With this small and discriminating book as their guide, visitors find themselves strolling down cobblestone back streets that only native Romans know well. Nine walks direct shoppers to unique stores—jewelers, stationers, clothiers, grocers—that uphold the Italian standards of quality, craftsmanship, and creativity. The nine walks purport to be neither comprehensive nor direct. Rather, they afford an opportunity for the curious and confident shopper to stroll quiet and picturesque streets, sometimes in out-of-the-way areas. Cafes and restaurants dot each walk. Practical information, including size conversion charts and how to file for a tax refund, is also included.