Tag Archives: sunday

Porta Portese: Rome’s Flea Market

Senti. (Listen). I need new shoes. Need. I do not mean “need” in the metaphorical “it would be nice to have” sense. I mean I actually for once in my life really need new shoes. In the past six weeks, I have thrown away four pairs, and this is not sustainable. Thankfully, I am back […]

Day Trips from Rome: Bracciano

In keeping with the Rome-free Sundays, this week we hopped on the train to Bracciano. Bracciano is a small hilltop town in Lazio that overlooks (you guessed it) Lake Bracciano. We got off the train and I proudly announced: “Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes got married here at that castle.  There. That’s the extent of […]