The Colosseum is a fascinating structure no matter where you view it. But my favorite perch from which to view the Colosseum has to be on this footbridge that spans the busy streets of the Monti neighborhood.
The footbridge is hardly a secret — you’ll find handfuls of tourists here at all hours of the day trying to get the perfect shot for Instagram.…Continue Reading
July is the time for music, and there are tons of festivals throughout Italy this month to keep all kinds of music lovers happy. Some of the best are highlighted below.
There are also a few big feast days/events celebrated during July.…Continue Reading
People often ask me what it’s like living in Rome. And it’s hard to give an answer that pleases everyone.
There is the breathtaking beauty (the Colosseum, Saint Peter’s, a narrow alley in Centro, the fashionable people), as well as daily reminders of Rome’s unique character (nasoni fountains, commuting priests and nuns, ruins big and small).…Continue Reading
I was drawn to the Museo di Roma at Palazzo Braschi for the view. The museum sits at the southwest end of Piazza Navona and has an incredible view of the famous square from its second and third floors.
I’ve always meant to visit the Museo di Roma.…Continue Reading
The Mille Miglia, a vintage car race that makes a loop from Brescia to Rome each May, has been on my radar for almost a decade. This year, I finally got to see the spectacle as the cars paraded down Rome’s Via Veneto.…Continue Reading