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?
New Year – New Beginnings
Buon Anno! Starting the New Year with my photo featured on the cover of Romeing Magazine. I took this photo from the top of the Spanish Steps in Rome during my last trip in November 2019. With a circulation of over 30,000 – what an incredible honor! Photography is one of my passions but I…
Texting for a Cab in Italy
Uber is banned, learn how to text for a cabin Rome or Florence.
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.
It’s a Caravaggio!
While in Rome, I looked up and Caravaggio paintings cascaded into my lap.
Pentimento. A Roman Thing.
A photo of Rome I snapped late in the afternoon in the fading sunlight. The quintessential nature of this fascinates me. The old overlays the new – or is it the other way around? The past intertwines with the present. The word Pentimento describes it beautifully. I first read this word in a Lillian Hellman…