Tag: Italy

Roman tea in English style

Who would have thought there would be a small piece of England in the middle of Rome? To the side of the Spanish Steps on the Piazza di Spagna, I discovered Babington’s Tea Room, where fine tea and eatables are to…

Cool oasis in the Eternal City

Rome is known for its fountains, from the smallest wall fountains that provide drinking water to the large plaza fountains, which instill feelings of awe and grandeur. But this summer, many of them were under wraps being cleaned, repaired or restored. So…

It really does lean

The ultimate in touristy things to do when visiting Italy is to visit the Leaning Tower of Pisa. So when I was in the region recently, I had to go see it. “Leaning Tower” is not technically its name, since the structure…