Ferragosto Italy’s Biggest Summer Shindig

While August has its drawbacks with the heat, the month is a great time to experience authentic life and culture in Italy. Perhaps one of the biggest reasons is that the month of August hosts one of Italy’s biggest holidays, Ferragosto. Celebrated on August 15 and the days surrounding, this holiday is a time for […]

9 Ways to Beat the Heat in Rome

Things are heating up in Italy as August fast approaches, and big cities can be challenging to enjoy without withering away as a tourist. Here are my favorite 9 ways to beat the heat in Rome. Gelato I know. This one is obvious, but necessary and deserves the number one spot. Gelato is like magic, […]