Category Archives: Practical Information

Why You Need Restaurant Reservations in Rome (and How to Get One)

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 idea. That’s because you […]

Yes, Americans Need a “Visa” to Travel to Italy in 2023

Updated 21 April 2020. Starting in 2023, 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 […]

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 […]