Best 12 Local Foods to Try in Rome

You’ve heard it before. One of the best parts of visiting Italy is the food. And this claim is one that I fully support. When I studied abroad in Rome, my dietary horizons were expanded, as a good chunk of my time was spent exploring the seemingly limitless dishes, deserts, and appetizers that the culture […]

24 Hours in Rome

Rome. The Eternal City. Una bella città. It’s what dreams are made of. This iconic city is overflowing with culture, history, and beauty just waiting to be experienced. Its vastness is striking to those who walk through its streets. Even after living there for four months, I came nowhere close to fully knowing what Rome […]

Exploring Lazio Region in Italy

In just a short time, you’re going to have the chance to take a 23-day virtual journey through the beautiful country of Italy, all for free. But why not take a sneak peak at one of the parts of Italy that makes it so wonderful just to whet your appetite? Let me introduce you to […]

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, […]

Rome in Pictures

Stay tuned for my guide to Rome.  Traveling soon and can’t wait? Contact us regarding our travel planning and itinerary reviews, where our secrets become your secrets. I love Rome.  I have thousands of photos and I don’t know where to start. Go Travel, and Travel Fearless. Andi Brown, Once in a Lifetime Travel copyright […]

Leaving Margin

By Kalina Davis   “Okay, first we go this way,” my roommate, Taylor said, taking charge of the group and walking with purpose. It was our second day in the magnificent city of Rome. My five roommates and I had gotten settled into our apartment, and were ready to take on the city. Our study […]

A Roman Gelato Obsession

By Kalina Davis   Gelato. Italy’s masterpiece. And my weakness. Traveling to Rome presents such wonderful opportunities, but one thing that you absolutely cannot miss out on is the gelato. When I studied abroad in Rome, eating gelato was easily one of my favorite parts, leaving me at least five pounds heavier on my arrival […]

Suppli | The Best Street Food in Rome

Ready to travel to Italy but don’t have the time to wade through the copious information? Wanting to visit Rome but don’t know where to start? Chat with us and take the stress and worrying out of planning your perfect trip with our itinerary reviews and custom travel planning. Rome is a busy place, especially […]

Eating Italy Food Tours in Rome

Next stop on the Tour of Italy…   This month we are taking you on a virtual tour of the beautiful (and delicious) northern and central regions of Italy.  Virtual tour not enough?  Good!  Once in a Lifetime Travel is taking one small group of people on a food focused experience tour through these areas […]