Category Archives: Rome

Running Rome – a personal account of running the Rome Marathon

a guest post & photos by Annika Blyckertz My friend Annika is a salon owner in her mid-thirties from Gävle, Sweden – married with a 15 year old son.  She’s a casual runner who ran the Rome marathon in 2014. … Continue reading

22 February 2016

Wine and olive oil tours near Rome

When you’re in the midst of the chaos of an urban city center like Rome, it’s difficult to imagine that just a few kilometers out of town you’ll find a rural idyll with green hills, rolling green pastures, olive trees, … Continue reading

16 May 2015

Rome’s Hidden Museums with Context Travel

In the center of Rome alone there are over 100 museums.  They range from the most visited (Vatican Museums ) to the oldest (Capitoline Museums ) to another that many people consider has one of the most exceptional collections of … Continue reading

Climbing a terracotta mountain in Rome

I lived in Panama as a child and I was a bit of a wildish creature.  I spent 6 years barefoot and most of my waking hours were spent without walls – the worst punishment I could receive from my … Continue reading