QuodLibet means literally "Whatever Pleases", a latin word used for "free"compositions - music and rhetoric. A mix of different "voices" within the same context. That's why we like this word so much, because it can be the definition of a state of mind, a definition of an attitude. The positive attitude that we usually see … Continue reading The meaning of QuodLibet – an attitude to visit Rome
From the Coliseum to the Domus Aurea, together with the Borghese Gallery There are a couple of must to be seen sights of interest in Rome that should be booked in advance: some of them because the reservation is mandatory, some of them because they are extremely busy (some sort of bottle necks of the … Continue reading Sights to book in Advance in Rome
Unesco World Heritage Site, the Val d'Orcia is one of the most famous areas in Italy. If you think about Tuscany, and its landscapes, then usually the picture you are imagining is taken in Val D'Orcia. The Val d'Orcia is south of Siena, just north of the border with the Lazio Region (the region of … Continue reading From Rome to Val d'Orcia. An easy one day excursion.
Maybe not everybody knows that Rome has a very efficient system of running fresh water that the city inherited from the ancient Romans. The Roman aqueducts are still one of the marvels the ancient Romans have left, not only in Rome but also in many other regions of what once was the Roman Empire. What … Continue reading Water of Rome – From Trevi to the “Nasoni” – An interesting surprise
The Etruscan Museum of Rome is located right at the edge of Villa Borghese Park, on the opposite side of the Pincio Terrace, on the so called Villa Giulia Area. The Museums, where are stored some of the most important repertoes from the Etruscan civilization (in Italian Peninsula before the Romans), is hosted in the … Continue reading Etruscans, if not in Rome, where? – Discover the Etruscan Museum
The so called GNAM (Galleria NazionaleArte Moderna) is the only Italian National Museum Completely dedicated to the Modern and Contemporary Art, located in Rome. In a city like Rome, where people mainly think about ancient art (mainly Roman and Etruscan) the Galleria Nazionale di Arte Moderna, together with the MAXXI (Modern Art from the 21st … Continue reading Modern Art National Museum – Rome
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"
Gelato Part 1 - Lemongrass There are several opportunities for Ice Cream lovers in Rome. Nowadays the ice cream quality is increasing, thanks to a growing attention to the use of the ingredients and a constant struggle among the ice cream makers to make the "best Gelato" in Rome and to try new flavors and … Continue reading Ice Cream in Rome – Where to eat the best Gelato
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
We like sweets, and we like sweetness. So we particularly appreciated the nice touch we received this morning from our most frequently returning (and I would say "best") guest. He is now part of our QuodLibet family, coming to stay with us in Rome from Copenhagen, Denmark, approximately four times a year since 2012. That's … Continue reading A Danish surprise in Rome