Tram 19 Rome

Rome Tram 19 – "A Streetcar Named Desire"

I Don't know why every time I see this Tram in Rome, the tram 19, I find it so fascinating. The reason is not clear to me at all. They are old (this Model of Tram called "Stanga", started to work in 1947), slow - sometimes with my bike I'm faster - and definitely not … Continue reading Rome Tram 19 – "A Streetcar Named Desire"

Terrace at QuodLibet bed and breakfast Rome

Autumn Colors in Rome

From Yellow, to orange, red, the leaves in Rome Rome is a city with imposing Plane Trees which surround the streets along the Tiber, and few streets with buildings from the late 19th century. Via Barletta, where Quodlibet bed and breakfast is located is one of those: this time of the year (from Mid October … Continue reading Autumn Colors in Rome

Rainy day in Rome at QuodLibet bed and breakfast

Rainy day in Rome

This morning was the beginning of another rainy day of this very rainy November in Rome. We were in our water and wind proof terrace, waiting for our guests to come to have their breakfast. A bit later today since the atmosphere outside was inviting to stay a bit longer in bed. A cozy atmosphere … Continue reading Rainy day in Rome

Autumn atmosphere out of the terrace at QuodLibet

Autumn in Rome

Rome is one of the greenest cities in Europe, and from the end of October its colors start to change to the brown, orange and yellow of the autumn leaves. The stunning Plane Trees which surrounds the Tiber and a few streets of the city centre (including Via Barletta where QuodLibet bed and breakfast is … Continue reading Autumn in Rome

Piazza del Popolo 5 minutes away from QuodLibet Bed and breakfast

How to tip in Rome

TIPPING POLICY IN ROME  Tipping in Rome is not a must. In the restaurants waiters are not expecting you to tip, and, in case you want to tip, you do it in cash leaving something (usually the non written rule is something between the 5 and 10 %) on the table when you leave. You … Continue reading How to tip in Rome

How to arrive at QuodLibet bed and breakfast Rome

Public transportation tickets in Rome

From our location buying daily or weekly passes is not a good idea Public transportation in Rome is quite cheap. The whole system is run by a public company called ATAC, and it is working for Metro (Subway), Buses and Trams. So the ticket is unique for all the transportation (even metropolitan trains connecting the … Continue reading Public transportation tickets in Rome

Piazza della Rotonda and the Pantheon - 15 minutes from QuodLibet bed and breakfast

Tap water in Rome

Do not waste your money on bottled water while in Rome Tap water is drinkable everywhere in Rome, and it comes from a fresh water system (actually inherited from the Ancient Rome Aqueduct System) . Rome is plenty of small running water small fountain (the so called “Nasoni”) . So do not waste your money … Continue reading Tap water in Rome

Safety and security in Rome

A few myths to leave at home Despite its size (almost 4 millions of people living in the metropolitan area of Rome) Rome is a safe city. Many rumors are said about Rome worldwide, but most of them are just false. Rome is a city with almost zero micro criminality, and attacks to tourists are … Continue reading Safety and security in Rome

Restaurants in Rome – How to use instructions

Primo, Secondo, Contorno, Dolce e Antipasto, Coperto, Servizio e Mancia …. a few words that could make complicate the relationship between restaurants in Rome and their international customers. The first thing to say is that in Rome the 80% of restaurants are Italian, so not a big choice … but for sure this is what people want to eat in Rome. The second thing to know … Continue reading Restaurants in Rome – How to use instructions