With grand green spaces, Villa Borghese is the perfect spot to stroll.
You know that little lake in Villa Borghese? You know- the adorable one? It’s called the Laghetto, and it is a perfect spot for picnics. It is probably my favorite picnic spot in all of Rome, because I am sentimental and it is also my first picnic spot in Rome. Four years ago, new to the […]
One of my favorite art museums in Rome has long been Galleria Borghese. My first trip took awhile because the museum is so popular that you MUST book tickets in advance to be granted two hours of admission to wander the decorated halls. While it takes a tiny bit of planning to visit, I always […]
This is exactly the time of year in Rome when everyone who is left in the city starts dreaming of leisurely dips in a crystal clear pool. Rome hotels with pools aren’t super common. It has a lot to do with the restrictions on space within the historic city center. If a pool is a […]
August is not a bad time to visit Rome, despite what some people might tell you. The only things you need to be prepared for are the heat and the closures. Many Italians take most of August off, so a lot of businesses (including restaurants and shops) close for several weeks between early August and […]
Spring in Rome is pure magic. Yes, there can be a bit of rain, but the new season brings longer, sunnier days and happier moods to the Romans who are ready to finally put their puffy jackets away for a few months. The season is one of holidays – from Rome’s birthday to the widely […]