Author Archives: Natalie

The Rinascente Department Store in Rome

Rome doesn’t have much in the way of shopping malls unless you are truly dedicated enough to hike out to the suburbs. Luckily there is some amazing shopping in Rome, right in the center of the city. For Rome’s premier shopping destination, however, you have to head to Rinascente. Rinascente is the best department store […]

7 Great Christmas Traditions in Italy

christmas traditions in italy

Christmas is a wonderful time to be in Italy because of all the decorations and history. Santa has begun to make an appearance in recent years, but there are several unique Christmas traditions in Italy that stretch back centuries and are still celebrated today. Here are 7 Italian Christmas traditions that you can easily recreate […]

The 7 Best Places to Go During Christmas in Italy

There are beautiful holiday decorations in Rome, but the city doesn’t quite have the same feel as other Italian towns that are known for their Christmas markets, over-the-top lights and December displays. (In fact, after struggling for years, the main Christmas market in Rome was suddenly closed by police in 2019 for not having fire […]

December 2019 Events in Rome

A red decorate christmas tree in Rome paid for by Netflix streaming service

‘Tis the season for roasted chestnuts and twinkling Christmas lights in Rome. When the weather is dry, this is truly one of my favorite times to be in the Eternal City. The trees are lit up and the streets are sparkling with hanging stars and lights strung across alleyways. Rome doesn’t have a great Christmas […]