Weekend Market in Rome – Steps from the Circus Maximus

Sunday is a day to slow down, relax, and enjoy your surroundings, and of course, eat some good food.  Sunday is a perfect day to take a walk on Via dei Fori Imperiali (it is closed to traffic on Sunday), around the Colosseum, over to the Palatine, to the Circus Maximus.  By now you will … More Weekend Market in Rome – Steps from the Circus Maximus

Pranzo Sociale at La Casetta Rossa

Pranzo Sociale – prezzo popolare.  These four words are music to my ears.  It is loosely translated as a cheap & delicious lunch.  Popolare derives from the word popolo, which means people, in the sense of a community.  Un pranzo sociale ad un prezzo popolare is not only a lunch, but an opportunity for members of the community to get together to … More Pranzo Sociale at La Casetta Rossa

Road trip to Bolsena

Over the summer (yes, this is a long over-due post!), thanks to an offer that we could not refuse from Groupon, we headed to Lake Bolsena for a quick weekend out of Rome.   Instead of the autostrada, we decided to take the slower, but more scenic Cassia out of Rome.  Luckily we did not run into much traffic, and we … More Road trip to Bolsena