Rome on Wheels: Italy Segway tours
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Rome on Wheels: Italy Segway tours

By YiR contributor: Sharon Moran I hadn’t been on a Segway tour before now for two reasons, firstly I was nervous about battling the manic streets of Rome and second Segways just seemed too ‘touristy’. However, having recently done a tour with Italy Segway Tours I’ve been converted. The first thing that won me over … Continue reading

The Art of Crossing a Roman Street: A Daily Adventure
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The Art of Crossing a Roman Street: A Daily Adventure

By YiR contributor: Michele Robichaux One of my favorite quotes from an Italian regarding traffic law here is this: “In Milan traffic lights are instructions, in Rome they are suggestions, in Naples they are merely decorations.”  And how true that is.  As a result, simply crossing the street in Italy can be quite a heart-racing … Continue reading

Don’t try this at home kids, I’m a professional: Wine and Food Tour in Rome
Food & Drink (godiamoci la vita) / Happening Now (quel che succede oggi) / Opinion & Comment (pensieri e perplessità)

Don’t try this at home kids, I’m a professional: Wine and Food Tour in Rome

By YiR Contributor: Owen Phillips Photo by: Owen Phillips Jump into a cozy cellar space that’s tucked away on a perfect little cobblestone street and embrace the culinary wisdom that will assault your mind and palate. The City Wonders: Rome and Wine Tasting Tour is a gem for many reasons but most importantly, it’s a place to … Continue reading

My Minas Tirith: Love Song for a Mythical City
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My Minas Tirith: Love Song for a Mythical City

Note from YiR: In honor of the birthday of this golden city (I hope I look so good when I’m 2767 years old), we’d like to post an article by the beautiful Fabia Scali-Warner, Italian by blood, American by birth, and blogger by passion. She has grown up in Rome and spends her free time … Continue reading

Used Book Sale in Rome!
Art & Culture (le cose belle) / Happening Now (quel che succede oggi)

Used Book Sale in Rome!

The Santa Susanna English-language library (that we wrote about here) is having a used book sale that starts Wednesday, February 26th (from 3 PM to 6 PM) and continues until Friday, March 7th (during normal library opening hours). The library is having a tough time staying open, so if you’re looking for some great books … Continue reading

Rome Hash – No, It’s not what you think
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Rome Hash – No, It’s not what you think

By YiR-er Zvia Shwirtz “For runners with a drinking problem.” That is how the Rome Hash was first explained to me. These runners with a drinking problem, aka Hashers, get together once a month and complete a running trail around Rome, complete with pre-, mid-, and post-run drinking, hurrah! Hash House Harriers is an international … Continue reading

Managing your subscription to Young In Rome
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Managing your subscription to Young In Rome

Getting too many emails? Here’s a mini trouble-shooting guide to controlling how often you get email updates from us! 1. Click the option (manage) on the right hand side of the page, under the heading “You are following this blog.” 2. Under “delivery frequency” you can choose whether you want email updates “immediately,” “daily,” or … Continue reading