My life and times in the eternal city and beyond

November 2012

Rome Restaurant Week 2012

Restaurant Week is on again in Rome. It’s when you get to try a surprise 3 course meal (for lunch or dinner) at some of the city’s best restaurants for a set price of €25. Drinks are separate of course. More than 80 restaurants across Rome participated with some Michelin star rated places too (add a lazy €10 to the menu for that!). By the time I got to booking

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See Naples and Die!

Most people were surprised to hear that given my love of travel and of Italy I’d never been to Naples. Well I have stopped at the port and station countless times en route to Sorrento, the Amalfi Coast, Ischia and Capri, but never stayed on to see the actual city. So when friends (and one who is actually Neapolitan) invited me to go this weekend, I jumped at the opportunity.

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