Melissa’s Visit to Rome

Melissa’s Visit to Rome

Melissa and I at the Colosseum A few days ago my college friend Melissa said she was thinking about visiting Rome for the weekend. She was in the middle of a business stay in Stockholm and wanted to use a … (read more)

Trying out AirBnb

This past September (2013), Daniele and I moved from the condo he owns to one his father owns. Daniele’s is located in Monterotondo, which is still in the Providence of Rome, but just outside the City of Rome. We could … (read more)

Open House Roma

Open House Roma

The courtyard and Italian style gardens inside the Academie Nationale de France, housed in Villa Medici This weekend Rome had an event, “Open House Roma”, where lots of palaces, churches, and state buildings were open to the public, for free, … (read more)

Castello Santa Severa

Castello Santa Severa

Yesterday (actually yesterday, not uploading months old posts for once), Daniele and I visited the Castle of Santa Severa. The castle has changed hands many times, and now the town of Santa Severa* owns it and opened it for the … (read more)