Rome, Italy
Veronica, 39
Event Planner & Life Lover
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What do you do and why do you do it?

I am an Event Executive. other ways to say it, Event planner, Event organizer, Event Manager. I do it because I am good at it and I do it since ever.

You’re broken hearted - what tracks does your heartbreak playlist consist of?

1. Te pienso sin querer - Franco De Vita; 2. Let her Go - Jasmine Thompson; 3. Clown - Emilie Sandé; 4. Bleeding Love - Leona Lewis; 5. Fix You - Cold Play; 6. Say Something - A Great Big World; 7. Jealous - Labirinth; 8. Ojalà - Silvio Rodriguez; 8. Non è detto - Laura Pausini; 9. Demons - Jasmine Thompson; 10. my Immortal - Evanesence;

What are the best TV shows of all time?

Scandal - Black List - Agents of Shield

Name some spots in Rome that are good for a Tinder date.

Sorry, I don't use or even know about Tinder, but for having a date I suggest Etablì.

Who’s your hero and where in Rome would you take them out for a serious hang?

My Best Friend A. at Morrison's Pub.

Where do you buy those fabulous clothes of yours?

Sorry I buy in Milan! :) But when in Rome I do shopping with my best friend we go to Claudie Pierlot.

What’s the area/ spot in town you’ll never be caught dead in?

Drinking in Prati. My comfort zone.

What’s the thing you LOVE to do in your city that you never get to do?

Go to museums. But walking around is the closest thing ever.

What’s the most decadent / extreme dish you ever ate in Rome and where did you get it?

Never happened. Home advantage.

Is there a hidden bar / hole in the wall in Rome that you particularly like?

Hotel Locarno. Wonderful dehors, amazing drinks, great background music.

What’s the most expensive restaurant / spa / hotel you’ve ever been to in Rome? How much did it cost and what did you get there?

Pierluigi. Is a fish Restaurant, but I always have been a guest.

What restaurant in Rome looks crap, but the food’s amazing?

Teo, in Trastevere.

Where can you get the best cocktail in Rome? Which one do you like?

Hotel Locarno. Moscow Mule

Where would you take your partner in Rome if you wanted to really pamper them?

My best friend Restaurant. But now is closed, he is moving and changing name. So stay tuned.

Which snacks can you only get in your country, and which ones do you recommend?

Taralli. Cracker similar.

What’s the one place you think is overrated in Rome?

Salotto 42.

What’s the one place you think is underrated in Rome?


What are the Rome spots a first-time visitor can’t miss?

Vatican, Trevi Fountain and Spanish Step. And a plate of Cacio e pepe da Teo a Trastevere.

Tomorrow’s your last day in Rome. How do you spend it?

Walking around. Having a slice of pizza a Campo de' Fiori.

What’s your favorite vacation city in the world and why?

Chicago. The good compromise between USA and Europe. Good music, food and friendly people.

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