There are some benefits to the pervasiveness of Italian culture around the world. Most of us are familiar with food words like “ragu” and “spaghetti,” even if we’ve anglicized the pronunciation or usage.
As one of Italy's main coffee hubs, Florence has plenty to offer coffee snobs looking for their next caffeine fix. No matter what, it's easy to find a local cafe on the corner and easy to run in and grab a quick espresso when you're starting to feel lethargic.
Planning a trip to Rome can feel overwhelming, especially if it is your second trip having rushed the first. Too many things to see, too little time. If you’re trying to figure out which attractions not to miss out on, here’s some help.