HeartRome

My life and times in the eternal city and beyond

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New York Food & Travel Guide… for when you’ve been before

New York. New York New York. Ol’ blue eyes sure got it in one when he sang: “…A city that never sleeps.”. Throw a borderline-insomniac-adrenalin freak like me into the mix and you can bet that the first time (and the second and third) I visited the big apple I hardly shut eye!     I’ve always said you feel like you’re in the centre of the universe when you’re in Manhattan. It

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Summer: It’s that time again

If I’m out of blog touch for a little while it’s because it’s going to be another one of those summers! I will complete something like 65 hours of flight time by the end of it – all including a zip in and zip out of Melbourne to baptise my beautiful nephew and a mini side trip to Hawaii to be a bridesmaid in my close friend’s wedding. It’s going

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Haus Garten – Rome’s New Bagel Bar

Last week Haus Garten opened in Rome’s Prati / Delle Vittorie area claiming to be one of the first ‘bagel bars’ in the city. I love trying a new place so I checked it out tonight with a friend. Located pretty much on the lungotevere (along the river) the atmosphere is fun and relaxed with a garden style theme, as the name suggests. Shabby-chic is what I think this style

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Eataly opens in Rome

I just about died and went to food heaven tonight. If you’re anti corporate, anti food malls or just anti commercial, I suggest you stop reading now. To this end, the opening of Eataly in Ostiense’s old air terminal has endured its fair share of critics. I’m not one of them. Quite the opposite in fact, because after visiting tonight for the first time, you could say I’m one of

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