The traffic and metro gods were on my side this week and I managed to make it to Monti at rush hour in record time. With a few minutes to spare before dinner, I took a quick walk around Rione Monti – one of my favorite neighborhoods in Rome. Here is Monti on a […]
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I cannot keep plants alive. I try. I coddle. I water. I find the right amount of sunlight. Then I fail and they die. But luckily, I can replace them any time I want at Aromaticus. This quirky little shop in Monti is a gardener’s dream. Potted greens, watering cans in every shape and size, […]
Chain stores are beginning to proliferate in Rome. Many Roman teenagers would would be hard pressed to think of doing something other than spend their weekends at the suburban malls, packed into PULL&BEAR and breaking only to eat at McDonald’s. However, there are spots of shopping sunshine among the international conglomerates, and one of my favorite buying experiences is […]
Split across two gorgeously designed shopfronts on Via Urbana is LOL – one of my favorite boutiques in Rome. Inside is a feast for the eyes, with designer duds artfully curated throughout the space. The rainbow organization is so aesthetically pleasing that I want to take one of every color to be able to recreate the […]
A favorite wine bar in the Monti area of Rome.
I have lived in Rome for half my adult life, but there are still days when I round a corner and squee with excitement because it is just That. Damn. Beautiful. Jim puts up with me stopping every 2 minutes to take photos “like a tourist” because when I get THAT excited about this city, […]
Good morning from the middle of a monsoon! I am currently sitting in a lot of rain in south east Asia, while dreaming of sunnier days, and sunnier cars, in Rome. Spotted in Monti.
I’ve heard a lot about Gelateria Fatamorgana, but it’s in Prati. Which may be the other side of Rome, but sometimes on lazy Saturdays, it feels like the other side of the world. But there is now a location in Monti and that is decidedly on my side of Rome. After a warm thunderstorm on […]