Maria is a talented creative food, travel and lifestyle writer and author. She has published two books (I Heart Rome and How to be Italian) and worked on numerous travel guides including Fodor’s and Rough Guides.

She is the Rome local expert for 10 Best, USA Today and writes regularly for CNN, Fodor’s, Fortune, The Telegraph and Condé Nast publications including Architectural Digest. Her words have also been seen in La Repubblica, Singapore Airlines inflight magazine, Italy Magazine, Delicious UK and La Cucina Italiana USA.