Gelato in Rome

Gelato in Rome

My gelato pics have been getting a bit of buzz on social media lately so thought I would share some of them on here with you all. I’m a dessert person (as many of you will know or have guessed) but gelato was never really my thing. Until I moved to Italy that is. I … Continue reading

A Love Story named Valeggio sul Mincio

A Love Story named Valeggio sul Mincio

Italian cuisine is so diverse from region to region. The characteristics which define these differences are based on agriculture, climate, economy and historical traditions. But one common thread is pride. Yes, from north to south, mainland to the islands, Italians are extremely proud of their cuisine. Their customs and food plays a fundamental role in … Continue reading

Is it all about “who you know’ in Italy?

Is it all about “who you know’ in Italy?

Hey people! Here’s a post I wrote last week… I was debating publishing it. But decided I’d share some of Italy’s darker side (in a light way!). Choosing a city means putting up with the good and the bad. And thankfully for the most part, I see all the beauty and light even when there’s … Continue reading

Samba and Sushi = Sambamaki in Rome

Samba and Sushi = Sambamaki in Rome

My first attempt at dining at Rome’s new Brazilian style Japanese cocktail and sushi bar, Sambamaki didn’t go too well. I headed over with a friend for a 10:30pm booking on a Monday night (US and Australian readers you read right) and we were impressed by the word go! By the funky venue, the look … Continue reading

HeartRome Turns 3

HeartRome Turns 3

Today on the 3rd anniversary of HeartRome, I smile, my heart is happy and I reflect. On what I have achieved with this blog. What it means and what it has taught me. It’s actually really hard to articulate what HeartRome means to me. In essence, it has become a part of me. An extension … Continue reading

Ponza: Italy’s Best Kept Secret

Ponza: Italy’s Best Kept Secret

My answer to the question, ‘What is Italy’s best kept secret?’, changes kind of often. Yes, I’m fortunate enough to know Italy quite well and have traveled extensively across the country over the past 15 years. I’ve seen many a beach, mountain, lake, UNESCO heritage site, church, monument and island. But then came, Ponza. One … Continue reading

3 Years in Rome

3 Years in Rome

It’s just about 3 years to the day that I moved to Rome people! And what a ride it’s been! In this short time, I have met so many amazing people, made genuine friendships and worked extremely hard to establish myself in a field I am passionate about. Deciding to move to another country isn’t … Continue reading