Category Archives: Things to Do in Rome

Unexpected Rome: Museo della Via Ostiense

view of the rome pyramid with the Via Ostiense museum

It is strange to me to name a museum Museo della Via Ostiense – essentially: the Ostiense St. Museum – but then again, this free museum is pretty strange itself. And in fairness, the name is very descriptive. The museum sits right smack dab in the middle of one of Rome’s busiest traffic roundabouts on […]

How to Skip the Line at St. Peter’s Basilica

skip the line st peter's

St. Peter’s Basilica is one of the top attractions in Rome and a must-see for many visitors. The main church at the Vatican, St. Peter’s Basilica is an important place of worship as well as a work of art in and of itself. This is where you will find Michelangelo’s evocative Pietà and Bernini’s stunning Baldacchino. […]

The Most Overrated Things in Rome (And What to Do Instead)

what not to do in Rome

I took to Instagram stories to ask people about the most overrated things in Rome and I got some amazing answers. People were disappointed by places, restaurants, gelato, and experiences. Hype can really ruin something. You are expecting life-changing, or at least something worth a trip around the world, and you get… ordinary. Or worse: you […]