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Giorno per giorno 

Mega Buongiorno!

We have been living a day to day existence in Rome, letting all the small details and exotic differences wash over us.

Moving very slowly sometimes; resting on stoops and fountains, in squares (near Campo di Fiore, ricotta cakes in hand), wandering through the… 953 more words

Jewish Ghetto of Rome

The term “ghetto” originated in Italy from the word “getto” meaning foundry.

In Venice, in 1516, a Jewish population lived in the area near the copper foundry, so the term was used to describe where they resided. 368 more words


The Great Dictator

The Great Dictator (1940) directed by Charlie Chaplin, watched on 5/26/15

Review by Armando

Watched with Christopher Grace and Rebecca Martin.

I put off this brief review for several days because I struggled to understand my reaction to this famous Chaplin movie. 745 more words

Rooma yhdessä päivässä: Tuijan lempipaikat!

Tulossa Italiaan ja vain päivä aikaa Roomassa? Tässä sinulle täydellinen kävelyreitti, jota uskollisesti seuraamalla näet, koet, ja maistat Rooman parasta antia!

Aloitetaan aamu Colosseumilta. Vierailu maailman ykkös-paikalla olevaan arkeologiseen nähtävyyteen on tietysti Rooman ykkönen. 1,696 more words


Jewish Ghetto

This Jewish fellow was in the Jewish Quarter (called in Venice, with none of the negative associations North Americans have with the word, a “ghetto”). 131 more words


The Eternal City.

After all my countless visits to Rome, the capital of Italy, this city’s beauty never ceases to amaze me. 200 more words


Discovering Warsaw's History on Foot

In recent days, I managed to take in some free walking tours that took me around the city and discussed a variety of topics. With several tour companies offering similar services, you simply select the tours that best match your schedule. 360 more words