The trip of a lifetime: Recommendations for Rome, Florence, and Venice
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The trip of a lifetime: Recommendations for Rome, Florence, and Venice

Heaven is real, and it’s in Venice… Article by Evacheska DeAngelis Note from Flav: Sometimes in life we are lucky enough to find family outside of the group of people whose last name and blood we share, so in this case it’s a particular honor for me to post an article written by my sister, a … Continue reading

Two days in Florence with City Wonders
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Two days in Florence with City Wonders

One of the reasons I choose to live in Rome is beacuse when the urge to travel strikes and you feel the intense longing to immerse yourself in new things, surround yourself with strangers and have an adventure, you can simply hop on a train for €25 and find yourself in charming Tuscan town or relaxing … Continue reading

In which we flounce about Abruzzo and eat a lot: A happy tale of cheese, wine, and spellbinding mountains
Day Trips (tutte le strade portano a Roma) / Food & Drink (godiamoci la vita) / Historical Sites (l'antichità)

In which we flounce about Abruzzo and eat a lot: A happy tale of cheese, wine, and spellbinding mountains

A quick weekend trip to Rocca Calascio and Santo Stefano di Sessanio, ending with a great sandwich in L’Aquila Roma is a particular type of capital in that a lot of her just doesn’t work. That’s part of her beauty, I tell myself, while the train to the office is 45 minutes late and seagulls are … Continue reading

Fall Events: Yoga Retreat Near Rome This October!
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Fall Events: Yoga Retreat Near Rome This October!

Combining the beauty of Italian small-town life with certified yoga teacher training, homemade meals, and wine to boot? Where do we sign? Rome is chaotic. Honestly, life is chaotic, no matter where you live, and while we’re all generally rocking it, there are times when we struggle to rebalance, to find a quiet space in … Continue reading

Day Trips (tutte le strade portano a Roma)

Waves and Ruins: The Beach at Anzio

I’ve often struggled to find the ideal destination for the rather eclectic traveling group in which I often find myself – World War II buffs, Ancient Roman history enthusiasts, voracious pescatarians, and the odd dedicated tanner or two.  Should you find yourself in a similar situation when in Rome, there is really only one place … Continue reading

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Some people say they know they can’t believe…

..Nettuno we have a baseball team!* Ah, Summer. There’s nothing quite like unpacking the old leather and Wonderboy, listening to the crack of the bat, gargling out a few aimless “hey battah battah whaddya say kid?”s, and dragging on a cigarette while sipping some espresso. Wait. What? Yes, there may be a few quirks thrown … Continue reading