Category Archives: Italy

Throwing Coins in the Trevi Fountain, Rome

The Trevi fountain is a stunning example of Baroque art. It has witnessed countless love stories ending and beginning, marriage proposals, film scenes (in La Dolce Vita), tourists and thousands of years of history. There is a legend associated with

Throwing Coins in the Trevi Fountain, Rome

The Trevi fountain is a stunning example of Baroque art. It has witnessed countless love stories ending and beginning, marriage proposals, film scenes (in La Dolce Vita), tourists and thousands of years of history. There is a legend associated with

Inside the Pantheon: Rome, Italy

As I receive news that every friend I have is married, pregnant or in some form of domestic bliss, I found my bliss: visiting the Pantheon in Rome. Another dream I could tick off as complete. (Funnily enough, I can

Inside the Pantheon: Rome, Italy

As I receive news that every friend I have is married, pregnant or in some form of domestic bliss, I found my bliss: visiting the Pantheon in Rome. Another dream I could tick off as complete. (Funnily enough, I can

The Epitome of Ancient Rome: Visiting the Colosseum

I was offered a job in Italy 12 years ago as a nanny/tutor for an ex-political/military couple who had a summer house in Cannes. Good thing I didn’t accept; I may have never left. Today, I finally got to tick

The Epitome of Ancient Rome: Visiting the Colosseum

I was offered a job in Italy 12 years ago as a nanny/tutor for an ex-political/military couple who had a summer house in Cannes. Good thing I didn’t accept; I may have never left. Today, I finally got to tick

Visiting the Vatican Museum and the Sistine Chapel

“Without having seen the Sistine Chapel, it’s not possible to have an idea of what one man is capable of doing” – Goethe It wasn’t my first instinct to visit the Vatican: I am not particularly religious. I was, however,

Visiting the Vatican Museum and the Sistine Chapel

“Without having seen the Sistine Chapel, it’s not possible to have an idea of what one man is capable of doing” – Goethe It wasn’t my first instinct to visit the Vatican: I am not particularly religious. I was, however,