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Category Archives: Churches

Piazza del Popolo

  Many visitors to Rome are eager to rush to Piazza Navona, but I prefer the spaciousness of Piazza del Popolo. On the north-side of the piazza is Basilica Santa Maria del Popolo and tucked away in a corner chapel … Continue reading

3 June 2014 Art, Churches, History, Musings, Piazza del Popolo, Rome

“What’s around The Beehive?”

When we opened The Beehive back in 1999, a lot of our first customers were very young backpackers.  We would inevitably get someone who would ask “so I’ve seen the Colosseum, the Pantheon and Piazza Navona – what else is … Continue reading

11 February 2013 Art, Churches, Food, Gelato, Museums, Rome, Termini