Rome on Wheels: Italy Segway tours
Art & Culture (le cose belle) / Historical Sites (l'antichità) / Opinion & Comment (pensieri e perplessità)

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
Opinion & Comment (pensieri e perplessità) / Uncategorized

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
Art & Culture (le cose belle) / Holidays & Festivals (festeggiamo) / Opinion & Comment (pensieri e perplessità)

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