Italian job: A fall in Rome!

Thinking about visiting Italy? That’s always a good idea – the country is warm even during winter (it was 26C when my husband and myself traveled to Rome in November) and offers so much opportunities. You can find a perfect travel mate who’ll show you the sights at YEC.com! But Italy offers so much that you might get confused once you get to Rome – but here’re a few helpful advice!

Pizza Bianca VS Pizza Rosa

Don’t be surprised by the apparent lack of pizzas – in Rome, you have pizza Bianca and pizza Rosa. Of course, you’ll find a few hundred varieties, but those are the two basic: Bianca (white) is with olive oil, rosemary and garlic, while Rosa is with tomato sauce. Be careful what you order – you’ll get exactly what you asked for!

Pizza Rosa

Pizza Rosa

Pizza Bianca

Pizza Bianca

Vino de la Casa

If you’re not a connoisseur like my husband, it’s best to order VINO DE LA CASA. That means house wine and it’s always something affordable but very tasty – and everyone around you are probably drinking just that.

House wine – always good!

House wine – always good!

Chicken leg + chicken wing

When you order a chicken leg, it is served together with chicken wing – at first I was baffled because I wanted a light meal, not a mountain of poultry on my plate. But hey, Italians roll that way.

Big, bigger, biggest!

Big, bigger, biggest!

Italian siesta – riposo

Italians love to take a break after lunch – they love it so much that you’ll see shops and cafés closing down for an afternoon break. Don’t be alarmed, it’s just riposo – Italian version of siesta!

Find a hot hunk for riposo!

Find a hot hunk for riposo!

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