Category Archives: Musings

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

5 Great Reasons to Visit Rome in the Winter

Rome often brings to mind snapshop images from a warmer time of year when the city is bathed in that sunny and delicious glow.  While the months of March through November are indeed a beautiful time of year to be … Continue reading

Is Rome safe?

If I had to choose one of the most frequently asked questions we receive at The Beehive, at the top of the list would be those regarding safety.  Is Rome safe? Is our neighborhood safe? Guidebooks can paint a grim … Continue reading

5 October 2013