Le piazze di Roma

Tra le principali attrazioni della capitale troviamo sicuramente le piazze romane, che hanno alle spalle un’importante storia e sono moltissimi i turisti che giungono da tutto il mondo per ammirarle...

Palazzo Altemps: The Best Rome Museum Not On Your List

I can completely geek out on museums in Rome. So here’s an embarrassing confession for you: until a few months ago, I’d never been to Palazzo Altemps. And that’s even though, as one...

Inside Vatican City

Want to know the best ways to explore Vatican City and get to know the Pope — beyond St. Peter’s Basilica? Check out my roundup of Vatican secrets in the August/September issue of National Geographic...

Green-fingered Aristocrats – the 4 best renaissance gardens near Rome

There’s so much more to Lazio than Rome. Rich in history and culture, there’s always something more to see. In this guest post, Michiel, the founder and editor of Minor Sights (see below),...

Six of the Best Trattorias in Rome

If you’re eating at restaurants in Rome, you’re going to wind up eating at a trattoria (or, more likely, several). Originally, a trattoria was a mid-priced, family-run restaurant, something...

Rome’s Newest Top-Notch Gelato Shop

Fact: You can never get enough of gelato in Rome. That’s a very good thing, since these days, there seems to be a new gelateria opening every couple of months. And not just a new gelateria. But...

Rome’s Underground, Beyond the Catacombs

Anywhere you go in Rome, you’re walking on a buried, ancient world. Beneath your feet lie the remnants of the city that ruled an empire: temples and streets, villas and churches, monuments and...

Italy in 30 Days

This month, New York Magazine is taking a little trip to Italy, with stories every day on the trials, tribulations, myths and magic of la bella vita. I’m excited to be contributing ten (count ’em…...

The Most Idyllic Island Escapes from Rome

I love Rome in summer as much as the next girl. But usually, by the time June rolls around, I’m already dreaming of an island escape. Luckily, Rome’s seaside location means you don’t...

Vino Intorno – wine tasting in the hills of Lazio

June is a wonderful time of the year in Lazio. While many tourists throng around the many sights of Rome, the more adventurous have many great opportunities to get out and explore the stunning surrounding...

Build an infiorata in Genazzano this weekend

Ever wanted to take part in local life in Italy? You know, join in with the ancient traditions, give something back while enjoying something that you couldn’t normally participate in? Something that...

Rome, Behind the Lens

I love sharing Rome’s hidden gems (and views) with others — so I was thrilled to do this slideshow for BBC Travel on Rome, behind the lens. Check it out to see some of Rome’s most stunning,...

Getting under the skin of Rome with Context Travel

What lies beneath these ancient streets but millennia of stories. Rome. The ultimate treasure trove of history. In this city more than any other, there’s truly more than meets the eye. Layer upon...

Rome’s Best American Brunch Spots

Rome’s Best American Brunch Spots Accommodation Archaeological sites Art Beaches & seaside Beyond Rome Christmas Churches & holy sites Events Expat extras Explainers Five for Friday Food...

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World Nutella Day Recipe – Banana and Nutella Muffins

World Nutella Day Recipe – Banana and Nutella Muffins It’s Nutella Day! A day where you can (legitimately) stuff your face with Nutella and not feel guilty! To celebrate, along with our customary...