One way to get to know Rome better is to read some of the many blogs full of posts all about it every day.
One way to get to know Rome better is to read some of the many blogs full of posts all about it every day. There are both foreign bloggers who left their native countries to live in Italy — short- or long-term — and local bloggers who want to share their beloved hometown with the world.
Just for you, here's list of the most interesting blogs all about Rome!
A Day in Rome
Chiara writes about secret tours, local restaurants, and events in Rome, including a few excursions outside of Lazio (Rome's region). Her Facebook page has almost 16,000 fans!
Credits foto: A day in Rome
Cosa fare a Roma
Giorgio tells us about Rome through Roman eyes: what to do here if you don't have money, where to have fun, night and day, swimming pools, happy hours, things to do with kids, shopping, and outdoor markets.
Roma Street Photography
A blog by 6 photographers who want to show the Rome of yore, from the Baroque era to the Dolce Vita, as well as present-day Rome, making use of street photography style. This is how they "tell about the life on the streets and our everyday lives."
Credits foto: Mauro Carfagna - Roma Street Photography
On her blog, Elyssa answers the many questions tourists have who come to Rome. Is it a safe city? Do they accept credit cards? Do you need to leave tips in the shop? Is it OK to drink a cappuccino at the end of the meal?
Maria is of Italian origin but grew up in Australia. A few years ago she came to live in Italy where she worked in the food tour business. Now she works with major newspapers and culinary guidebooks. She wrote a book in which she writes about Rome and more with great love. If you want to know the highest rated gourmet restaurants, check out her blog!
Credits foto: Heart Rome
Agnes came to Rome from London in 2000, married a Roman man and stayed. She's studied art and architecture and is also a guide, so you'll find excellent posts on her blog about monuments, historic cemeteries, buildings, and museums.
Credits foto: Understanding Rome
An American in Rome
As the name suggests, Natalie is an American woman who moved to Rome in 2010 and has lived and worked in the Eternal City ever since. Her blog includes useful tips for those who want to visit Rome in 24 or 48 hours, as well as reviews of restaurants, things to do, and shopping.
Gillian lives in Rome and has been blogging since 2008. By finding just the right images, she shows us the beauty of Rome, Capri, the Amalfi Coast, and other beautiful Italian cities. So you'll always know where to eat the best pizza, drink good coffee, or enjoy an excellent gelato.
Credits foto: Gillian's lists
Katie has written over 20 books about food and drink, and her blog, too, is full of suggestions for restaurants in Rome, plus recipes, wine tastings, and ideas for discovering Roman cuisine in its many neighborhoods.
Credits foto: Katie Parla
Amanda is a freelance journalist with BBC among her clients. She lived in Rome for 4 years and comes back often. Her blog, as well as her book, will give you useful tips on avoiding tourist traps, how to skip the line in museums, take the cheapest taxis, and find public bathrooms.
Credits foto: Revealed Rome