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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
  • Food

    Sam’s Persian Kitchen: Rome, Italy

    If you live in Rome, discussions about where to find good ethnic food are common, while results for actual good ethnic restaurants are not. Sure, the Ethiopian is fine, but other than that you…

    January 27, 2015
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    New Article Published! 10 Easy Ways to Save in Rome

    Just wanted to let everyone know I have a new article published in Eurocheapo! 10 Easy Ways to Save in Rome in 2014 Lush landscapes, stunning monuments, exciting history, beautiful art, mouthwatering food and…

    April 26, 2014
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    Sciascia Caffè | Rome, Italy

    This Monday I’m back in Rome, and in desperate need of a coffee… Clinking cups, the thwamp of the espresso tamp, and the deep, comforting smell of freshly ground coffee greet you as you step…

    March 31, 2014
  • Travel

    Welcome to Rome

    Cocooned in my parents’ house in Wisconsin for six weeks, it was hard to remember that I actually live in Rome. I spent most of the time in my pajamas, waking up early to…

    December 29, 2013
  • Travel

    A Perfect Sunday in Rome

    Now that it’s fall, the beach weekends, parties, and vacations of summer are a distant memory. The days are suddenly short and the heat has vanished, leaving us with daily downpours.  With the end…

    October 11, 2013