Category Archives: Rome shopping

Where Does the Pope Buy His Clothes?

Ah, the age-old question: Where does the Pope buy his clothes? Have you given that a lot of thought? I’d never considered it, not even once, until a couple of weeks ago. As you can imagine, Rome is crawling with … Continue reading

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Whiling Away the Hours in the Field of Flowers

If you want a peaceful place to sit and watch the world (and the trash trucks) go by, you can’t beat the little bar in elegant Piazza Farnese. If you’re looking for bustle and energy, head for Campo dei Fiori. … Continue reading

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Pasta with Roasted Cauliflower and Prosciutto

Even though it sounds like we go out to dinner every night, we don’t. We usually cook. I use the term “we” loosely, since I generally just watch, help cut things up, or distract the chef at inopportune moments. Michael … Continue reading

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Ridin’ the 116

Michael bought us monthly transit passes last Friday—so exciting—and today was the first day I could use mine. I couldn’t wait to ride the 116. I call it MY bus, because on its western route, it stops right in front … Continue reading

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An Italian IKEA

Do you remember the old saying, “The more things change, the more they stay the same”? That was our Saturday in a nutshell, because on Saturday we went to IKEA! We needed some things for our apartment, and I can’t … Continue reading

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