lingo

When in Rome why not learn the lingo?

Feature image: Luca Sartoni, Rome Flickr   Learn the lingo and seriously enhance your Roman adventure Italians, who might be biased, consider their language to be: La lingua più bella del mondo or the most beautiful language in the world.  So when in Rome, why not learn the lingo? It could seriously enhance your Roman adventure. Here are …

Meandering

Meandering through the art of Rome

Featured image: Carmen Alonso Suarez, Palazzo Barberini Flickr Meandering through the ‘art of Rome’ is easy for the traveller with time on her side. For the tourist on a tight schedule, not so much. Meandering was pretty much how I found these three places, good if time is short, better as a place to begin: Palazzo Doria Pamphilj …

Trastevere

Trastevere – across the river

Featured image: Francisco Anzola, Trastevere archway  Flickr Trastevere, the famous tourist, district is ‘across the river’, both literally and in name. Rome’s river may be the Tiber in English, but in Italian it is Il Tevere. Spread out from the Vatican to Gianicolo and bounded by the river of its name, Trastevere’s inhabitants are said …