Ciao Bella! These two little words have the power to make me smile, whenever, where ever.  And that's what Ciao Bella aims to do. . . . a little welcome and some tips from my insider's and outsider's eye on Rome.  From restaurant and hotel reviews to art exhibits and cultural experiences, I'm sharing my take on the Eternal City, anda little more.  

Looking for a hotel in Rome? Want to meet a truffle dog in Alba? Catch an art exhibition in Milan? Climb the Angkor temples? Eat your way around Singapore?   Over the past few years, I’ve had the pleasure of eating gastronomical delicaciesstaying in a clever places,  and learning new tricks. If there is something I should review,  please let me know about it.  Golden rule: I research and review in depth and I reserve the right to how and what I post.

Heading to Rome and want my advice on how to make the best of the Eternal City? Send me an email. . . xo Erica







Who, me?

Ciao Bella is Erica Firpo. The best mix of Italian and American. Plus a Journalist and Storyteller.