A Guide To Rome’s Cheapest Restaurants

Piazza Navona, Rome, Italy

When in Rome… Do as the Romans do and eat at simple tavernas.  The first-century Roman gourmand Apicius may have been fond of camel heels and flamingo brains, but today’s Romans have simpler tastes.  They tend to avoid ostentation in favour of side-street hosterias and traditional trattorias serving cucina povera (“poor food”) based on rustic, offal-based dishes.  And, if you

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A weekend break in Italy

Pisa, Tuscany, Italy

There are so many beautiful places to visit in Italy that it’s just as well that a number of the value airlines now fly there. Wherever you feel like exploring in this beautiful European country you can find a cheap flight to get you there, making it a perfect destination for a long weekend or a longer holiday. For example,

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