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10 of the Tiniest Towns in Italy (and what they ALL have in common)

Small Town Italy

When traveling to Italy, most visitors flock to major tourist destinations such as Rome, Venice, Florence, Tuscany and the Amalfi Coast – but when you’ve been around the peninsula and back again as many times as we have, sometimes it pays to change it up. We decided to round up some of the most hidden…

When In Rome Tours Survival Guide to Flying with Kids

Flying to Italy with kids

As an expat living in Italy for 20 years with four children and our immediate family spread out over three continents, I’ll humbly admit that i’ve earned my girl scout badge for flying with children. You see, the When in Rome offspring are what you might call “lively.” They don’t always listen, they fidget, shout,…

A Rome Tour Guide’s Perspective on the Pandemic: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly.

a woman sitting at a table eating food

A travel industry veteran and one of Rome’s top tour guides step out of lockdown v.2 hibernation to explore the state of affairs in Italy. I recently had the pleasure of catching up with native Roman, Art Historian and tour guide extraordinaire Chiara Antonelli for a “masks-off” chat (Zoom of course!). While working as a…