Weekly Favorites 29/03/2017

It is officially SPRING in Rome and the weather is beautiful. This is an amazing time to visit the city (April-May) because the weather is almost perfect and you don’t need to worry about super long lines everywhere. For me, living in a place where spring actually exists and isn’t taken over by impending snowstorms […]

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Travel in Italy: Urbino, Le Marche

When most foreigners think about the Italian countryside, they think about Tuscany, maybe Umbria if they know the country well. Before coming to live here I had no idea how much diversity Italy’s various regions represent. Vineyards in Umbria, beaches in Tuscany, mountains in Abruzzo. The center of Italy is culturally diverse and rich in […]

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Weekly Favorites 21/03/2017

In the week after my sister left, I’ve been trying to get back into the swing of things. It’s like those post-vacations feels without the travel. There’s been lots of reading, blogging, and organizing things around the apartment since our houseguest’s departure. And I would like to report that her return journey went without a […]

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Restaurants in Rome: Trattoria da Danilo

Da Danilo is an unassuming restaurant that’s farther away from the center than other Roman institutions. From the area (Piazza Vittorio), you would never guess that it’s been around for years and has hosted more than its fair share of celebrities. The trattoria is well known for its Roman classics, serving everything from meat dishes to desserts […]

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Weekly Favorites 08/03/2017

This week’s weekly favorites is dedicated to all the ladies out there for International Women’s Day! Since moving to Italy, I’ve noticed that the 8th of March here is much more widely celebrated than in the US, compared to Mother’s Day that’s more popular at home. Women’s Day here feels much more about girl power, feminism […]

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