dammi una vespa

The hidden secrets of Rome are best found from the seat of il motorino¬†zipping along the Corso and into the hills. Or on foot strolling the winding cobblestone paths. Lunapop had it right: “Dammi una vespa e ti porto in vacanza.” The holiday of a lifetime awaits you in Italy, this is one woman’s journeyContinue reading “dammi una vespa”

Roman Holiday: Getting There

The plane touched down in Rome just after 6AM, an earlier arrival than planned according to the pilots: Una bella giornata a Roma…and it was, once we got past the archaic, queue-less customs counter. The herd of arriving passengers was more of a cattle corral, literally. ¬†I wish I had the sense to take aContinue reading “Roman Holiday: Getting There”