So you’re going to Italy. But you’re looking at that map and thinking how many places should I pack in and which region is going to give me the type of vacation I’m dreaming about. Tuscany? Rome? Venice? Amalfi Coast? Florence? Milan? Sicily? Cinque Terre? Portofino? Here’s my guide to help you work out the best combination for your holiday.
Bad dishes can happen to good people in Rome. Here are the best three pasta dishes you must try on your Italian vacation, as well as the restaurants that do them best. My ultimate best pasta in Rome guide.
I often hear both tourists and expats complain about how heavy Italian food is, but actually, there are plenty of restaurants in Rome that serve up traditional dishes that won’t deprive you of sampling the local cuisine but won’t have you curled up in a carb coma on the plane trip home.
People always tell me that they love Italy but ‘Oh Italian food with all that pasta and pizza and gelato is so heavy and unhealthy!!’ I disagree. Here in Rome I hardly ever go to the supermarket as I’m down in the piazza buying fresh produce almost every morning. If […]