How to order from an Italian menu

How to order from an Italian menu

Some of the best restaurants in Rome are outside the usual tourist traps, and may not have menus that are translated into English. With this small glossary we will help you know what to order. Book an 'espresso & gelato' guided tour Book a food tasting...
How do I avoid the lines at the Vatican?

How do I avoid the lines at the Vatican?

Question sent in by Victor. Related posts Skip the lines at the Colosseum > Buy a guided skip the lines Colosseum/Forum/Palatine Hill tour for €42 per person > The lines for the Vatican are notorious, and standing for often way more than an hour in the blazing...
Where’s the bathroom?

Where’s the bathroom?

Tragically, there are very few public toilets in Rome (hence the horrible odor you’ll encounter near alleyways and on the beautiful but isolated banks of the Tiber at Lungotevere). And many of the ones that are available are very nasty indeed. A few Metro and...
How do I order a coffee in Rome?

How do I order a coffee in Rome?

Italians are famed for making the best coffee in the world. Their coffee culture is extremely sophisticated and goes back a long way: they invented the espresso and all its derivatives. But the world of the Italian café can be confusing to the uninitiated. This guide...