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8 Ways to Save Money on Your Next Trip to Rome

While Italy can seem like a luxury destination, there are plenty of ways to save money on your trip. In fact, Rome is the Eternal City because it continuously reuses and repurposes its history to fit its future. Do you think the Vatican could have afforded all that marble? Heck no! It stole it from […]

50 Free Things to Do in Rome

Rome is full of world class museums, amazing eateries and beautiful scenery. While you can easily turn any stay in the Eternal City into an unforgettable luxury escape, there are also so many free things to do in Rome that it can be hard to know where to start. Gaze upon masterpieces by Caravaggio and […]

7 Best Places to Eat in Rome for Seriously Cheap

I moved to Rome as a student, after being laid off, when the exchange rate was painful. You could say I was on a budget. Finding cheap places to eat in Rome was pretty high on my to-do list, seeing as I also did not have a functional refrigerator for a month in my sparsely […]

8 Reasons Why Moving to Italy Made Sense, Financially

There are a lot of reasons to move to Rome. Weather, food, art and culture all come to mind. However, one of the reasons I moved to Rome was because it made sense for my budget. Think you can’t afford to move to Italy? Here are 8 ways I saved and/or made money by taking […]