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Villa Gregoriana

Villa Gregoriana, Tivoli

Villa Gregoriana, Tivoli

After my disappointment with the non-functioning water gardens at Villa d’Este, I was ready to just get back on the train to Rome; I wasn’t interested in seeing another villa.  Luckily, my curiosity to see anything and everything new got the better of me, and I stopped at Villa Gregoriana, which isn’t really a villa except in a Roman ruin kind of way.  It’s actually a lush green park in a canyon with a distinctly grotto-like feel.  Even walking around during a rain storm, it was magical and I’m so happy to have found this little piece of paradise.

Villa Gregoriana, Tivoli

Villa Gregoriana, Tivoli

Villa Gregoriana, Tivoli

Villa Gregoriana, Tivoli

Villa Gregoriana, Tivoli

Villa Gregoriana, Tivoli

Villa Gregoriana, Tivoli

Villa Gregoriana, Tivoli

Villa Gregoriana, Tivoli

Villa Gregoriana, Tivoli

Villa Gregoriana, Tivoli

Villa Gregoriana, Tivoli

Villa Gregoriana, Tivoli

Villa Gregoriana, Tivoli

Villa Gregoriana, Tivoli

Villa Gregoriana, Tivoli

Safety features are so different in Italy, Villa Gregoriana, Tivoli

Safety features are so different in Italy, Villa Gregoriana, Tivoli

Villa Gregoriana, Tivoli

Villa Gregoriana, Tivoli

Villa Gregoriana, Tivoli

Villa Gregoriana, Tivoli

Villa Gregoriana, Tivoli

Villa Gregoriana, Tivoli

 

 

Villa d’Este

Villa d'Este, Tivoli

Villa d’Este, Tivoli

To escape the heat in Rome, I took a day trip out to Tivoli to visit Villa d’Este.  Though the famous water fountains weren’t working, the gardens were beautiful to see.  I’ve been posting some of these pictures on Instagram, but I’m getting all of them up here.

Villa d'Este, Tivoli

Villa d’Este, Tivoli

Villa d'Este, Tivoli

Villa d’Este, Tivoli

Villa d'Este, Tivoli

Villa d’Este, Tivoli

Villa d'Este, Tivoli

Villa d’Este, Tivoli

Villa d'Este, Tivoli

Villa d’Este, Tivoli

Villa d'Este, Tivoli

Villa d’Este, Tivoli

Villa d'Este, Tivoli

Villa d’Este, Tivoli

Villa d'Este, Tivoli

Villa d’Este, Tivoli

Villa d'Este, Tivoli

Villa d’Este, Tivoli

Villa d'Este, Tivoli

Villa d’Este, Tivoli

Villa d'Este, Tivoli

Villa d’Este, Tivoli

Villa d'Este, Tivoli

Villa d’Este, Tivoli

Villa d'Este, Tivoli

Villa d’Este, Tivoli

Villa d'Este, Tivoli

Villa d’Este, Tivoli

Villa d'Este, Tivoli

Villa d’Este, Tivoli

Villa d'Este, Tivoli

Villa d’Este, Tivoli

Villa d'Este, Tivoli

Villa d’Este, Tivoli

Villa d'Este, Tivoli

Villa d’Este, Tivoli

Villa d'Este, Tivoli

Villa d’Este, Tivoli

Villa d'Este, Tivoli

Villa d’Este, Tivoli

Villa d'Este, Tivoli

Villa d’Este, Tivoli

Villa d'Este, Tivoli

Villa d’Este, Tivoli

Villa d'Este, Tivoli

Villa d’Este, Tivoli

Tivoli

Tivoli

 

Foodie Rome

Campo de Fiori market, Rome

Campo de Fiori market, Rome

As with anywhere I travel, I found some of the best places for food in Rome.  Scouring blogs and foodie sites online, I compiled a list of must tastes, mostly bakeries.  I diligently tried all the gelato places in the city.  It was a burden, but I endured.

Campo de Fiori market, Rome

Campo de Fiori market, Rome

Forno Campo de Fiori, Rome

Forno Campo de Fiori, Rome

Forno Campo de Fiori, Rome

Forno Campo de Fiori, Rome

Forno Campo de Fiori, Rome

Forno Campo de Fiori, Rome

Aperitivo, Rome

Aperitivo, Rome

Moriondo Gariglio Confectionary and Chocolate Shop, Rome

Moriondo Gariglio Confectionary and Chocolate Shop, Rome

Moriondo Gariglio Confectionary and Chocolate Shop, Rome

Moriondo Gariglio Confectionary and Chocolate Shop, Rome

Moriondo Gariglio Confectionary and Chocolate Shop, Rome

Moriondo Gariglio Confectionary and Chocolate Shop, Rome

Grom Gelato Shop, Rome

Grom Gelato Shop, Rome

Giolitti Gelato Shop, Rome

Giolitti Gelato Shop, Rome

Fior di Luna Gelateria, Trastevere, Rome

Fior di Luna Gelateria, Trastevere, Rome

Biscottificio artigiano Innocenti cookie shop, Trastevere, Rome

Biscottificio artigiano Innocenti cookie shop, Trastevere, Rome

Biscottificio Artigiano Innocenti bakery, Trastevere, Rome

Biscottificio Artigiano Innocenti bakery, Trastevere, Rome

Old Testaccio market, now a university, Rome

Old Testaccio market, now a university, Rome

Former livestock pens at the old Testaccio Market, Rome

Former livestock pens at the old Testaccio Market, Rome

Testaccio Market, Rome

Testaccio Market, Rome

Testaccio Market, Rome

Testaccio Market, Rome

Testaccio Market, Rome

Testaccio Market, Rome

Testaccio Market, Rome

Testaccio Market, Rome

Barberini bakery, Testaccio, Rome

Barberini bakery, Testaccio, Rome

Barberini bakery, Testaccio, Rome

Barberini bakery, Testaccio, Rome

Barberini Bakery, Testaccio neighborhood, Rome

Barberini Bakery, Testaccio neighborhood, Rome

The ubiquitous foodie tours outside Volpetti, Testaccio, Rome

The ubiquitous foodie tours outside Volpetti, Testaccio, Rome

Volpetti, Testaccio, Rome

Volpetti, Testaccio, Rome

Volpetti, Testaccio, Rome

Volpetti, Testaccio, Rome

Volpetti, foodie mecca with the best suppli, Testaccio, Rome

Volpetti, foodie mecca with the best suppli, Testaccio, Rome

Lunch from Volpetti and Barberini, Rome

Lunch from Volpetti and Barberini, Rome

Tiramisu cup and hazelnut mousse chocolate from Barberini bakery, Testaccio, Rome

Tiramisu cup and hazelnut mousse chocolate from Barberini bakery, Testaccio, Rome

Eataly Rome

Eataly Rome

Eataly Rome

Eataly Rome

Eataly Rome

Eataly Rome

Eataly Rome

Eataly Rome

Eataly Rome

Eataly Rome

Eataly Rome

Eataly Rome

Live Happilly, Eataly Rome

Live Happilly, Eataly Rome