Category Archives: Rome

The Complete Guide to Rome’s Ciampino Airport

Ciampino Airport Rome

Rome has two airports: Fiumicino and Ciampino. Fiumicino, also sometimes known as Leonardo Da Vinci Airport, is the main international airport and is much busier compared to smaller Ciampino Airport. Ciampino Airport in Rome is not a glamorous flying experience (it is usually used only by low-cost carriers) but its compact size can have its […]

Best Pasta in Rome: 9 Dishes and Where to Eat Them

carbonara pasta with cheese in Rome

It is impossible to talk about food in Italy without talking about pasta. There is dried pasta, and fresh pasta, in hundred of shapes with a range of toppings. So where, exactly do you find the best pasta in Rome? That depends on what pasta dish you want to eat. There are four classic Roman […]

Impressionisti Segreti: Secret Impressionists Exhibit in Rome

palazzo bonaparte Rome palace

One of the best art shows that I have seen in Rome in recent memory is the Impressionisti Segreti exhibit that is now on show at the recently restored Palazzo Bonaparte. The “secret impressionists” show features more than 50 works by artists including Renoir, Monet, Gaugin, and Cézanne. There are also some fantastic pieces by […]

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 […]

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 […]