Rome Day 3: Old and new!

Rome can’t be beat for ancient history (Oh, fine….maybe a few other countries can claim some stuff too…) We toured Piazza Navona, the first sporting grounds in Rome – with our tour going from street level to below the square. Then the Trevi Fountain. Then the Pantheon. All so beautiful. In the afternoon, we got…

Day: CONI and Roma 2024

Where do we start to explain today? Simple – opportunity of a lifetime. We were invited to visit the Italian Olympic Committee (CONI in Italian) and the Roma 2024 bid committee for the day. We toured the main headquarters, which are rich with history, dating back to the Mussolini era of power. We were in…

Day 1: Hello Rome!

The game has changed. We’ve gone from rain, clouds and cold weather in Paris to the sun, blue sky and flowers of Rome. Our day was mostly consumed with travel, getting from Paris to Rome, and then into our new apartments and neighborhood. The night was capped off by a nice dinner at a local…