One of the signs that Christmas is around the corner is that panettone sales start popping up everywhere. I love them and I love looking at the vast array of packages, each one more beautiful than the next. It’s true that Italians don’t go in for a lot of holiday decor, but they do love…
What to See and Do
Rome is a marvel of art, architecture, history, food and culture so it's hard to know exactly where to start when you're visiting the Eternal City.
The more iconic sites and places to visit are the easiest part to figure out. The most popular sites have their own websites so you can book directly online for
The Roman Forum
Sometimes you'd rather have a guide to show you Rome's best sites. Contact Flavor of Italy for a few of my suggestions.
Flavor of Italy offers culinary walking tours and great day trips.
Or you might want to do something a little bit different while you're visiting; I have a few suggestions for you that are some of my favorites. They include fascinating neighborhoods, unique buildings and palazzi, and special events going on in Rome that usually only the locals know about.
If you feel like venturing outside of the city for a day, or even a weekend, then check out our recommended day trips and weekend trips.
Aromaticus in the Monti area, Via Urbana 134, is quite a few things to its clientele: purveyor of specialty fresh herbs & greens, sales of garden supplies ranging from organic fertilizer to seeds to gardening tools, Monti area rooftop and garden consultants and last but not least restaurant service for light lunches showcasing the greens…
Just around the corner from Piazza del Popolo you’ll find a short two block street, with a different name for each block: Via dell’Oca (Goose street) and Via della Penna (Feather street), so I guess you could simply call the street goose feathers! I love this street because it’s a peaceful oasis in the midst…