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4 Museums for a Rainy Day in Rome
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4 Museums for a Rainy Day in Rome

Readymade at the Gagosian, Impressionism at The Ara Pacis and Museo Palazzo Cipolla, and Nomachi photography at MACRO Testaccio. In a city like Rome, where a walk down any number of streets can lead you past classical statuary or opulent Baroque fountains, ensconcing oneself in a museum for the afternoon can sometimes feel redundant. Why pay … Continue reading

Used Book Sale in Rome!
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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

Piccola Intervista: Alphabet Photography
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Piccola Intervista: Alphabet Photography

          Amy Farber came to Rome for love, perfected her photography skills, and now owns her own business, Letters From, LLC that captures the beauty and spirit of Italy and Ireland one exquisite detail at a time. Read on for her story, her tips for starting your own business, AND how to get a holiday … Continue reading

Thanksgiving in Rome: What are you eating?
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Thanksgiving in Rome: What are you eating?

WHAT? A Thanksgiving Feast! WHEN? Thanksgiving Day: Thursday November 28! WHERE? Ristorante Cesarina Via Piemonte, 109 (to the east of Via Veneto, accessible by Spagna metro) Tel.: 06 4880828 (call to make a reservation) E-Mail: ristorantecesarina@libero.it WHY? Need this question even be asked? Because the menu (below) is mouthwatering and the wine selection (chosen by Domenico Pate) … Continue reading

From borrowing to buying: English books in Rome
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From borrowing to buying: English books in Rome

All the details on Rome’s English-language library as well as some great spots to buy books in English I have a problem. Okay, I have several problems, starting with my inability to stop eating carbohydrates once the weather drops below 75 degrees Fahrenheit, but let’s stick to the subject at hand. My problem is the … 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