If you are anything like me, visiting a town before Christmas is something you truly love. There are hot mulled wine, market stalls and a festive atmosphere I just can’t resist: so if you are wondering where to go to get plenty of Christmas cheer, here are 5 awesome cities for Christmas shopping in Europe. Tallinn: gourmet Christmas shopping in Estonia The minute I set foot in Tallinn, I instantly knew I was in love. The…

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Day 2 If you are looking for day 1 of the “Rome in 2 days” itinerary, please click here. Colosseum Start your second day bright and early by heading to the most ancient part of Rome, called Roma Antica, home to the city’s most famous landmark: the Colosseum. If you want to visit it, do so, although I find it more interesting and impressive from the outside! The Colosseum is more than 2000 years old…

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Rome is huge and beautiful, filled with art and history, and planning a trip there can be quite overwhelming, especially if you don’t have a lot of time to spend there. Ideally, you would need at least a week to see all the city has to offer (and then again, a week might not be enough), but we can’t always pick how many vacation days we get – so why not make the best out…

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Confused about where to eat in Rome? Just like every other Italian town, Rome has a wonderful regional cuisine to offer with traditional dishes that dreams are made of: just think about delectable pastas such as amatriciana, carbonara, cacio e pepe and gricia, then continue with meat specialties such as braised oxtail or abbacchio, and finish with ricotta-based desserts… I mean, what’s not to love? Of course, as it often happens with large cities, finding…

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I’m the sort of person who shouldn’t believe in first impressions. When I met my best friend Francesca right before the beginning of our sophomore year in high school, I immediately disliked her for no reason whatsoever. Two years later Carolina, who also became my best friend, moved to our school at the end of our junior year and, sure enough, I didn’t like her at first. When I met Marco, who has recently become…

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