One of the best things about Testaccio is very practical: location. Living here, we are within a short walk to the center, a few minutes from Trastevere, and well connected to everything else by the train, metro, tram and bus lines that skirt the edges of the neighborhood. My preference is always for the tram […]
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We came back from Castel Gandolfo sunburned and satisfied. Slowly, slowly, we walked back from the metro and towards home. Then we heard the music. Tomorrow is a ponte – a bridge. That is the day off you take between the weekend and the actual holiday, which is on Tuesday. So it is a kind […]
Flavio al Velavevodetto is an excellent Rome restaurant built into the side of Monte Testaccio.
I was gone for a few weeks last summer. It seems that was all it took for the neighborhood to change. Screaming down Via Marmorata in a taxi on way home from the airport, I caught a glimpse of a modern space. Despite my attempts to rubberneck, I could not tell what it was or […]
I am recovering. I am recovering from too much fun, and too much work, etc, etc. There are times in life when you need to find a balance. There are other times when you have to surrender control and let the scale swing widely back and forth, until you come gulping for air at the […]
Food tours are a great way to discover the unique Italian cuisine in Rome, learn about the history of the dishes, and explore some of the most interesting neighborhoods in the Eternal City. One of the best companies to explore it was the first company to really start leading edible days out in Rome: Eating Europe […]