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Jun 24, 2019

This week we discuss the new strict laws that have recently been signed into law by Rome’s mayor, Virginia Raggi. Feel like enjoying a gelato on the Spanish Steps à la Audrey Hepburn in Roman Holiday? Think twice! Want to climb on the back of one of the lion statues in Piazza del Popolo to snap that perfect...


Jun 20, 2019

On this week's Bittersweet Moment, we offer a peek behind the curtain as Katy's sister Sara—one of our most ardent fans—interviews Katy about everything that goes into the podcast that listeners don't see (or hear).

Learn how the name was chosen, how long it takes Katy to edit a single episode, the most challenging...


Jun 17, 2019

This week, we sit down with a BBC Europe producer Natalie Higgins to discuss the ins and outs of the journalist game, as well as her experiences living abroad in Rome over a decade ago, and her current expat experience in Belgium.

Natalie shares her story of starting out as a university student studying languages, how...


Jun 13, 2019

On this week’s Bittersweet Moment, Tiffany and Aurelio chat about their recent visit to one of Rome’s most secret and best-hidden gems: the Tempietto of Bramante.

Find out what makes this minuscule “temple” so utterly sublime, which ancient temple it was inspired by, and which domes around the world have been...


Jun 10, 2019

What are the instantly recognizable symbols that represent your city? And more importantly, what do you think of them?

We hash out the whys behind the icons that make our cities (or the cities we travel to) famous.

We also ask, do you travel to a city because of the icons there, or are they what make that place feel...