Category: Summer in Rome

The One with the Goodbye Letter

Ciao Roma, For the past month I’ve been able to listen about your history, adore your architecture and art, learn your language, understand your culture and people, and savor your delicious food. I definitely gain a few pounds while eating carbs and gelato everyday, but I’m sure the long walks under the infernal heat make ...

The One with the Landmarks

Ciao! A tint of oranges and yellows covers Rome, between dawn to dusk. The golden sun gives a vibrant touch to all its brick and marbles that overflow the cobblestone streets. But when the night hits, the city comes to live. All the landmarks, light up and it gives a magical feeling to it that ...

The One with the Sculptures

Ciao! The picturesque city of Rome filled with art in all its nooks and crannies and marvelous architecture sites rich in history can be considered the capital of art, since it is the home to most of the important art pieces and architectural sites from the masters and geniuses of art, such as Michelangelo, Bernini, ...

The One with the Free Weekend

Ciao! Italy is such a beautiful city and every region is like being in a completely different country. North, Central and South Italy have different cuisines (like I mentioned in my previous post), different Italian slang and even different culture. Studying abroad in Rome is not enough to explore all the beautiful nook & crannies ...

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Contemporary Rome

During these four weeks in Italy I have been given the opportunity to admire some of the most famous works of art from the Renaissance and Baroque period. In Florence we visited the Uffizi and in Rome we visited the Vatican Museums and the Borghese Gallery. Additionally, Rome has the most exquisite works of art ...

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The One With The Food

Ciao! Rome and Florence are both beautiful cities in Italy that are rich in history, art and culture. However, even though both cities are in the same country, they have major differences in their lifestyles, shopping habits, nightlife, activities, and most importantly, their cuisines. Either you spend a weekend or a month in each city; ...

Cobblestone and Orange Walls

Rome was made for walking; it offers warm, picturesque streets and traffic is terrible in any case, so it is more of a compulsion than an option. Even though I have received the blessing of a monthly public transportation card, I choose to wear down my espadrilles for at least a couple of hours everyday. ...