She decided to string together several romantic events " a picnic in the Villa Borghese gardens, a Rossini concert in an old church and dinner in a charming neighbourhood trattoria in Trastevere
" so there would be a few opportunities to propose.
Finish with three nights at boutique four-star Donna Camilla Savelli in Rome's Trastevere
On the way back we stopped off in Villefranche and enjoyed a delicious meal at the Trastevere
restaurant on the harbour.
Heavy lidded and with dark circles under his eyes, the artist, as Guy jokes, looks as though he has just spent a hard night drinking in Trastevere
The dramatic space, designed by Andrea Lupacchini, who is also behind Bowerman's Glass Hostaria in Trastevere
, plays with stark black-and-white contrasts.
Caption: In Rome's Basilica of Santa Maria in Trastevere
March 23, Archbishop Jose Luis Escobar of San Salvador uses incense to bless a missal used by Blessed Oscar Romero.
In contrast, the latest show, at the gallery's recently relocated space in Rome's Trastevere
neighborhood, brought together works made of materials including wrought iron, glass, and candles to conjure an altogether darker feeling.
Our tour guide, Sofia, then whisks us through the city she describes as an "architectural lasagne", starting at the magnificent Trevi Fountain and finishing in the bustling bohemian streets of Trastevere
Tornera a vederlo in seguito il cielo di Roma, quando scegliera di trasferirsi nella capitale per il resto dell'esistenza, dal '45 al '75, e il sole riprendera a splendere sulle rovine, fra le "stradette" di Trastevere
"che odorano dell'odore campestre delle stalle", nei viali di Villa Borghese dove "le ragazze passeggiano tenendosi per mano" e il "venditore di lupini dorme nell'erba", dentro le osterie che sono il vero "centro della vita" di una citta irridente e irriverente, dove sulla Vespa che furoreggia si riesce ad andare "in tre, in quattro, in cinque".
Soon after Italian-born brothers Francesco and Simone Panella opened Antica Pesa in Williamsburg, New York, modelled on the original one in the Trastevere
neighbourhood of Rome, established in 1922, the gastronomic glow of its authentic Italian fare was matched by the throng of A-list celebrities who have been frequenting it, ever since -- Madonna, Al Pacino, Robert De Niro, Mick Jagger, Charlize Theron, Richard Gere, Leonardo Di Caprio, you name it.
View from the Gianicolo Most visitors to Rome wander through Trastevere
while remaining oblivious to the hill above.
Father Michael Perry, worldwide head of one of the branches of the Franciscan order, said monks in a convent south of Rome had taken in a refugee family and another convent in the central Rome neighbourhood of Trastevere
was housing 15 people.