Torre Argentina Roman Cat Sanctuary

Torre Argentina Roman Cat Sanctuary – where cats roam among the ruins in Rome. We both proudly support cat sanctuaries and adoption centres. After all, our two cats, Chickpea and Peanut are both rescued cats that we adopted from shelters in Ontario. We wholeheartedly appreciate the tireless efforts of those who operate animal shelters as they are primarily run by … Read More

Zen Trastevere: A Cozy B&B in Rome

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Wide-eyed, I peered out the window from the back seat. We zipped through the city from Roma Termini down cobblestone roads that discernibly contrasted the modern luxury shops lining the streets. Our taxi driver veered off course down narrow alleyways with sharp-angled turns, presumably to avoid traffic. My first glimpses of Rome were seemingly a blur. Before long, we had … Read More

An Underground Tour of Rome: Crypts and Catacombs

Roaming the streets of Rome is only exploring the tip of the iceberg. There are layers built upon layers spanning thousands of years from the beginnings of the ancient Roman civilization. When you visit Rome and take a stroll around the streets, there’s a great deal of history beneath where you’re walking, too. One of my favorite parts of visiting … Read More