Walking the Appian Way in Rome

Appian Way in Rome - Walking or biking is possible

After all the eating we did on Easter, I would have been happy to walk the first 16km of the Appian Way and back. Easter for us is usually synonymous with a feast but this year, the weekend happened to also coincide with three birthdays in the family. If that wasn’t enough, we had friends […]

Our Easter Lunch

Easter lunch: Appetizers

This year our Easter lunch was supposedly more low-key than previous years. At the last minute, it was just my brother-in-law’s family who came over as my sister-in-law made her way to Naples. However, low-key doesn’t mean less food.  Somehow when we planned the menu, it looked simple and not excessive. We had the usual […]

Celebrating Easter in Rome

Easter in Rome: Preparations at Colosseum for Stations of the Cross

If you are celebrating Easter in Rome, here are a few posts which I have come across that will provides very useful information regarding the different events taking place in the city and of course, don’t forget to try some food specifically for Easter. Easter Week in Rome by Viator Travel Blog Easter in Rome: […]

Easter religious celebrations in Rome Italy

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If you have read my other post about Easter in Rome, I had mentioned this religious celebration here in Italy  is now more associated with chocolate eggs, colomba and lamb.  However, as you can see from the two videos below, there are many people who still participate in the religious celebrations held on Good Friday […]

Easter in Rome Italy

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Easter celebrations here in Rome started a month ago with supermarkets selling a wide variety of chocolate Easter eggs and a typical Italian cake called colomba. Although Easter is a religious festival, the commercialization of Easter in Italy has resulted in many children associating Easter with chocolate eggs. However, the religious celebrations in Rome kicked […]

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