Read Italy by the city & other travels

Click on a city name for all the blog entries; Rome      /see also -> John Keats in Rome / Artemisia Gentileschi‘s art in Italy Naples Capri Florence Venice Boston & New England New York, New York New Orleans, Louisiana London Paris Ireland UK French West Indies Mayan Mexico / Yucatan

italian journey

Rome is a Fellini movie. It is the annual barbarian invasion. It is a lack of catalytic converters. It is hundreds of vespas whirring and beeping through roundabouts. It is a hypnotic siren screaming through the city. Rome is an open-aired art museum, a feast for all the senses. It is packed with all that I want out of life, footsteps […]

On Rome

I have a wanderlust for all the beautiful and fascinating places in the world, especially art filled cities full of history and literary haunts. In 1998, when I was 22 I first traveled to Italy. From the moment we stepped out of our tiny Hotel Genio and around the corner to the Piazza Navona, we […]