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The Beaches Near Rome

Rome can get extremely hot and humid in the summertime. Most Romans have houses at the seaside that they escape to and if you have time, you should definitely visit a beach or two near Rome. Here are a few beaches that we recommend visiting: Santa Marinella Santa Marinella and Santa Severa are one stop […]

Meet Our Owners: Tiffany Sica (How She Found Her Italian Family)

As far back as I can remember, my dad always used to say that once he retired, he was going to leave New York and just take off for Italy to go indulge in la dolce vita and find all of our Sica relatives. Throughout the years he would tell me the little bits he […]

Discover Rome’s Hidden Gems: Secret Spots Part 1

Rome, the Eternal City, needs no introduction. It is home to world-famous landmarks like the Colosseum, the Vatican, and the Pantheon. So it’s easy to see why millions of travelers flock to this enchanting destination every year. Yet, amidst the well-trodden paths and popular tourist spots, Rome holds a treasure trove of hidden gems and […]

Meet Our Owners: Mark Murphy

Mark Murphy

Hi everyone! First off, I would like to thank you all for reading this and allowing me to share my story with you. I have such a passion for travel and that is why we decided to create Immersive Italy, so we can help you explore the country like we have. I had always dreamed […]


Not as much of a secret as they were in the days of Prohibition, the Eternal City is home not only to some of the finest sites and dining in the world, but also a tantalizing array of “naughty but oh, so nice”, hidden speakeasy cocktail dens. Part of their appeal is that they are […]

The 4 “Classic” Pasta Dishes of Rome

If you haven’t eaten pasta in Italy, you’ll notice that the portions of the pasta dishes are smaller than what we eat in the US or UK. They give you enough not to get extremely full in order to eat a secondo (second course). As foodies, we wanted to wrote a post about the four […]