Autumn in Rome

“My heart remembers fountains where children played…
Gardens where dreams were made”

Of all the times to visit this magnificent city, Autumn is probably my favourite.  The first time I visited Rome was at this time of year, and we have travelled there each October since (as well as summer and winter, of course 😊). For warm sunny weather (around 23/24°C) with fewer crowds, October in Rome is hard to beat.  Tony Bennett (and Andy Williams and Peggy Lee….) felt the need to sing about it, and it’s easy to see why.

Read on to discover some more of my recommendations and dining highlights.  Don’t forget to check out my previous Rome posts for more ideas and inspiration..

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Adventures in beautiful Venezia; part due

St Mark’s Square Museums (Piazza San Marco): Doge’s Palace, Correr Museum & a visit to Murano

Benvenuto! In my previous post, “What news on the Rialto?” adventures in beautiful Venezia; part uno, I talked about the opulent Boscolo Venezia hotel, my recommended eateries around Venice, as well as the “must do” operas by Musica a Palazzo.

So, after all that incredible seafood, pasta & opera, you’ll be in need of a nice relaxing day wandering the galleries and palaces of this beautiful city… of course avoiding the queues where possible 🙂 Continue reading “Adventures in beautiful Venezia; part due”