Laura Itzkowitz

Laura Itzkowitz

Laura is a freelance writer and editor based in Rome with an MFA in creative writing and a passion for covering travel, arts and culture, lifestyle, design, food and wine. Her writing has appeared in Travel + Leisure, Architectural Digest, Surface Magazine, Brooklyn Magazine, T Magazine, the Wall Street Journal, Vogue, GQ, Departures, AFAR, Town & Country, Condé Nast Traveler, Jetsetter, Robb Report, Hemispheres, NYLON, and others. During an eight-year stint living in New York, she co-wrote New York: Hidden Bars & Restaurants, an award-winning guide to New York City's speakeasy scene and contributed to Fodor's Brooklyn, which won silver place in the Lowell Thomas Travel Journalism competition.

Most Recent Works

35 Ultimate Things to Do in Rome

35 Ultimate Things to Do in Rome

We've got the best guide for how to spend your vacation time in Rome, Italy, with the best of unmissable sights, the musts of what to eat and drink, the museum, churches, and historical sites you've been dreaming of, and all the secret spots you never knew about.
Never Sleep! Party All Night With New York City’s Best Nightlife

Never Sleep! Party All Night With New York City’s Best Nightlife

Between classy cocktail bars, historic dives, local pubs, and raging clubs, there’s a reason New York is called the “city that never sleeps.” Whether you want a great martini or are looking for a place to listen to live music, there’s a bar for you. We did the hard work of bar hopping across the city to guide you to the best places to go out after dark. You can thank us later.
35 Ultimate Things to Do in Rome

35 Ultimate Things to Do in Rome

We've got the best guide for how to spend your vacation time in Rome, Italy, with the best of unmissable sights, the musts of what to eat and drink, the museum, churches, and historical sites you've been dreaming of, and all the secret spots you never knew about.
Never Sleep! Party All Night With New York City’s Best Nightlife

Never Sleep! Party All Night With New York City’s Best Nightlife

Between classy cocktail bars, historic dives, local pubs, and raging clubs, there’s a reason New York is called the “city that never sleeps.” Whether you want a great martini or are looking for a place to listen to live music, there’s a bar for you. We did the hard work of bar hopping across the city to guide you to the best places to go out after dark. You can thank us later.