HeartRome

My life and times in the eternal city and beyond

November 2013

Published firsts: Rome & Civitavecchia

As you all know I recently started writing for 10 Best, a subsidiary of USA Today travel. I will publish the links to pieces that I’ve written so stay tuned. My first article was a suggested itinerary for first time Rome visitors. I had a lot if fun putting this together and it got me thinking about my first visit to the eternal city which was around 12 years ago

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Italy Food Roots take you to the real foodies

I use olive oil or consume it just about every day. In fact, I’m sure most of you do. But after my recent Italy Food Roots tour I will never think about it in the same way. Last weekend I attended their Olive Oil Grove & Mill Tour in north east Lazio. Founded by friends Louise and Adam earlier this year, the aim of the initiative is to promote the

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I Cento di Roma: Launch of Rome’s Newest Culinary Guide

One of the perks of working in the food sector (apart from the blatantly obvious) is being invited to an industry event. And last night it was a special one. I’d read many reviews of Cesare al Casaletto– a roman trattoria in the neighbourhood of Monte Verde – so when the lovely Nerina Di Nunzio of Food Confidential invited me to the launch of I Cento di Roma (Top 100

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Live on 10Best: USA Today Travel – Roman Holiday for First Timers

“So it’s your first time in Rome? While exciting, it can also be a little daunting. This living, breathing museum of ancient history is packed full of things to do, but with a little planning you will get to experience the main sights – just enough to get a taste and plan your return trip.” – 10Best, USA Today Travel Click here to read my first article as the Rome

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