During my semester abroad in Rome, I experienced quite a few Holidays in the city (Easter, St.Patrick's Day, etc.). My favorite was Valentine's Day.
Throw one coin in the Trevi fountain and you'll come back to Rome. Throw two and you're ensured a new romance. Throw three and you'll get married. I've thrown zero coins into the Trevi Fountain, but so far, I've won. As most of you know, I lived in Rome for six months back in 2015. …
Thanks to the ingenuity of the Etruscans, Greeks, and later the Romans themselves, there are plenty of Ancient Ruins to explore in Italy. The best--in my not so humble opinion-- is the town of Ostia Antica.
A short essay about one of my favorite spots in Rome, Italy.
I'm sick, and cranky, but I promised myself I would post this before the week was over. So, onwards and upwards, to Pompeii!