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A local’s guide to the best street food in Rome for budget travelers (and where to eat it)
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A local’s guide to the best street food in Rome for budget travelers (and where to eat it)

If you’re visiting Rome on a budget and are worried about being able to eat well, fear not. The Eternal City is packed with excellent street food to keep you fueled as you stroll from monument to museum, and it won’t put too big a dent in your budget. With Rome being Rome (i.e. one…

What to eat in Rome
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What to eat in Rome

Now that I’m living in the Eternal City again, I decided to compile a list of what to eat in Rome for those of you who want to eat authentic, local dishes during your visit. Keep in mind that seasonality is very important in Italy. Recommendations on what to eat in Rome (and elsewhere) might…

Talking Travel: An interview with Nomadic Matt
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Talking Travel: An interview with Nomadic Matt

Happy Friday, Luggage and Lifers! Have I got a post for you today! I’m super excited to share my first ever interview with you, with none other than the budget travel expert and travel blogger extraordinaire himself, Nomadic Matt! If you’ve ever Googled budget travel tips or long-term budget travel, odds are, Nomadic Matt was…

Where to eat in Rome – a local’s guide (updated constantly!)
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Where to eat in Rome – a local’s guide (updated constantly!)

Now that I’m living in the Eternal City again, I’ve decided to keep this post on where to eat in Rome as a living document. I’ll update it whenever I have a good meal (which happens constantly). Contrary to popular belief, it is possible to eat badly here, owing to the abundance of tourist traps…

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Welcome to Luggage and Life. I’m Molly, an American based in Rome. My mission for this blog is to help people travel and eat well and Italy and beyond. I also write about moving overseas and life abroad. Thanks so much for reading! I’ve never traveled for an extended period of time, but rather, I’ve…

Pad Thai Kung in Rome
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Pad Thai Kung in Rome

Hello! I’m back, with a love letter to yet another restaurant in the Mercato Irnerio. This time, I’m talking about Pad Thai Kung, which I think may just be Rome’s best Thai restaurant. Read on for all the details! Pad Thai Kung – Thai Street Food in Rome As you may know, I’m always on…