2012 – Rome; Monti, Monuments, Baths, Churches and EUR 2011 – Rome, the Monti, Sant’Angelo and Palazzo Colonna 2011 – Croatia – Istria; Porec, Pula, Rovinj and Opatija 2011 – Rome; Palazzo Farnese, Cinecittà, Vatican Nights and the Hypogeum 2010 – Rome, Tivoli, Tarquinia and Centrale Montemartini 2009 – Rome; Vatican,Trastevere and the Ancient City 2007 – Rome; Walking tours in the Dog days of Summer 2006 – Rome; Christmas, Zampognari and Santo Bambino

Recent Posts

A great day in the ancient city – 2016

A great day in the ancient city – 2016

The restoration of ancient Rome has become fashionable. Last year (2015) the Coliseum completed it’s 25 million euro restoration thanks to Diego Della Valle and Tod’s Leather Goods. It hasn’t looked this good since 1349 when an earthquake caused the outer wall to collapse.   Thanks to a generous donation from the Yagi Tsusho company […]

The Walls and Gates of Rome

The Walls and Gates of Rome

The Walls of Rome The Servian Walls If you’re arriving to Rome’s 1930’s Termini Train Station, look to the right as you walk out the front of the station into the Piazza dei Cinquecento, the square named for the 500 Italian soldiers who were wiped out by 7,000 Ethiopians at the Battle of Dogali (Eritrea) […]

The (not so Spanish) Spanish Steps

The (not so Spanish) Spanish Steps

  Oh the streets of Rome are filled with rubble Ancient footprints are everywhere You can almost think you’re seeing double On a cold, dark night on the Spanish Stairs Bob Dylan, When I paint my Masterpiece, 1971     The Spanish Steps have become one of the most famous landmarks of Rome. Each Spring […]