My life and times in the eternal city and beyond

May 2013

Dinner with (Super) Bonci

Food Coma: The feeling of listlessness, bordering on sleep, that one feels after eating a large meal, often caused by a rush of blood to the stomach and intestines during food digestion. (Urban Dictionary) If a large meal is what causes a food coma, then I’m suffering from a chronic one! Tonight with friends I dined at the uber modern, super chic four-storey mega food hall known as Eataly for

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Why I love Trastevere

You haven’t been reading my blog or following me on one of my social media platforms if by now you don’t know. I love Trastevere. Before I moved to Rome, despite having visiting probably more than 20 times it wasn’t really an area of the city I had explored much. In fact, I wanted to live somewhere in centro like Monti (near the Colosseum) or off one of the beautiful

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Exploring the Aventine

I’ve said it many times – and I’m sure those of you who have been to or know Rome will agree – there are so many things to see and do that sometimes it all just gets a little overwhelming. Call me crazy, but sometimes I worry that my growing list of places to explore will never end! But then again, that’s the true beauty of living here. It’s new

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