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9 Things to do in Rome on Rainy Day

Regardless of when you visit, chances are you are going to need to find things to do in Rome on a rainy day. Even though the Eternal City is known for its gorgeous weather, Rome actually gets MORE rain than London! Rome averages 837.3 mm (33 inches) of rain per year, while London gets 583.6 mm (23 inches). […]

March Weather in Rome

Did you know that Rome gets more rain than London? It’s true. It just comes all at once. Luckily, Rome looks good in the rain. There is a saying, particular to March: Marzo cambia sette cappelli al giorno. (March changes its hat 7 times a day). We have had positively spring like weather for the […]

Flag Exhibit in Rome: Omaggio al Tricolore

Italy is currently celebrating the 150th anniversary of unification.  Part of the omaggio (homage/tribute) included asking 24 well-known Italian designers to re-conceptualize the Italian flag. The free exhibit, Omaggio al Tricolore is currently running at the Complesso del Vittoriano.  I took this photo of the flag flying on the steps of Piazza Venezia. Inside, it […]

Rain in Rome

The rain has arrived in Rome.  While I love the look of the clouds gathering over the ancient Roman walls, the rainy weather has been a rather rude awakening. I believe this is what people refer to as “fall,” or “autumn,” but coming from Southern California I have never really experienced true seasons.  The chill […]