Italian philosophy of life in contrasts (p. 5): Ostia – escape from hustle and bustle

Perhaps to truly feel Rome, one must become an ancient Roman? Located 6 km away from Lido di Ostia lies the city of Ostia Antica, with an entirely different history. It is the ancient port city of Rome. The name Ostia comes from the Latin word OS ("mouth" or "estuary"), as it was at the founding site of the city that the Tiber River (Tevere) flowed into the sea. Today,

Italian philosophy of life in contrasts (p. 4): Lido di Ostia – Rome’s peace of mind

Introduction to Rome can begin in different ways. Some try to explore all the iconic and most famous landmarks from the very first day, while others seek to escape the hustle of the city, avoiding the tourist traps and discovering a less popular corner of Rome. A place where diversity, atmosphere, and contrasts come to life, where Rome sheds the mask of eternal movement

Italian philosophy of life in contrasts (p. 3): Ice-cream subtleties and life hacks

Roman ice-cream: subtleties and life hacks A new day begins with a leisurely stroll through small neighborhoods, charming narrow streets reminiscent of life's labyrinths. Before delving into the history of centuries-old architecture, there's a desire to pause and eat something light, specific, and iconic in the Eternal City. The choice stops at ice cream! The inception

Italian philosophy of life in contrasts (p. 2): Roman Gastronomy

Art of Eating: Roman Gastronomy Barely immersing yourself in the unfamiliar atmosphere of dolce vita, you feel the need to replenish your energy before continuing the journey. Imagine how your acquaintance began with Rome, this mysterious Eternal City. After the first day of traveling, in the evening, you leisurely stroll through narrow streets in search of the perfect

HERE COMES THE WEEKEND!

THE WEEKEND HAS FINALLY ARRIVED! Raise your hand if you don't enjoy a well- deserved relaxing time on Saturdays and Sundays, abandoning the weekday frenzy! I must confess that despite being a southern girl, I am a terrible chef and very lazy when it comes to cooking ( even more on Sundays! ).  Since I've moved to Rome I discovered the faboulous and trendy concept

Gaeta Getaway: A Great Italian Road Trip

One of my favorite things about Italy is that you can drive a few hours and be in a completely different place from where you’ve embarked. Italy’s seaside is full of enchantment, admirable mountainside, and picturesque countryside. It is the ideal country to do a road trip! My sister and I recently took such a road trip to the alluring seaside of Gaeta. The Beautiful

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