Italian Lifestyle

Said Chocolate shop in San Lorenzo, Rome

The chocolate shop Said at San Lorenzo, in the heart of Rome’s centre, is a real laboratory of handmade chocolate opened from the 20s: chocolate cakes, creams to spread, chocolate bars and petit fours that you can take away or comfortably taste at the shop’s small tables, looking through the glass window at the pastry chefs making sweets. 

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Flying in the sky: zip-line in Rocca Massima - Rome

If you’re in Rome and you’re looking for a brief out-of-town excursion, you can’t miss the chance to experience Flying the Sky, in Rocca Massima. Here, at 700 meters, you can find the world longest and the fastest zip-line, a 2.250 meters long steel cable connecting the two sides of Rocca Massima’s Valley, where you can enjoy the stunning landscape of Lazio’s hills at a 150 km/h speed! Are you ready to fly? 

Flying in the sky
Via del Carmine, 04010, Rocca Massima – Fuori Porta
10:00 – 20:00 (Closed on Monday) 

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Food Truck Fest in Rome

This month Trastevere is going to host the best Italian Food Trucks! Indulge in the tasting of typical Italian dishes such as meatballs, pulled pork, pork belly, chicken legs, pork ribs and much more, together with craft beer, wine and good music. Three days to enjoy Rome from a different point of view, discovering the best dishes of the Italian cuisine. 

When: 18 - 19 - 20 March
Where: Piazza Mastai, Trastevere neighborhood in Rome 

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Women's Day: special opening of 8 Museums in Venice!

Happy Women’s Day from Purple Home Italy! 

On this special day 8 museums of Venice will extend the opening hours until 19.00! Here's the list of the museums participating in the event: 

  • Museo di Palazzo Mocenigo - Centro Studi di Storia del Tessuto e del Costume
  • Ca’ Pesaro - Galleria Internazionale d’Arte Moderna
  • Museo Correr
  • Casa di Carlo Goldoni
  • Museo di Storia Naturale
  • Museo del Vetro
  • Museo del Merletto
  • Museo Fortuny 


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