prices on accommodation for those visiting Venice on a budget. While Mestre is close to Venice, it is definitely not the same as Venice. The trouble with staying in a […]
After 10 years in Rome (!), it had never occurred to me to eat in Piazza Navona. The restaurants which line the sides of one of the most beautiful squares in Rome are notorious for serving subpar food at high prices. In short, they are tourist traps. However, that has changed now that a new […]
Walk down the aisles of your local supermarket and you will likely find something claiming to be mozzarella in the refrigerated section. Even in Italy, you can find little plastic bags filled with water and a ball of white cheese sitting in the fridge. But the truth is that most Italians would never dream of […]
Updated 22 May 2021 Italy is much quieter year, but Italians are looking forward to a fairly normal summer all things considered (at least to so-called Yellow Zones with low infection rates). And now with the announcement that travel to Italy in 2021 will be possible for some, I expect that train travel will start […]