Category: Visit Rome

7 reasons to visit the Garbatella neighbourhood in Rome, a fairy-tale urban village where food and architectural traditions have been perfectly preserved.

Eataly’s birthday and a Carbonara Festival – in Rome 21-25 June

There are two – make that three – excellent reasons to head over to Eataly‘s Rome flagship in the Ostiense district of town this week. Eataly’s birthday cake Firstly, Eataly marks its fifth birthday in the capital with the unveiling of an enormous birthday cake. And when I say enormous, how does a gigantic profiterole…

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Review of Giulietta, Rome, a new pizzeria in Testaccio from Cristina Bowerman, offering Roman and Neapolitan pizzas, craft beer, and homemade desserts.

Review: Giulietta, Rome – a new pizza place in Testaccio

Giulietta, Rome, the newest pizza place in Testaccio, is fermenting a bit of  a stir, and for good reason. First of all, it’s one third of the vast and ambitious new food empire launched recently in Rome’s Testaccio district by one of the city’s most exciting chefs, Cristina Bowerman, taking over a motorbike and car showroom buried…

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Beer festivals in Rome: Fermentazioni & Beer Park Festival are both taking place in Rome from June 9-11 2017, so enjoy a real Italian craft beer festival.

PREVIEW Beer festivals in Rome: Fermentazioni & Beer Park Festival, June 9-11 2017

Beer lovers in Rome have not one but two craft beer festivals coming up this weekend, with beer festival Fermentazioni moving to a summer slot and changing locations, shifting to the slightly more central Guido Reni District in Flaminio, after propping up the bar in Rome’s Fori Italici the last couple of years. The other event, also…

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(VIDEO) Rome’s best pubs: The best craft beer bars in Rome

Rome has a great craft beer scene and I was spoilt for choice selecting the 8 best craft beer bars in Rome for this article. From essential ‘hole in the wall’ dive bars in the city centre, to laid back drinking lounges and beer gardens a little further out, Rome has a great range of pubs focusing on…

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Kisaki Ramen & Sushi, a new Japanese restaurant in Rome, offers quality food from Japan including sushi, ramen, sashimi and tempura in the heart of Rome

Kisaki Ramen & Sushi: a new Japanese restaurant in Rome

Kisaki Ramen & Sushi is the latest Japanese restaurant in Rome meeting the demand for high quality ramen, sushi, sashimi and tempura in the Eternal City. With an emphasis on specialising in ramen, one of the latest trends to hit the capital, Kisaki Ramen & Sushi picks up the gauntlet with an all-Japanese staff, refined…

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Review of Eggs Roma: a new restaurant in Trastevere, Rome, specialising in gourmet egg recipes, with 8 kinds of carbonara plus exceptional street food

Review of Eggs Roma: new gourmet restaurant in Trastevere, Rome

Review: Eggs Roma, Trastevere, Rome There’s a brand new, tiny restaurant in the heart of Trastevere called Eggs (search for Eggs Roma on social media), which is focusing on one essential ingredient with unbelievable panache. Serving breakfast, lunch and dinner, while the name is a giveaway, put aside all your preconceptions before you try this…

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Easter in Rome 2017: a guide to Holy Week 2017 in Rome, including Maundy Thursday, Good Friday, Easter Saturday, Easter Sunday and Easter Monday.

Easter in Rome 2017: a guide to Holy Week 2017 in Rome, including Good Friday and Easter Sunday

Easter in Rome can be one of the most rewarding times to enjoy the city. While the weather can be changeable at this time of the year, it’s a moment when the city’s churches – and there are more than 1000 of them – really enter the fray, and regional food traditions get another major…

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Romantic Rome: 5 ridiculously romantic places to visit in Rome

Romantic Rome holidays: all you need to know Romance and Rome can’t help but go hand in hand. If you’re planning a trip to Rome and you’re looking for somewhere romantic to take a stroll on Valentine’s Day, pop the question or simply say I love you, the city has a natural gift for putting…

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A guide to cocktail bars in Rome featuring a review of The Gin Corner, at Hotel Adriano in Rome, a specialist bar serving gin from all over the world.

A guide to drinking cocktails in Rome: Review of The Gin Corner at Hotel Adriano

The Gin Corner, Hotel Adriano, Rome When you live abroad, it’s common to have pet oddities that you miss. One of mine is a bit weird. Can you miss gin? It’s hard to argue that it’s absent in Italy. After all, it’s not like you can’t find gin in Rome – far from it. There’s…

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Rome's cemeteries: this guide to the best Rome Cemeteries introduces Verano Cemetery, the Non-Catholic Cemetery and the Commonwealth Cemetery, Rome.

Rome’s cemeteries: The three best cemeteries to visit in Rome

Rome Cemeteries: the best cemeteries to visit in Rome I’ve always wondered what the dead think of cemeteries. If you’re in a better place, probably not much. If you’re in a worse place, I imagine you have more pressing matters to deal with. And of course, if you believe that this life is a kind of…

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