5 must-go places in Sicily

During my Erasmus in Rome, I had the opportunity to spend four amazing days in Sicily. As my parents are planning to go soon, I’ve done a small recap for them that I’m sharing with you today! Their plan is to drive down from Belgium to Genova to take a ferry to Palermo. After exploring the island, they will travel back along the West Italian coast. (I’m quite jealous!) … Continue reading 5 must-go places in Sicily

Road trip in Northern Sardinia

Sardinia is a true hidden gem of Europe.  It’s much more than just another succession of picturesque Italian villages. Turquoise water and beautiful sandy but also stone beaches … Jump in for an astonishing road trip in Northern Sardinia! We arrived in Olbia by ferry from Civitavecchia (and first by train from Rome). The best option is to look for the cheapest ferries for Sardinia … Continue reading Road trip in Northern Sardinia

Study Abroad – interview

The Australian blogger Kachina from Kachinasnomaddiction started a series of articles on Studying abroad after moving to the States to go to college. My experience in Rome studying Sociology for 5 months was so incredible that I jumped on the opportunity to collaborate with her. Check out: http://kachinasnomaddiction.wordpress.com/2016/03/04/emilie-universita-degli-studi-di-roma Continue reading Study Abroad – interview

Spritz by the pool

Eating & drinking in Cisternino

My dear friend Stephanie comes from the lovely town of Cisternino in the Southern Italian region of Apulia. Last July, I spent a great week in her trullo (also for rent here) eating delicious local food and drinking spritz by the pool. I asked her to provide you with her best tips to eat and drink in Cisternino. Emilie: What would you advise people visiting … Continue reading Eating & drinking in Cisternino

One night in Rome

Cheap and spectacular: my favourite sightseeing & eating night walk in Rome. It will take you in the charming narrow streets of Trastevere and through the historical centre of the Italian capital. A. Trastevere To reach the area of Trastevere (literally on the other side of the Tiber), you will need to take the bus H (from Termini, Via Nazionale or Piazza Venezia) and get … Continue reading One night in Rome