Everything’s coming up roses – in Rome

Rome is always beautiful in the spring and early summer. One the things I love about the season is how colorful the blooming flowers look against the city’s imposing monuments. Nothing beats the city’s beautiful roses when they are in bloom. Each year, I make a visit to the city’s Rose Garden, just off the…

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Reason #5,357 to love Rome – The Rose Garden

Every spring I make a point to visit Rome’s lovely Rose Garden (Roseto Comunale di Roma).  The garden’s location is perfect – on the Aventine Hill with stunning views over the Circus Maximus and the Palatine Hill. Yet a short stroll in this oasis of tranquility is an enjoyable respite from the hectic pace of…

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