Going on vacation isn't always about spending your days at the museums and monuments. Part of the fun of touring a new city is also checking out the interesting shops and boutiques that a foreign country has to offer. When it comes to shopping, there's no better city to do a little retail therapy than Rome. During the Dolce Vita days, icons like Audrey Hepburn, Ava Gardner and other VIPS have often enjoyed pampering themselves by browsing the boutiques of the Eternal City. Whether you're looking for a specialty shop that sells fine wines like Enoteca Costantini or coffee like Castroni, Mamma Roma has exactly what you're looking for? Want to show everyone back home that you can wear upscale high fashion clothes? Don't forget to check out Davide Cenci or Borsalino for an elegant and sophisticated fedora like the divas used to and still wear. For the best places to shop during your holiday, make sure to check out 10Best's shopping guide.
A 1999 trip to the Bel Paese and a kiss from an Italian boy made Nicole fall in love with Rome. Not being able to stop thinking about cappuccinos and her Italian amore, Nicole Arriaga packed her bags and left sunny Miami to make Rome her permanent home. Before moving to the Città Eterna in 2003, Nicole did stints in TV news and worked as a producer/writer... Read more »