(i) a girl who is from, or lives in, Testaccio.
(ii) a blog about life in Italy and the pursuit of stories.
Isobel author

About the Author

Writer and journalist Isobel Lee has lived in Rome for fifteen years, accepting the challenge to live like the Romans do and immerse herself in local culture.

She chose the Eternal City’s former meat-packing district, Testaccio, to make her home, giving rise to her blog’s name, Testaccina.

She has worked with The Wall Street Journal, The BBC, ITV, Channel 4, CNBC and MTV Italia, and written about Italy for the Daily Telegraph, Vogue, Easyjet, Brussels Airlines, Iberia, Thomas Cook, Wizz Air, Jet2 and Norwegian Airlines’ in-flight magazines, as well as When Saturday Comes, REurope, PropertyEU, EuroProperty and Italianicious.

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