Luxury Travel Guide: Dolce Vita in ROME


Every place in the world has its own personal charm. Some places are meant to be enjoyed with a backpack on your shoulder, some with a swim suit on the beach, some with a bit of spirituality in your soul, and then there are some places which are all about ‘luxury’. One such place that shouts extravagance in all its aura, is Rome

With the perfect itinerary, anyone who vacations in Rome can have the most memorable experience of their life in the Italian capital. This eternal city is more than just visiting historical sites and great art; it provides a heady mix of timelessness that reverberates in the Mediterranean rhythms of daily lifestyle, which can be found within and around it…

Rent a stylish and elegant Ferrari car

Photograph by Simone Lye of The Aussie Flashpacker

If you want to live a luxurious time in the City, you could rent a Ferrari in Rome, by checking online as a start, and drive your way to experience la dolce vita. It is a perfect way to delve into the authentic Italian lifestyle , experiencing what it feels like to drive an Italian super car while visiting the magnificent city of Rome.

Stay in a Hotel with the Perfect View

The city is packed with luxurious hotels that provide the most comfortable and stylish accommodations. Choose a hotel that allows you to enjoy a sublime view of the city or of the historical sites. Boutique hotels can be found near the Colosseum such as the Hotel Palazzo Manfredi. Hotel Raphael provides an exceptional view of the city which includes St. Peter’s Basilica and the Pantheon. For an expansive view of the city, you can also book at Rome Cavalieri for a taste of sophisticated luxury on top of the city’s highest hilltop.

Attend the Roman Nights at the Theatre of Marcellus

Photograph by Claudia Tavani of My Adventures Across the World

Each year, during the roman summer, a series of classical concerts are held at the Teatro Marcello. From June 4 to early October, a rich classical program is shown every evening which includes chamber orchestras and top soloists from around the world. If you are a great fan of classical composers, you will have a grand time while enjoying the unique ambience in one of Rome’s most beautiful and ancient attractions. Tickets include entry to the historical site.

Explore the Squares of Rome

You can join the tour that will take you to discover the magnificent and most important piazzas of the city to see the authentic dolce vita. This includes the Trevi Fountain, Piazza del Popolo, Piazza di Spagna, and the Piazza di Navona. You will learn about the history of these unique landmarks which are considered to be some of the most fascinating in the world.

Photograph by Aleah Taboclaon of Solitary Wanderer

Eat Like the Romans do

Photograph by Simone Lye of The Aussie Flashpacker

Dining out is one of the things that Romans enjoy doing. So ready your appetite and sense of adventure when visiting the city. If you want to taste True Roman or Italian cuisine, go to places where tourists don’t know. Dignified Romans go to Via Arno, 80, for special occasions. Capo Boi has a glamorous, high­end ambience that is reminiscent of the 1920s. It is a Sardinian ­kitchen restaurant that that serves exquisite seafood dishes.

If you crave for pizza, Farinè is the place. This husband and wife­run locale is exceptional given their training at the National School of Pizza. The menu consists of different options with dough that is divine! It is located at Via degli Aurunci, 6/8.

Photographs by: Aleah Taboclaon of, Simone Lye of, Claudia Tavani of, and Paula McInerney of

About the Author: Based in Paris, Mary Johnson, mainly writes on  travel, fashion, beauty, parenting and weddings. She is a second year journalism student at the University of La Sorbonne, and wishes to work for an online magazine as an editorial manager, in the future.