Best Rome Blogs 2021 – Selected by Locals!

We asked our own Rome bloggers about their favorite independent Rome blogs & websites. Here’s a list of their tips in alphabetical order!

An American in Rome

An American in Rome is one of our favorite blogs about this city due to its versatility and upbeat tone of writing. The blog was started by Natalie, who moved to Rome from California back in 2010 and has fallen so madly in love with the city she decided to stay. You can find great spots to have some food, but also other more unexpected fun spots! She also has some tips for when you’re considering moving to this lovely city, just like she did!

Elizabeth Minchilli

If you’re searching the internet looking for blogs that ‘write about the good stuff in Rome’, then Elizabeth Minchilli is an excellent choice. This blog is run by locals Elizabeth and Sophie, who writes about food and food culture in Rome and other places in Italy. The blog provides fun articles on local restaurants, bars, and markets to visit while visiting this amazing city, and provides an insider’s perspective into the culture that surrounds the local dishes.

Heart Rome

Are you looking for a blog the provides interesting articles, tips for the best foodie restaurants in Rome, posts about fun events in the city, or just about the heart and culture? Then Heart Rome is a blog we highly suggest you take a peek at! This blog is written by locals who write about what they love about their city, interesting places to go to, fun events to take part in, and where the best places to eat and drink are at for the best experience of the city during your stay!

Katie Parla

Katie Parla is a food and wine blog that gives a deeper insight into the food and wine culture in Rome. The blog is run by a food and beverage educator and journalist, Katie, whose mission is to highlight the best restaurants, bars, and cafes in Rome, with a particular focus on the people who provide said food and drink, while also providing extensive and informative reviews on local restaurants and cuisine!

Revealed Rome

“Tips, Tricks and things not to miss” – this is the message that Revealed Rome portrays to its readers, and with the content to back it up, this blog has made it into our top favorites! This blog is run by a local who provides interesting articles and reviews about places in Rome, both ‘secret’ and well known. It focuses on the cultural and historical aspects of the city while providing readers with excellent tips about what to see and where to go!


Romeing is the insider guide on how to live like a local in Rome. It’s an event and lifestyle magazine devoted to Rome and written entirely in English. They have guides to the best locations, restaurants, and nightlife in the city.  They update the site daily with the latest and most diverse cultural and lifestyle events in and around Rome!


Testacinna is a blog run by Isobel Lee. She has lived in Rome for over 15 years. She writes about food, escapes into nature, bars, and hotels, and local stories. Her content is varied so there is something for everyone! She also shares her story about moving abroad and tips on how you can do it too.

Which Way to Rome

We love blogs that take you traveling from behind your laptop just because the visuals are so amazing, Which Way to Rome (before: Young in Rome) is one of those blogs that is just so beautiful you can easily spend 3 hours just clicking about. But besides great visuals, the blog also offers good tips for food, hidden spots, and events offered by a local. Anything from food, art, and fashion can be found on the blog in between the great pictures.

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