An American in Rome

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An American in Rome
I was born and raised in California but heard Rome calling to me. Armed with a camera and a lot of patience, this blog is about the process and shock of moving to Italy.
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  • The Court: Cocktail Bar with Colosseum View 2 days ago There are few bars in Rome that have a view of the Colosseum. Yes, there are a few gussied up (and pricey) coffee bars right on the street near the monument but they don’t have much atmosphere. For a truly special drink near the Colosseum, the only real choice is the stunning bar at Palazzo...
  • Venice's Spiral Stairs: La Scala Contarini del Bovolo 1 week ago Tucked into a little dead-end that you might otherwise pass right by is one of my favorite hidden wonders in La Serenissima. The spiral staircase of Venice is officially known as La Scala Contarini del Bovolo.  In Venetian “bovolo” means snail shell, which is usually known as a...
  • Can You Still Travel to Italy This Year? It's Complicated 2 weeks ago First things first: everything that has to do with the novel coronavirus comes with a lot of uncertainty and changes quickly. I am not an epidemiologist or a government official. This article is updated to inform you of travel restrictions in Italy in 2020 and to direct you to the official sources...
  • Libreria Acqua Alta: Venice's Most Beautiful Bookstore 3 weeks ago From St. Mark’s Basilica to the world-class art collections at the Peggy Guggenheim museum and L’Accademia, there are plenty of traditional must-sees to fill your days in Venice. But one of the unconventional landmarks that should be on your list to visit is a used bookstore – Libreria Acqua...
  • Italians Have Gained an Average of 4.5 Pounds During Lockdown 3 weeks ago According to Italy’s consumer group Coldiretti, Italians have gained an average of 2 kgs (4.5 pounds) during the country’s lockdown. Normally considered one of the healthiest countries in the world, many residents (47% according to one survey) say that losing weight is high on their...

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Jody
17:58 PM October 30, 2012

Great photos. The humor is great!

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