Rome is so much more than The Coliseum, Trevi Fountain and Vatican. It's a city of layers; in order to experience the authentic side of Rome, you'll want the inside scoop from a local. The HUNT team has donned their curatorial colored glasses and carefully selected around 100 unique local businesses that range from brand spankin new to deeply patinated and way off the beaten track, funky and unexpected to chic and shiny. We'll help you negotiate The Eternal City and unearth it's hidden gems and local favorites. Over the last decade, our guides have become the go-to source for a worldwide community of locals and travelers who seek out genuine, intriguing independent businesses."
Livia Hengel is an Italian-American travel writer and photographer with a penchant for la dolce vita and a severe case of wanderlust. Originally born in Rome, she grew up moving around the globe and lived in the US, Peru, the Czech Republic, Slovakia and Turkey before returning to Italy and ceding to a life filled with art, beauty and plenty of carbohydrates. When she's not traveling or keeping up with Instagram, you can find Livia scoping out eateries in the city and extolling the virtues of cacio e pepe, her favorite Roman dish.