The Rome List: What I’m Packing, Watching, Reading & Planning for my Trip

I’m off to Rome! (And Paris, but let’s tackle Rome first…) I haven’t been to Rome in almost 30 years, when I was post-college and pre-real job. I had a few things going for me at the time– a pretty good handle on conversational Italian, a previous visit a few years earlier, a degree in Classics and a Blue Guide and fantastic cardio conditioning after a year of skiing and waitresses. But pretty much no money, no game plan and a suitcase full of all the wrong clothes.  This time, I’ll be traveling with my 20 year old son Colin … Read more…