Posing Bird, Rome, Italy

I was on the Cupola of Saint Peter’s Basilica – Vatican, when I noticed this bird. I went closer to make photos of him thinking he might fly away. But Continue Reading →

Ospedale delle Bambole, Naples, Italy

Ever heard of a Dolls Hospital? It was a quite curious thing when you know that his place has been operating since 1899!!!

Dancing Tango with my umbrella, Rome, Italy

Rome is a very lively city. During the carnival, everybody would go out disguised with their children on the streets to watch the Carnevale Romano. An amazing show, really. But Continue Reading →

Carnevale Romano 2011

The best part of my stay in Rome was the Carnevale Romano. A grandiose event filled with beauty, poetry and costumes. People would come fill the Piazza del Popolo to Continue Reading →

Bioparco of Rome, Italy

The Bioparco of Rome is 100 years old! Founded in 1911, it’s one of the oldest zoos in Europe. I had the chance to spend half a day under the Continue Reading →

Babington’s Tea Rooms and Antico Caffè Greco in Rome, Italy

This place is a charming English tea room in Rome. It was founded in 1893 by two English women at a time when tea was still sold in the pharmacy. Continue Reading →

Burning car in Circo Massimo, Rome, Italy.

When I was visiting the area on 23 February, 2011, I came across a mini local event on my way to the metro station. What could the story be?

Unveiling of Saint Maron statue inside the Vatican in Rome, Italy

This is my first post about Rome, Italy. On 23 February, 2011 the unveiling of Saint Maron statue inside the Vatican took place. There were a group of Lebanese would Continue Reading →

Few tweets and quick shots from #Rome, Italy

Below, a few consolidated tweets from #Rome while I was in Italy for vacation from 22 February till 13 March, 2011. I can ask for a taxi online. Cool! http://j.mp/hPBwt5 #Rome Continue Reading →

ritakml preparing for Rome

We were sitting quietly watching TV last month my mom and I, when suddenly, dad came up pointing his finger at our face: “You and you need a vacation! Go Continue Reading →