Castel Gondolfo

Mysterious Hills, Wine Festivals and the Pope’s Second Home…

What do all of these things have in common?  They take place in the Castelli Romani.  These are hillside towns to the southeast of Rome.  It is a place where many Romans go (ummmm…including the Pope)  to escape… Read More

Review of Rome Marathon

When I used to hear people say things like: “I am going to San Francisco to see my sister run the marathon,” I used to think those people were CRAZY! Not my friend taking the trip, but her… Read More

aqueduct park rome, rome

Off the Beaten Path in Rome – Aqueduct Park

My husband is from Rome, so I get to spend a lot of time there.  What a fab place to “have to” return to a few times a year.  Rome has a never-ending list of things to see: … Read More