Musei Di Villa Torlonia, Rome

Museums are everywhere in Rome and in the northern part of the city is yet another beautiful museum in a city that has so many. The Musei di Villa Torlonia, which opened in the 1970’s, resides in a beautiful park full of gardens. It was home to the Torlonia family and much of the artworkContinue reading “Musei Di Villa Torlonia, Rome”

Bocca della Verità

La Bocca della Verità (The Mouth of Truth) is a marble sculpture in Rome with an interesting and humorous legend attached to it. It resides now outside of the Church of Santa Maria in Cosmedin in the Piazza della Bocca della Verita, but most likely originated as a drain cover or opening possibly on theContinue reading “Bocca della Verità”

The Testaccio Market

The Testaccio Market of Rome, in the neighborhood it is named for, is one of the nicest open air markets in the entire city. It has become quite an attraction for the Testaccio area as locals from across Rome shop there for everything from meats and cheeses, vegetables, seafood, clothes and shoes, and housewares. OnContinue reading “The Testaccio Market”

The Artist of Piazza della Rotonda

In Rome, in a quiet corner of Piazza della Rotonda just steps from the Pantheon, is a woman that has been creating and selling her beautiful art for as long as I can remember. For years I have stopped to look and admire her work. Her name is Rachele del Nevo and she has becomeContinue reading “The Artist of Piazza della Rotonda”

Something Magical Happens Here -The Piazza della Rotonda – Rome

As soon as I arrive in Rome Piazza della Rotonda is always my first destination. It’s a place that feels as warm as your favorite comfort food on any day that you just needed a little peace and tranquility. Something feels spiritual about this place, and being in the close proximity of the marvelous PantheonContinue reading “Something Magical Happens Here -The Piazza della Rotonda – Rome”

Musei Capitolini – Rome

Bigfoot does exist! Rome has many wonderful museums scattered around the city but there are three that everyone must see. The Vatican of course, The Borghese Gallery, and the Musei Capitolini (Capitoline Museum). This is one of my favorites in Rome, if not the entire world. The museum sits on top of a hill overContinue reading “Musei Capitolini – Rome”

Rome Italy – Travels With Dan

    Rome Italy – Travels With Dan Rome Italy is a city layered upon centuries of history and shares the modern world with the ancient civilizations of the past. Rome is busy, and gritty, and interesting, and beautiful. That is why I call Rome my favorite city in the world. Enjoy this video lookContinue reading “Rome Italy – Travels With Dan”

Trattoria Dal Cavalier Gino – Rome

Trattoria Dal Cavalier Gino – Rome One of my favorite restaurants in Rome is Gino’s. Every trip I try to make it there at least once and I’m never disappointed. The food is delicious, the service is great, and the prices are reasonable. Nothing beats starting off with the antipasti and house red wine. Don’tContinue reading “Trattoria Dal Cavalier Gino – Rome”