Tag: eating

Planning a Picnic, Roman Style

It’s technically the perfect time of year for a picnic. Rome’s weather tends to get it “just right” in the late spring, achieving that rare temperature which makes sitting in the sun bearable and lying in the shade a pleasure. If you were in the capital in recent weeks, you might have found yourself dodging…

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Autumn activities in Rome: visit Keats grave

Autumn activities in Rome: fall excursions

Looking for autumn activities in Rome? You’ve come to the right place – here’s full list of fall excursions in Rome. With the fall equinox ushering in the autumn, it’s a great time to turn your thoughts to the season of ‘mists and mellow fruitfulness’ and channel your inner Romantic poet. Keats wrote his famous…

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Mordi e Vai, a street food stall in Testaccio market, serves hearty sandwiches filled with pasta sauces and traditional Roman recipes

Mordi e Vai: street food in Testaccio market

Mordi e Vai has become one of the most famous street food stalls in Testaccio market. The stand, run by Sergio Esposito, serves hearty sandwiches filled with pasta sauces and traditional Roman stews. Mordi e Vai literally means ‘bite and run’ and the street food stall has won numerous awards, featuring in many Rome guides….

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Nature excursions in Rome: visit the gardens of Ninfa

5 cheap nature excursions in Rome

There’s something about the summer in Italy which makes the city’s delights pale in comparison to the natural world. Whether you love beaches or mountains, relaxing in the heat or flexing your legs, here are five cheap and cheerful ideas for nature excursions in Rome. I’ve favoured plans that involve public transport but you might…

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