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5 Hidden Gems in Rome

By Angelo Marchionni

Want to get off the beaten path in Rome? Our local Angelo lets us in on a few hidden gems so you can discover Rome through the eyes of a local! If you like the sound of these suggestions, why not check out Angelo's profile and book him to explore Rome together!

When someone asks me how many days would you need to see all of Rome, I just don’t know what to answer as after 50 years of living here I know there is still something outside my door I’ve never seen waiting to be discovered! These 5 hidden gems are just 5 of the spots people don’t have time to visit if they stay for just a few days - but this means you have a good excuse to plan a second visit!

 

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The Best City Breaks With Kids

By Edited by Kathryn Foley

Children on city breaks. Running amock in galleries and demanding emergency ice-cream stops. Are alarm bells ringing? Well they shouldn’t be. Relax, check out our guide to a few of the best cities to visit with kids, and be confident in the knowledge that weekenders and short breaks to beautiful cities don’t have to come to an end now you’ve got little ones of your own and are restricted by the school holidays and finding activities that don't involve long, lazy (and peaceful) lunches. Family friendly city holidays do exist, and here are 3 of the best places to head with the family.  

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Top 5 Reasons to Visit Rome in 2017

By Edited by Kathryn Foley

Big news. The 31st of January is National Plan For Vacation Day. Which we’re sure can only mean good things. So, it’s time to plan your holiday time off, the idea being that planning ahead means you’re more likely to make the most of all of your vacation time and take longer trips! With this in mind, we thought you might like a little inspiration, since once you’ve settled on a destination you’re sure to want to book your days off! What about Rome? Check out our top 5 reasons to visit Rome in 2017 and we hope you’ll be inspired to search for flights and book in that time off!

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Rome in a day: Local 10 Favourite Things To Do

By Edited by Kathryn Foley

Apparently, Rome wasn’t built in a day. We’ll let them off though, since two and a half thousand years later it’s looking pretty stunning. You don’t need us to tell you to explore the Colosseum or the Sistine Chapel, but we can tell you where the best coffee in the city is - bold move, we know. The beauty of Rome is discovering something new around every corner (even if said corner might be crumbling away), so whether you’re visiting Rome for the first time or the hundred and first time, take a look at our guide for the top 10 things to do in Rome as recommended by our local Tara! And if you're visiting Rome and want a taste of the real La Dolce Vita check out our Roman locals profiles here to book a like-minded local!

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Just around the corner: the best kept secrets near Europe's top attractions

By Edited by Kathryn Foley

Here’s the situation: you’re visiting a new city, and even though you’ve convinced yourself that you’re way above getting caught up in the tourist traps, you don’t want to miss out on seeing the iconic sights. What a pickle. So how can you go about seeing the sights without feeling like a total tourist? That’s where we come in. We’ve put together a little alternative guide to the mainstream spots, something to help you get off the beaten path without getting your boots all muddy (metaphorically speaking, of course), so you can visit the main attractions and then soothe your tourist frazzled nerves by checking out an alternative spot nearby recommended by one of our locals!

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The best vegan desserts in London, New York and Rome

By Edited by Kathryn Foley

Winter is the perfect excuse to bundle up in an oversized jumper and start indulging in our favourite winter comfort desserts, sweet treats and festive goodies (mulled wine anyone?). But what are us vegans supposed to do?! So we’ve put together a guide to vegan New York, London and Rome so you can get your hands on the yummiest vegan cakes, track down a vegan bakery or two and not miss out in indulging in vegan desserts over the festive season. Whether you’re a vegan yourself or are just curious to see what all the fuss is about, if you’re lucky enough to be visiting New York, Rome or London soon, let us show you that being vegan doesn’t mean missing out on indulging your sweet tooth with our vegan guide for dessert fanatics!

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