Tag Archives: Rome

In Praise of an Airport–Specifically Fiumicino Airport in Rome

Yes, you read that right, praise – and long overdue praise, I might add! You hear a lot of jokes about Italian efficiency (or lack of it) but I’m here to tell you that I have had quite a few … Continue reading

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♥ The Face of Italy ♥

“Love and understand the Italians, for the people are more marvelous than the land.” —E. M. Forster When I started to write about the “face of Italy”, I realized that, for me, growing up in an Italian family and the … Continue reading

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I’m No Foodie But…

♥ I Do Love to Eat! ♥ And enjoying the regional and traditional cuisine wherever I go is, for me, one of the greatest pleasures of traveling and truly living la dolce vita! Now, I’m no where near as adventurous … Continue reading

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A Stroll to St. Peter’s Square to See Papa!

I had the incredible good fortune to visit Rome twice this year. I didn’t expect to but I fell so in love with the one and only Eternal City! I’ve written a little about my time there and will certainly write … Continue reading

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Let’s Take a Stroll…To a Cat Sanctuary in Rome

This is the first of many strolls I’d like us to take together…let’s take our time and just enjoy the sites, shall we? * * * * * Cats in Rome… A Long History It’s hard not to notice the … Continue reading

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“Rome-ing” Rome with ItalyXP!

When I contacted ItalyXP about being sponsored for a tour in Rome this fall (2014), I was quickly obliged. They had space on their 3-hour “Tour of Christian Churches and Basilicas of Rome”, a tour I was very excited to … Continue reading

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“Rome-ing” Rome with Through Eternity!

When I planned my stay in Rome in spring of 2014, the Sistine Chapel, Vatican Museum and St. Peter’s was a must and I wanted to go with a tour company that would get us early access to the Sistine … Continue reading

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Enjoying Another Delicious Foodie Day in Rome!

Last spring (2014) I took a fabulous tour of ancient Rome and the coliseum with Walks of Italy. When my plans were going to bring me back to Rome in fall, I contacted them about taking another tour as their … Continue reading

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Rome: A Delicous Walk Through the Testaccio

Exploring Testaccio: My Eating Italy Food Tour in Rome When I returned to Rome this fall (2014), I was the recipient of generous opportunities to experience some of her neighborhoods and sites in greater depth. My first experience was with … Continue reading

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My Road Leads Back to Rome…

I was in Rome in spring and feel very fortunate (and very excited) to be returning again this fall. If you read my previous post, you know that I’ll be in Puglia again…then I hope you will follow along as … Continue reading

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