Author Archives: Natalie

Piccolo Buco: Pizza Near the Trevi Fountain

diavola pizza with ricotta at piccolo buco

It can be hard to eat well near the Trevi Fountain, but the area has been changing recently and one of the most exciting new openings has been Piccolo Buco – a tiny, modern pizzeria a one minute walk from the thundering fountain. When my family recently came to visit Rome, they stayed just down […]

Taking the Train in Sicily

one car train in sicily

I have been told by many Italians that I am the only person who takes the train in Sicily. Sicilians prefer the chartered buses that create a patchwork of links to the smaller towns and connect to the larger cities across the island. However, it is entirely possible to take the train in Sicily – […]

The Florence Flower Market

flower market in Florence Italy

Florence is a little gem of a city. As the birthplace of the Renaissance, some of the greatest architects and artists in history have lived and worked in this gorgeous Tuscan city. Chief among its treasures in Brunelleschi’s Dome, which dominates the skyline. Of course, there is also David by Michelangelo and the treasure-filled Uffizi […]