Taking a Microadventure into the Eternal City of Rome

Often referred to as the Eternal City, Rome draws people in and captivates the imagination of visitors with a truly rich cultural and historical heritage. With this in mind, it is easy to see why more than 4 million visitors choose the capital of Italy as their travel destination every year. Indeed, Rome has something for everyone and whether you yearn for a romantic break, a new culinary experience or a cultural and historical adventure, this energetic city offers exciting opportunities at every turn.. Furthermore, with Alitalia now flying direct from Johannesburg to Rome, a short break to the Eternal City is within easy reach. Read on to discover what wonders you can experience in just a few days in beautiful Rome.

Five Reasons to Explore Further in Italy – Campania

It’s no secret that Italy offers something special when it comes to holidays in Europe. From the magical experience of a gondola ride through Venetian canals, to the vibrant streets and inspiring art of Rome, Italy has something for everyone. In fact, for many South African travelers, Venice, Rome and Tuscany are often the only three destinations on their bucket list. At the same time, while these areas have a wealth of culture and intrigue, Italy has far more to offer. With Alitalia now offering direct flights from Johannesburg to Rome four times a week, Italy has never been more accessible. 

Why Italy is even more impressive during the low season

Affordable, quiet, relaxing and pleasantly cool, Italy may not be as popular in the low season, but you should find more than enough reasons and then first experiences to warrant what will be the best decision you ever make. 

A stomach’s guide to your Italian Holiday!

Italy is incredible. The history, the culture, the scenery and of course, the food all combine to make this country one of the world’s favourite vacation destinations. Having travelled often to Italy and covered a good part of the country, I have seen the daily markets (never bought anything though as cooking in your hotel […]