Rome favorites: Hair Makeovers at Noi Salon!

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Today I’m going to interrupt my usual ramblings about all our travels in Italy to talk about something that is actually really important to women traveling or living in Rome: hair styling. More specifically, where to get your hair done in … Continued

Christmas Season 2014 in Rome

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Finally, I’m back! Basically, I took a much longer holiday vacation than I had anticipated. December was a wild month and we started 2015 going at about a million miles an hour. First off, Happy New Year! Since the last … Continued

Visiting the Capitoline Museums

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It’s Friday, it’s been raining for two days now, and I just want to crawl back under my wonderful covers again. But, I won’t!  I’ve realized it’s been awhile since I’ve written something about the city I call home (that … Continued

Rome’s River Tracks, Our Night Out on the Town

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When Domenico and his girlfriend Simona reached out to me to join them for a night on their River Tracks boat, I was flattered but really did not know what to expect. I had never heard of this particular Tevere … Continued

The Gardens of Vatican City

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Note: Post was written last week, when it was scheduled to come out, but Blogger ignored my schedule. Boo, Blogger.  Summer is finally dwindling down here in Rome, although hopefully temperatures will still remain warm throughout September. Jaime and I … Continued

A Day-Trip from Rome: Villa d’Este

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A few months ago, back when Spring was just beginning to take hold and the flowers were in full bloom all over Rome, we decided it was just the right time to visit Villa d’Este. Now, I’ll be honest: one … Continued

Happy 1st Day of Spring!

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Yes, the dreaded winter has finally passed and, at least in Rome, you can really start to feel the difference. The weather has been absolutely fabulous the past week, the bright green bulbs are starting to come out on all … Continued

The Papal Basilicas in Rome

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Pop quiz: Am I in Rome or am I in London? I ask because if you looked outside my window for the past (two) weeks, you wouldn’t be able to tell the difference. Cloudy, depressing skies, constant downpour…basically, all I want … Continued

Pope Sightings: New Years Eve at the Vatican

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It’s a bird, it’s a plane, it’s….THE POPE! You know when you have one of those days where you have a ton of things to do, but don’t feel like doing anything at all? I’m having one of those…weeks. I’ve … Continued

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