Category Archives: Unexpected Rome

Unexpected Rome: Santa Maria degli Angeli e dei Martiri

Ok, I get it. A church is not exactly “unexpected” in Rome. However, Santa Maria deli Angeli e dei Martiri is not your average Roman church. Sure it has vaulted ceilings, gorgeous frescoes and adorned domes. But the Basilica of St. Mary of the Angels and of the Martyrs was designed by Michelangelo who died […]

Centrale Montemartini: Rome’s Quiet Museum

I love Jimmy. I really do. But a girl who doesn’t care about sports can only take so much sports talk. Sometimes you have to get out of the house, away from the TV, and give yourself a good shake on a lazy Sunday. Which is where Centrale Montemartini comes in. This is one of Rome’s […]