Tag Archives: Free things to do in Rome

La Bocca della Verità: The Mouth of Truth is Totally Lame

Never once in my life have I ever said: “OMG. You haaaaaaave to see the Mouth of Truth!” Because that would be a lie. La Bocca della Verità is totally lame. The most notable thing about it is the line that stretches through its gate at all hours of the day. To add to the charm […]

Views of Rome from the Pincio Terrace

Some spots in Rome are unmissable, and most of whirlwind trip can be taken up by zipping between the Colosseum, Pantheon, Trevi Fountain… But it would be a mistake to skip the Pincio Terrace. A lone palm tree marks the spot on one of the best hills in Rome. Though not one of the “seven […]

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 […]