Monthly Archives: November 2010

More Borromini

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Roma non è Roma senza la Dolce Vita

“Rome is not Rome without La Dolce Vita”, so is the moto of one of the city’s small independent cinemas, which religiously shows Fellini’s masterpiece every Sunday at 5pm (in Italian with English subtitles). The Cinema Azzurro Scipioni, on via … Continue reading

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Rain is a pain

It is raining again, and it is a real pain! The winter climate in Rome is not very pleasant, it rains every other day, and when we say rain, we mean a strong shower, not a drizzle!  Even Emperor Augustus … Continue reading

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In Monti behind the Colosseum

One of my favourite neighbourhoods in Rome is Rione Monti, located between the via Nazionale (which runs from piazza Repubblica to the Quirinale) and via Cavour (connecting Termini train station to the via dei Fori Imperiali). The area includes some … Continue reading

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