• The Most Romantic Restaurants in Rome

    Is there anything dreamier than sharing an evening murmuring sweet nothings over plates of perfect pasta with your one true love? Throw in a bottle of Italian wine, some candlelight, and a little mood music and you may have stumbled upon one of the most romantic restaurants in Rome.  …

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    Caravaggio Paintings in the Church of San Luigi dei Francesi

    One of the most amazing things about living in Rome is that you don’t need to buy a ticket to any of the (admittedly incredible) art museums to see a masterpiece. The case in point might very well be the three Caravaggio paintings (!!) which you can see for free…

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    The Most Instagrammable Spots in Rome

    I have never seen a city as pretty as Rome. There are a few places that come close, but the Eternal City has a particular mix of cobblestoned charm, incredible architecture and adorable eateries that makes Rome particularly instagrammable.  If you follow me on Instagram, you know that the different…

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    Imago Restaurant at the Hassler Hotel in Rome

    You can instantly tell that something special is happening as soon as you take your first bite at Imago. The Michelin-starred restaurant atop Hotel Hassler is known for the creative flavors that Chef Francesco Apreda dreams up to serve to guests while they gaze out over the domes and rooftops of…

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    How Food Labels with DOP and IGP Help Preserve Italian Culinary Heritage

    Note from the Editor: I have a Masters Degree in Food Policy and it still took me years to decipher Italian food labels because they seem to be stamped and stickered with all kinds of abbreviations. However, there is a rhyme and reason behind the madness of exactly what DOP…

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    How to Buy a House in Italy for €1 (Yes, Really)

    While buying a Tuscan villa might seem like it is only ever going to be possible in your dreams, getting a house in Italy might actually be cheaper than you think. There are so many things to consider when buying property anywhere in the world – but it seems like…

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    A Complete Guide to Monopoli, Puglia

    A guide to what to see, do and where to stay in the charming town of Monopoli, Puglia

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    How to Master 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…

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