How I Experience Rome

Here are some fairly typical things to see when out and about in Rome. One of my favorite things is to just walk wherever my feet take me. Exploring tiny streets, looking in the doorways of neighborhood restaurants and experiencing the sounds of the city. I’m not a big city person, but Rome can become…

Caffè in Italia

Nothing screams Italy more than a great cup of espresso. On my last trip to Rome I stayed near the Pantheon and the famed Sant’Eustachio coffee bar. Oh what a joy. They have some proprietary method for making espresso and cappuccino that yields an amazing dark foam substance – they even have a magical way…

Roman Fruit Stand

Fruit and vegetable displays are everywhere in Rome. Here’s an example of one, just around the corner from the Trevi Fountain. I recently posted this on Facebook and so many people remembered it! They even showed me photos! Have you seen this?

Michelangelo Plays with Light

Rays of light fill the dome inside the St. Peter’s Basilica in Rome built to rival Brunelleschi’s Dome in Florence.