Tag Archives: Rome

Spotlight on Taverna Trilussa

We had read about Taverna Trilussa on Tripadvisor. Rick Steves also mentioned the establishment in his Italy guidebook. They only open for dinner so we decided to take a chance and walk in early. The Taverna is a hundred year … Continue reading

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Trastevere, Rome

One highlight of our stay in Rome was learning about areas where locals like to go for a birra or an Amatriciana. Jonathan, our all around go-to person during our Rome stay, suggested various “off-the-beaten-path but not-for-the-faint-of-heart” gems. Trastevere did … Continue reading

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Revisiting Rome

We set off to our summer vacation looking forward to another adventure.  On the encouragement of some friends, we decided to take the long journey to Europe again. The trip was to get acquainted with Croatia and its surrounds.  First, … Continue reading

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What Lies Behind The Great Beauty

This past weekend, we were invited to watch a foreign film showing at the Aquarius Theater in Palo Alto by friends.  After dinner at Lyfe Kitchen, we walked over to the theater, a dowager establishment on Emerson. The film is … Continue reading

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Easter Greetings

Everywhere you look, read, browse, drive by, walk by, and listen to, there are ads and displays galore of the sugary-sweet cutest more adorable looking buck-toothed bunnies, yellow chicks, elaborately adorned bright-colored eggs in wicker baskets.  Our household has long … Continue reading

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