Category Archives: Things to Do in Rome

Impressionisti Segreti: Secret Impressionists Exhibit in Rome

palazzo bonaparte Rome palace

One of the best art shows that I have seen in Rome in recent memory is the Impressionisti Segreti exhibit that is now on show at the recently restored Palazzo Bonaparte. The “secret impressionists” show features more than 50 works by artists including Renoir, Monet, Gaugin, and Cézanne. There are also some fantastic pieces by […]

December 2019 Events in Rome

A red decorate christmas tree in Rome paid for by Netflix streaming service

‘Tis the season for roasted chestnuts and twinkling Christmas lights in Rome. When the weather is dry, this is truly one of my favorite times to be in the Eternal City. The trees are lit up and the streets are sparkling with hanging stars and lights strung across alleyways. Rome doesn’t have a great Christmas […]

Unexpected Rome: Museo della Via Ostiense

view of the rome pyramid with the Via Ostiense museum

It is strange to me to name a museum Museo della Via Ostiense – essentially: the Ostiense St. Museum – but then again, this free museum is pretty strange itself. And in fairness, the name is very descriptive. The museum sits right smack dab in the middle of one of Rome’s busiest traffic roundabouts on […]