Spring Explorations

I actually suggested to friends the other day that there should be a special tax on visitors to Rome in April and early May.

The city is just too beautiful this time of year. Flowers bursting into bloom, bird songs, crisp mornings and warm midday sun, vibrant evenings, the energy of new exhibits planned over winter months, a host of cultural events, artichokes.… read more

Studio Rome

Studio Rome Workshops

Join our small group (no more than six), off-the-beaten-track workshops.

  • Hands-on experience working with maps and measurements, timelines and time travel.
  • The geographic area we cover is between Castel Sant’Angelo and Piazza Navona
  • The historic periods run from the Etruscans to today’s Romans.
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New Underground Rome

I got a chance to check out the new metro station just before it opened to the public on Saturday. Absolutely spectacular! The finds on display tell the story of Rome through stratigraphy (graphically marked with a clear indication of level below modern ground), chronology (with key dates popping up as you descend) and themes (color coding of themes dear to Sustainable Rome readers: water, reuse, etc.).… read more