HeartRome

My life and times in the eternal city and beyond

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Things to do in Rome this Summer

As a Melbourne girl born and raised I am accustomed to unpredictable – or I guess the less diplomatic term would be, crap – weather. Because of this, I don’t think I’ll ever stop getting excited about Rome’s summer events program. While the weather here has also been a little ‘unpredictable’ of late, you can generally count on hot days and warm nights for about 3 months straight (cue shock

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Alberto Sordi and our beloved Rome

It’s hard to explain what Alberto Sordi means to Rome and the Romans. He had a coveted film career that spanned 7 decades but he represented to Rome, Italy and the world much much more than that. He was an icon. If you’ve ever been to Rome or you live here you will have seen the famous image of him eating spaghetti in the 1954 Un Americano a Roma (An

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To Rome With Love

Woody Allen’s latest film, To Rome With Love fittingly had its world premiere in Rome on Friday night. The red carpet event was held at the Hotel Parco dei Principi, which is a five-star luxury hotel located near Villa Borghese with beautiful views of St Peter’s Basilica (www.parcodeiprincipi.com). The romantic comedy stars Penelope Cruz, Alec Baldwin, Jesse Eisenberg, Italian actor Roberto Begnini (of Life is Beautiful fame), Australia’s very own

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A fashion and style icon: Audrey in Roma

“Each in its own way was unforgettable. It would be difficult to … Rome, by all means. Rome. I will cherish my visit here in memory as long as I live.” – Audrey Hepburn as Anya in Roman Holiday Today I went to the Ara Pacis Museum to see the photographic exhibition, Audrey in Rome – a picture history of Audrey Hepburn’s life and times in the city. The exhibition

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