Rome

Taste in Travel: Understanding Cultures through Food premium
The number of times I’ve been asked how I became a culinary {and travel} writer is too many to count. Frankly, I’m not exactly sure how to answer. Eating is an essential part of life, and I appreciate good food, whether it’s chicken and rice served from a Singaporean hawker stand or a perfect French […]
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November 4, 2014
What I wish I knew before Renting a Car in Italy premium
In the months leading up to October’s Italy trip, I realized that a rental car would be necessary. One of the things I love about Europe is the ease of traveling by train, and I try to take advantage as much as possible. But, the rails wouldn’t take me to the isolated Tuscan villa or […]
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3 Famous Things I Didn’t See in Europe {and What I Did Instead} premium
Traveling is all about seeing stuff, right? I used to think so, but now I’m not so sure. For each city I had a punch card listing the places I had to see, but as the days passed, I realized that I wasn’t actually checking those items off.
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October 10, 2012
Revealed: The Italian Itinerary premium
In case you’ve been M.I.A. for the last six or so months, you might not know that I’m headed to Europe for thirty days. Let me recap just so that everyone is up to speed. I explained in my recent post that Prague is the first stop on my Go with Oh tour. I also confessed that […]
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February 9, 2012
Like that Time I Met the Pope… premium
When you go to Rome there are just certain things that you do: visit the Colosseum, see the Sistine Chapel, throw a coin in the Trevi Fountain, and climb the Spanish Steps. And if you’re lucky enough to be in Rome on a Wednesday, you can hang out with pope like I did.
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December 25, 2011
Merry Christmas from Rome premium
Christmas 2010 was spent in Rome, and what a magical place to be. This is a view from the Villa Borghese gardens over Piazza del Popolo, literally “people’s square.” In the distance, you can also see St. Peter’s Basilica. I arrived just hours before taking this picture, and much to my surprise (and all the […]
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