Rome says NO to McDonald’s at Pantheon

American fast-food giant McDonald's has been refused 400-sqm outlet currently under construction near the Pantheon of Rome!

Antico Caffe Greco: The Oldest Coffee bar in Rome

Antico Caffe Greco, the historic bar on Via Dei Condotti near the Spanish Steps, first opened for business in 1760.

Pistachio Ricotta Cookies – recipe

Pistachio Ricotta Cookies... you can never eat enough of these!

Italian Christmas Cookies – recipe

These Italian Cookies are the perfect bites of sweetness and are the perfect choice for any cookie platter, holiday or otherwise!

This ‘Space Plane’ could Fly you from Europe to USA in Only 1 hour

The UK Space Agency announced its plans for a “space plane” capable of carrying passengers from New York to London in just one hour.

Oldest Barber in the World, Anthony Mancinelli (Italian), dies at 108 years Old 😢 RIP

Mancinelli was a gifted and extraordinary person, who touched thousands of lives over the last century!

Tourists charged €430 for Two (2) Plates of Spaghetti in Rome

Tourists were charged €349 for 2 plates of spaghetti al cartoccio di pesce, at the Antico Caffè di Marte on Via Banco di S. Spirito in the centre of Rome.


Torrone is a very simple nougat candy made from egg whites, honey, nuts (usually almonds) and – in some recipes – cane sugar.

Sweet & Scrumptious Sicilian Cannoli – recipe

Cannoli originated in the Palermo and Messina areas and were historically prepared as a treat during Carnevale. They're served year-round, across the world.

Thomas Cook collapses – 600.000 Holidaymakers stranded Abroad

Thomas Cook has ceased trading after talks failed to produce a funding lifeline for the ailing travel company, placing 22,000 jobs at risk.