Category Archives: Rome

La Stelletta: Ceramics with a Heart in Rome

Many regions of Italy have distinct ceramic traditions. You can find entire towns dedicated to ceramics in Puglia, or purchase finely painted plates from Deruta, for example. But you can also find unique ceramics in Rome through the non-profit foundation La Stelletta. La Stelletta was created by a group of parents in the 1980s who […]

Retro Vino e Caffe: Specialty Coffee and Wine in Rome

Italy may have invented the cappuccino but the perfect morning drink remains elusive, even here. That is because the perfect cappuccino is a combination of the quality of: the coffee, the milk, the coffee machine + the skill of the barista. So let me say that it is something spectacular to discover that the perfect […]

Autumn in Rome

There is no bad time to come to Rome, but I think that autumn is my favorite season. The stifling heat of summer is gone and the crowds dim a bit. You may have more rain to deal with, but there are also amazing sunsets and golden displays as the leaves begin to change.  In […]