Rome in 4 days – Day 4: The famous landmarks + Shopping in Via del Corso

Trevi Fountain

On my last day in Rome, I checked off the historical landmarks and Rome’s most popular highlights in the old city center; Pigna and Colonna. I’m talking about the places we all know from articles and stories that need no introduction; the Spanish Steps, The Pantheon, and the Trevi Fountain.  At night, I returned to […]

Rome in 4 days – Day 3: Trastevere, Campo dei Fiori, Parione and Ghetto

Besides the charming and hip quarter Monti that I wrote about last week, there are four more quarters that will satisfy your inner foodie and spark your interest in shopping and sightseeing.  Trastevere, Campo de Fiori, Parione and Ghetto are all four boasting with restaurants and small boutiques, yet also different and distinctive with their […]

Eataly Rome; the place to taste and shop Italian food

When visiting Rome you have no other choice than to curb your diet. Rome is packed with restaurants, ‘osterias’, ‘tratorrias’, coffee shops and wine bars. And in between breakfast, lunch and dinner you will stumble upon chocolate shops, ice cream parlours or pastry shops every few meters. The city is a culinary capital where all […]

Rome in 4 days – Day 2: The Vatican and Castel Sant’Angelo

swiss guard at Vatican

Visiting the world’s smallest independent state is reason enough for millions of people to flock to Rome. It is fair to say that you just can’t leave Rome if you haven’t seen the Vatican. But how can you get the most out of your visit? How much time do you need and what is the […]

Rome in 4 days – Day 1: Monti and the Ancient sites

Plaza Venezia Rome

Rome in 4 days might sound do-able, but it is actually ambitious and unattainable. The city is like an open air museum and it will take you weeks to cover all. Nonetheless you can get a good bite out of the Roman culture in 4 days and check off the must-see landmarks and ancient sites. […]

Hotel to Heart: The Corner Townhouse in Rome

Spring and autumn are in my opinion the best seasons to visit Rome. When I was there in spring I managed to find a perfectly located design hotel. The Corner Townhouse is a small, intimate boutique hotel that is only steps away from the Colloseum. It is, as the name already suggests, located on a corner […]

Jet off to big cities with Miss Lou Lou

I love travelling, and what better way to show that than including references in your interior? Match that with my interest in beautiful illustrations and art, and fashion and you’ve got a winner. I’m a huge fan of Megan Hess and her fashionable illustrations (check out her new book) so when I saw the throw […]