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Fast Food in Italy

Just kidding. There is nothing fast about the way of life here in Italy. For some people this can be frustrating, but for me – this is exactly why I fell in love. Being a Brooklyn native (before it was cool to live there) and living/working in the ad world in NYC for nearly a decade, I gladly welcomed this change. I already lived that fast-paced life,...

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5 Ways to Beat the Summer Heat in The Eternal City

Rome is a city full of amazing things to discover. It is also a city that you will soon discover as the summer months are approaching, that gets uncomfortably hot. In recent years, more and more establishments have turned themselves on to air conditioning (literally) but once you step outside and back out into the sun, you will most likely break into a swea...

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Rome at Sunset

Two weeks ago, a dear friend of mine and her friend were coming to visit me in Rome. I excitedly offered my services to them as host – not anticipating them wanting to go on any tours. I had thought I would just show them around the local food and drink spots of my favorite city. But my friend’s friend had never been to Rome before and desperate...

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Early Morning Vatican Private Tour

Early Morning Vatican Private Tour with Eden Walks I just got back from a great impromptu trip to Rome last week and had to write about it. My friend was traveling there for work and I had been itching to take a “quick” trip to Europe (as in less than my usual 10-day trips). My friend warned me that they’d be busy mostly every day with wor...

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SECRET ESCAPE FROM ROME

My friends were in town for a visit and I had only two and a half days to show them around the city I was now a resident of. I was leaving for my own vacation to Spain just 3 days after their arrival so not the best timing on their part, but I welcomed the challenge. That week also marked the beginning of Rome’s dreaded summer temperatures, which had ...

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Trastevere @ Sunset

How Eden Walk’s Trastevere Food Tour at Sunset was born… It started as a simple craving for authentic Roman street food. But after some brief research and a few hours of walking, I soon found myself creating a food tour around one of my favorite areas in Rome - Trastevere. Beloved by locals, Trastevere is a neighborhood renown both for its char...

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Vip gallery

VIP night tours with Eden Walks Come and join us on one of our exclusive night tours and experience Rome like a celebrity. You will have the opportunity to visit some of the most breathtaking sites in Rome such as the Colosseum and the Vatican City. What makes these tours so special however, is that you will be exploring these ancient sites at night. Our to...

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10 Things know about Venice

Losing yourself in Venice is all part of it's charm, but there are some must-see landmarks Which you simply can not miss, such as Saint Mark's Basilica and the magnificent square in cui it is situated. If you are visiting for longer than a day, you could Also take a ferry (boat) and explore the smaller islands of Lido, Murano or Burano. You Should A...

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Weekend in Rome

Coming to Rome for a weekend and unsure how to spend your valuable time in the Ancient city? This quick guide will tell you all the must-see historical sites, places to eat and authentic neighborhoods in Rome. The iconic Spanish Steps, designed by the great Francesco de Santis were brought to life in the famous 1953 film ‘Roman Holiday’ and prov...

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Things to know about Italy

Dante claimed in his work X that there were over 2000 different Italian dialects, many of which were indistinguishable or even unrelated to one another. Dante managed to bring together all of these different dialects and unify them to create what is known as the standard Italian language. His works such as The Divine Popular reached overwhelming popularity ...

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What to do in Rome

Rome is the city full of endless possibilities. Each street corner lures you into another decade of history and culture combined with an array of cafés, restaurants and at times antique churches. It encapsulates the essence of being human especially as this city is globally recognized as the foundation of civilization. Not only do the breathtaking bu...

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Rome night life

If you want to party with the Italians let me tell you the best and must visit clubs and bars where the locals Regularly visit. One of the greatest bars is located right next to the Pantheon known as Living Forty Two. It's highly fashionable and cool and you may Regularly find an A list celebrity popping by to enjoy a few drinks. The most popular drinks...

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Flea Markets in Rome

If you want to experience three of Rome's most famous and interesting flee-markets then listen up: 1. The Urban Market Monte - This market is well known for its hipster and vintage vibe. Whilst the DJ plays a selection of tunes in the backdrop, you can be searching for jewelry, handbags, clothing or books.You can find absolutely everything here from Ita...

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What to do in Florence

If you're traveling to Florence for the first time, here is my personal list of must see places: Firstly unforgettable and unmissable is the striking Duomo of Santa Maria del Fiore. It empowers the whole city with its history dating back to the 7th ad century but it was redesigned in the 15th century by architect Filippo Brunelleschi. It is the 4th larg...

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