Culinary Tour of Italy

Discovering Italys Culinary Delights In all 20 regions of Italy, no two culinary customs are the same. The variation in cooking styles offers a range of different food experiences, each as distinctive as the next. For some, trying to gain an authentic taste of Italy can be a challenge due to its unmatched variation. We are here to guide you through some of the most decadent and delicious foods of Italian cuisine. So join us as we uncover Italy’s unrivalled delicacies, staring with the historic Tuscany and making our way down to Sicily. Tuscany We begin with Tuscany, home to historic towns and bustling cities such as Siena and Pisa. Its capital, Florence, is overflowing with some of the worlds […]

The Wonder of Rome’s Catacombs

    Rome is a beautiful city, and it’s no wonder that so many people head back to the Italian capital time and time again. What’s not to love? Food, friendly people, ancient history, ruins to explore, and that fashionable vibe that only comes from being in Italy overall. Of course, not everything is always what it seems, and whilst you might be more au fait with what Rome is famous for on the ground, have you ever given much thought to what lies beneath the surface of the land? Seriously, with every step you take, you’re walking on history beneath your feet, and much of it is still totally undiscovered! Rome is famous for its underground catacombs; miles upon […]

Best restaurants in Trastevere

  Known for its narrow streets, colorful buildings covered in ivy and historic squares, Trastevere is considered one of the most beautiful districts in Rome. It is no surprise then that Trastevere is loved by tourists and filmmakers alike. With such a beautiful backdrop, it is also a great place to enjoy traditional cuisine and specialties. If you are wondering where to eat in Trastevere when you are taking a stroll through this historic neighborhood, we’ve compiled a list of the best restaurants in Trastevere, according to different local sources.     Felice a Testaccio – this restaurant has been established in Rome for almost a century.  The word Felice literally means Happy in Italian, and since 1936 to be […]

Best pizza in Rome

Whether you like pizza by the slice or round, Roman or Neapolitan, with natural or gourmet leavening, Rome offers it all. To help you choose the right pizza for you in the Eternal City, we’ve compiled a list of the top 10 best pizza in Rome ( or top 10 pizzerias like the locals would refer to it). From Trastevere in Prati through the historic center, you will not regret stopping by one these places during your travel. Il Buchetto Only a five-minute walk from the Piazza del Popolo, Il Buchetto offers reasonably priced, authentic pizza. To go along with Roman tradition, this historical pizzeria only serves thin crust. The restaurant might be small and simply decorated, but its food […]

Eating Gluten Free in Rome

Celiac disease and gluten intolerance are increasingly common and widespread autoimmune disorders. For those who cannot tolerate gluten, traveling can oftentimes be a struggle. Fortunately, your food choices will not be limited in the Eternal City. In Rome, many restaurants specialized in gluten-free cuisine. Below are just a few of our suggestions: 1.  Mama Bistrot in San Pietro area A stone’s throw from St. Peter’s Basilica, Mama Bistrot sits in the heart of the Prati district and offers delicious and authentic gluten-free meals. Whether you are visiting for lunch or dinner, gluten-free pasta and desserts are always guaranteed to be on the menu. 2. Pinturicchio Located in the Monte Milvio area, Pinturicchio provides an elegant atmosphere and a menu section […]

Must see places in Rome

Sometimes, in order to make traveling a reality, sacrifices have to be made. In a perfect world, time would be on our side. Our vacations would last forever and every destination would be reachable. Unfortunately, though, that isn’t the case. Most times, our trips are limited. Let’s say you want to visit 10 countries in eight days. These types of trips can be whirlwinds of wonder and joy, but they can also be extremely overwhelming. It can be hard to know exactly what to see in any given location when time is of the essence. But have no fear; we’re here to help. If your plan is to visit Rome, Italy, in one day, consult the list below. We’ll tell […]

Ten Best Trattoria in Rome

Years have gone by – indeed centuries – but the charm of Roman trattoria shows no sign of going out of fashion. Although the capitol has, for several years, been home to the highest number of innovations in catering, multifunctional, local pizzerias, that serve gourmet, traditional Roman cuisine, continue to be the inescapable gastronomic goal for tourists and fans alike. Below are the ten best trattoria in Rome according to Il Messaggio, a highly ranked news company by locals in Italy ( the suggested price does not include wine 🙂 ).   ROBERTO E LORETTA Located just a few steps from Piazza Re di Roma, Roberto and Loretta is considered a true “small establishment of a large family-owned restaurant district.” […]

Top ten off the beaten path places to visit in Rome

Rome is not simply a large city, it is a huge city that is full of monuments, history and peculiarity. Rome is so big that even for locals it can be seemingly impossible to know every corner. Perhaps because of its history or  the creativity of city’s inhabitants. If you are tired of seeing the same touristic sites in the Eternal City? Here you can find some suggestions…   “Buco della Serratura” (The Keyhole)   Recently, this is starting to be a point that is visited by tourists as well so it’s not that “rare” anymore but it still worth mentioning. Located near a picturesque location  “Giardino degli Aranci”, more precisely in Piazza dei Cavalieri di Malta, the keyhole is […]

panettone the legend

Legends and history of Italian´s Christmas Cake, Panettone

What would be a more Italian way to wish a Happy holiday season than a gift of Panettone , a dome-shaped cake that is a rich yet fluffy, stuffed with raisins and candied fruit! From its birth in the fifteenth century, it has become so well-known that the cake is commonly see in Christmas celebrations in almost every country in the world. There are many legends about the origins of Panettone, but one of the most popular tale about how Panettone came to be is actually a love story.It is said that at the height of the Renaissance era, in the fifteenth century, an aristocrat named Ugo Degli Atellani of Futi were madly in love with a beautiful daughter of […]