HeartRome

My life and times in the eternal city and beyond

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Life… in Rome

Let’s just say it’s been an eye opener dealing with the transition of holidaying in Italy to living in Italy.  Firstly the change of pace (and season!)  Having to get used to NOT waking up every day and going to the beach! In fact, NOT waking up in a hotel! NOT going out for dinner every night! NOT going shopping (well, real shopping!) every single day! So in the space

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You know you’re living in Italy when…

A taxi driver asks you if it’s ok to stop & grab a coffee with him & if he’s “your type”… Um awkward!! You get mugged blind without even noticing! You get asked out on a date walking out of a tabaccheria (smoke shop) Cops stop mid way through giving someone a fine to check you out & say “buongiorno signorina” You can buy a bottle of good wine at

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Hello world!

So this is it… the BIG dream of living in ROME, ITALY & I’m living it… right now! I left Melbourne just on 11 weeks ago.. how time flies!  I spent the European summer in Abruzzo, Rome, Como, Milan, London, Split, Brac, Lipari, Sardegna and Lipari again! I know.. sounds exhausting hey!  But it has been one of the best summers of my life… Actually, not all that dissimilar to other summers

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