If you've ever been to Italy, there's a good chance that you've been to Florence. This Tuscan gem draws millions of visitors every year to its gothic-striped duomo and Renaissance piazzas. It's a short train ride from Rome, and though I don't get there as often as I'd like, I try to pop up for a … Continue reading Snapshots from the Streets of Florence
“All things change; nothing perishes." – Ovid The Baths of Diocletian, once an ancient Roman day spa and pleasure palace, so to speak, are partially preserved and have been converted into a museum of ancient art and artifacts. Here are some photographs of antique Roman statuary in the gallery of their sculpture garden.
Last Sunday some of the lovely Instagrammers in Rome put together an afternoon photowalk on the Caelian Hill. It's always fun to meet other local photographers, and Instameets seem to draw out the friendliest people. This was the fourth I've attended, and I can't recommend them enough. As you shoot your way through town in … Continue reading An Instameet on the Caelian Hill
"Rome is its own worst enemy," my mom quipped the other day. I was complaining to her about the trash in the Quirinal garden, across from the Presidential Palace. Tourists from around the world stream past, snapping photos of the monument to the carabiniere that sits at its center, so one would think that the … Continue reading Roma Imperfetta
I'd like to post some photos from last month, because April is one of my favorite times of year in Rome. The sunlight is warm, the afternoons grow noticeably longer, and the city slowly starts to bloom. Wind-swept flower petals turn up in the fountains and once-sagging vines grow lush with fresh leaves. Camellia trees … Continue reading Signs of Spring
Hello from Rome! It’s been a long time but I am back on my blog. I’ve got zillions of stories and photos to share since the last time I wrote on here, and new adventures always on the horizon. A lot has happened since I first started this blog: I finished my Masters degree in … Continue reading Eccomi! I’m Back!