GIANMARCO DE FILIPPIS IS AN AVID TRAVELLER./ WHEN WE CAUGHT UP WITH HIM, HE HAD JUST RETURNED FROM AN EPIC TRIP TO SOUTH AMERICA, FROM THE RAINBOW-HUED HILLS OF VINICUNCA + THE MAJESTY OF MACHU PICCHU IN PERU, TO THE SALT PLAINS OF BOLIVIA./ HIS STUNNING PHOTOGRAPHS OF SUCH PLACES HAVE EARNED HIM A LARGE (+ EVER-GROWING) FOLLOWING ON INSTAGRAM./
GIANMARCO HAILS FROM THE ETERNAL CITY: ROME./ AS A FIERCELY PROUD ROMAN, WE HAD A FEELING HE'D KNOW SOME OF THE BEST PLACES THE CITY HAS TO OFFER./
F1FTY ASKED GIANMARCO TO SHARE SOME OF THE PLACES THAT WILL GIVE YOU A TASTE OF THIS FASCINATING CITY.
"The Trastevere district is the place in Rome where the Roman people were born + developed. This neighbourhood will take you back in time + make your heart jump. - Ancient streets, steeped in history, full of characteristic + typical places of ancient Rome, where you can lose yourself in memories, wonders, typical cuisine, shops, + wonderful churches..."
"A suggestive + psychedelic restaurant with an out of the ordinary decor, where you can enjoy an excellent cocktail, a wide selection of whiskeys + Japanese rarities."
"The symbol of the city - one of the seven wonders of the modern world - needs no description. You can see it a million times, but when you find it in front of you, you always remain breathless + understand the grandeur + charm of Rome."
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UNCOVER TOP PICKS + INSIDER TIPS FROM OUR GLOBAL COMMUNITY OF INSP1RATIONAL LOCALS./ FROM CREATIVES + MUSICIANS, TO ENTREPRENEURS, WE MEET THE PEOPLE WHO MAKE UP THE VERY FABRIC OF THE CITY. //
All photos are copyright F1FTY except: Portrait (Image courtesy of Gianmarco De Filippis); Trastevere (Credit: Thomas Q - Unsplash); Gazometro (Credit: Pixabay - Poletixx); Drink Kong (Copyright Alberto Blasetti - courtesy of Drink Kong Bar); Terrazza Del Pincio (Credit: Renan Greca). This feature was not paid for in any way.