Category Archives: Rome

Things I Have Been Consuming Instead of Blogging

2015 is hectic, in the best possible way.  We have it jammed with travel and even a couple life milestones. So in between all of that, dealing with hackers, and forgetting to pay my hosting service (oops), I have turned to food and drink rather than blogging. So here is where I have been and […]

Rome’s Keyhole: A Picture Perfect View

The Eternal City is full of hidden gems. The problem is, they are not always a secret.  Take, for example, the famous keyhole in Rome, Italy: Yep. That is the line. To look through a keyhole on the Aventine Hill. The thing is, it is kind of worth it.  It is worth the walk, because […]

The Golden Hour in Rome

I have lived in Rome for half my adult life, but there are still days when I round a corner and squee with excitement because it is just That. Damn. Beautiful. Jim puts up with me stopping every 2 minutes to take photos “like a tourist” because when I get THAT excited about this city, […]

Rome’s Cat Cafe: Romeow

For the first year I lived in Rome, something was missing. Of course I had moments of homesickness. I missed my family and my friends. And I finally realized that I also missed my pets. There was no cat cafe in 2010, but soon there was Bacon the cat. Just one cat. (I made do). We have […]

Riso Testaccio: Sushi, sides and secondi

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 […]