8 Best Restaurants in Rome, Italy

Writer and travel guide Sophie Minchilli — author of Eating Rome and nine more Italian-focused, food-centric books — knows a thing or two about authentic Italian cuisine. She’s been leading food tours across Italy for eight years now, working alongside her mom (in the classic Italian tradition). Together, the duo ferry groups of food lovers … Read more

E-scooters were supposed to fix travel in Rome. Then they became a major problem

Rome (CNN) — Rome, the eternal city, has been invaded, conquered and pillaged countless times since its founding nearly 2,800 years ago. Each attack has left scars throughout the city, from the ruins of the Roman Forum to the cavern of the Circus Maximus where chariots once raced. Modern degradation has also left citizens angry, … Read more

E-scooters were supposed to fix travel in Rome. Then they became ‘death traps’.

Rome (CNN) — Rome, the eternal city, has been invaded, conquered and pillaged countless times since its founding nearly 2,800 years ago. Each attack has left scars throughout the city, from the ruins of the Roman Forum to the cavern of the Circus Maximus where chariots once raced. Modern degradation has also left citizens angry, … Read more

With European Tourism Down, Now Is The Best Time For A Roman Holiday

Tourists in front of the Trevi Fountain. Tourism accounts for approximately 13% of Italy’s national … [+] GDP. (Photo by Simona Granati – Corbis/Getty Images) Corbis via Getty Images While European travelers must wait until November to finally be able to visit the US, Americans have had the good fortune to be able to visit … Read more

Everything to Know Before Visiting Vatican City

Every day, 25,000 people flock inside the walls of Vatican City, the smallest country in the world stuck directly in the middle of Rome. Whether you’re a history enthusiast, art lover, going on a pilgrimage, or just want to check it off your travel bucket list, the Vatican is a must-see. It is home to … Read more

How I got the shot: Francesco Lastrucci on capturing serenity in Rome

The global spread of the coronavirus is disrupting travel. Stay up to date on the science behind the outbreak>> While international travel was paused, the photographer was able to recapture the stillness of hazy summer months in the Eternal City. We ask him about his favorite moments during the assignment. Published 20 Apr 2022, 06:09 … Read more

How American-style cheesecake was born in ancient Rome

Editor’s Note — Sign up to CNN Travel’s Unlocking Italy newsletter for insider intel on Italy’s best loved destinations and lesser-known regions to plan your ultimate trip. Plus, we’ll get you in the mood before you go with movie suggestions, reading lists and recipes from Stanley Tucci. Rome (CNN) — It was nutritious, easy to … Read more

Italian DJ Trio Meduza Shares A Travel Guide To Milan, Italy

When I think of Milan, Italy, thoughts of luxury couture and beautiful neoclassical architecture come to mind first. In addition to the city’s booming fashion industry (Fashion Week is traditionally held here twice a year), Milan is also home to a thriving music scene. In fact, this bustling metropolis is where Grammy-nominated electronic music act, … Read more