Category Archives: Practical Information

Yes, Americans Need a “Visa” to Travel to Italy in 2025 – How to get it

Updated 21 March 2024. Starting in 2025, 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 […]

Why You Need Restaurant Reservations in Italy (and How to Make One)

Updated 28 May 2021 One of the great joys in Rome is never knowing what you might find around the next corner. Wandering with no itinerary can lead to some incredible Roman Holiday moments with unexpected hidden gems. However, when it comes to eating out in the Eternal City, planning ahead is always a good […]

How to Master Train Travel in Italy

The inside of an Italian train as an example of what to expect from train travel in Italy

There are a lot of reasons to travel by train in Italy: the romance, the convenience, the cost, and the scenic settings are the first that come to mind. However, the best thing about train travel in Italy is that it works like a charm – saving you time and money while also allowing you […]