Category Archives: Travel

La Pasticceria Siciliana bakery in Rome, Italy

September 4 to 7, 2018:  We were so lucky to be able to stay at a BnB which provided daily included breakfast at a local cafe!  The host must have struck a deal with this La Pasticceria Siciliana bakery in … Continue reading

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Il Fornaio Bakery in Rome, Italy

Sept. 6, 2018:  It was such a hot and sunny day that we sought refugee inside this Italian bakery for some authentic pastries and snacks.  There weren’t a lot of visitors here on a weekday at 3:30 p.m.  After we … Continue reading

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Rome, Italy 2018 ~ Day 4: Pantheon, Piazza Navona, Campo de’ Fiori, Trastevere, Tiber Island

Thurs. Sept. 6, 2018.  Day 4: It was a mildly relaxing day today with lots of sights to see but with mostly casual trips and sightseeing; nothing too ambitious like the past two days. 😀 We started with the first … Continue reading

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Trattoria da Augusto in Rome, Italy

September 6, 2018:  Our BnB host highly recommended Trattoria da Augusto for an authentic “down home cooking kitchen” experience.  We were certainly up for it and put it on our itinerary for the last day.  Unfortunately, Trattoria da Augusto‘s dinner … Continue reading

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Rome, Italy 2018. Day 3 ~ Colosseum, Double Pizzas, Roman Forum, Trevi Fountain, Double Desserts

Day 3.  Wed. Sept. 5, 2018: On this third day of our Rome adventures, we hurriedly rushed out of the door again in order to make it to the breakfast place to grab our croissants and beverages and in order … Continue reading

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Ristorante Sant’Andrea in Rome, Italy

September 5, 2018:  After marvelling at the magnificent Trevi Fountain, we browsed the nearby streets for a restaurant for dinner.  Vince gave us a tip to look for restaurants with the “trattoria” word in it (which meant simple Italian dishes … Continue reading

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Naumachia Ristorante in Rome, Italy

September 5, 2018:  After visiting the Colosseum, it was time for lunch.  We crossed the street and passed by many tourist trap restaurants (as many as we could) before choosing Naumachia Ristorante.  There were many customers dining in at this … Continue reading

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