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    Livia Hengel | Rome Expert

    There are many good things that came out of moving to Rome. An appreciation for something as simple as cheese and cracked pepper on fresh pasta, for one, or having the luxury of walking…

    November 3, 2016
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    Coffee Monday

    What Is a Moka Pot?

    Before moving to Rome, I had never seen a Moka Pot, the aluminum coffee brewer present on every Italian stovetop. The iconic, eight-sided contraption was invented in 1933 by Luigi De Ponti for Alfonso Bialetti’s…

    October 17, 2016
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    Two Perfect Days in Rome

    {Nude flats, black dress, foldover bag, nude lipstick} About once a year, I get an aching urge to visit Rome. I dream in pizza and piazzas, and have to book a flight. Actually, this Romesickness happens…

    September 23, 2016
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    Natalie Kennedy | An American In Rome

      Natalie Kennedy is the author behind one of my favorite blogs about Rome. Her love for her adopted city is clear through her posts, which are honest, humorous, and informative for visitors and…

    August 31, 2016
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    My Favorite Books About Italy

    Italy doesn’t need much advertising. But in honor of a coming trip to Rome, and just in case you’ve never found yourself fantasizing about waking up in a Tuscan villa, here’s a list of some…

    May 8, 2015