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Episode #101: Tales from the Pantheon, Rome

  Join us as we pay a visit to the incomparable Pantheon in the heart of Rome. Nearly 2,000 years old, but incredibly well preserved – it is fascinating for both its architecture and history and there’s always something new and interesting to learn every time you visit. Show notes In this episode, we talk to […]

Episode #100: In Search of Authentic Italy

  Pop the prosecco! We’re celebrating 100 episodes of the Untold Italy podcast with our views on authentic travel and some very special announcements about our upcoming tours (oh my!) and a way our podcast fans can access an exclusive extra podcast episode each month and input into the show content. Show notes I’ve been […]

Aleph Rome Hotel Review: 5 Star Luxury Near the Spanish Steps

Exterior of Aleph Rome Hotel, Curio Collection by Hilton

What to expect at the Aleph Rome hotel A boutique modern property with just over 80 rooms, the Aleph Rome is part of Hilton’s Curio Collection of hotels with independent flair.  Located in a historic former bank, the hotel fuses traditional features (think marble details and even the bank vault) with modern local artwork. Guests […]

Episode #099: Magnificent Milan – Favorite Places and Coffee Bars

du coffee milan

  Let’s take a trip to Italy’s second biggest city Milan – a thriving hub of design, fashion and also coffee! In Milan, you’ll find an interesting mix of old and new – from the incredible Duomo and Galleria Emanuele II to modern architecture and also historic and new wave coffee bars. You’ll find a […]

Episode #098: Vatican Museums: Tips and Highlights for Your Visit

  In this episode, join us as we take a virtual walk through one of the most important and most visited attractions in Rome – the Vatican Museums. This huge complex holds a wealth of art and history and in pre-pandemic times would see over 20,000 visitors a day. Each one walking through the corridors, […]

Episode #096: A Wander Through Trastevere

  This week we head to Rome’s charming district of Trastevere. Just over the river Tiber from the Centro Storico, you can wander cobbled streets draped in vines and eat at trattorie that have been around for decades. It’s a neighborhood whose character endures despite definitely being a place where tourists like to visit. Show […]