I am Legend Film Location
I am Legend Film Location

I am Legend Film Location

I am Legend 2007 Film Set Locations Recently visited the mighty NY, the big apple, New York Babe, and amongst many sight seeing locations, some of the famous movie locations were top priority for myself. I am Legend, is great film, set in New York, Robert Neville (Will Smith) is a scientist who was unable to stop the spread of the terrible virus that was incurable and man-made. Immune, Neville is now the last human survivor in what is left of New York City and perhaps the world.... 

How to make the perfect Spaghetti Carbonara

How to make the perfect Spaghetti Carbonara

How to make carbonara the italian way! Pasta Carbonara, spaghetti carbonara as we called it! Whats the secret to this simply dish. This is one of my fav’s, and really simply to make and quick. Don’t bother with a sauce for this, you make the sauce far better and cheaper yourself. “Carbonara is the Italian word for ‘charcoal burner’, so some people believe this dish was first made for charcoal workers in the Apennine mountains. The general view now, though,... 

As Roma US tour announced

As Roma US tour announced

As Roma have just announced next year pre-season tour fixtures in the mighty US of A. AS Roma (USA Tour for 2014) Dates begining – 26.07.14 – 4.08.14 vs Milan, Inter, Man Utd, Man City, Real Madrid, Liverpool & Olympiakos Wow should be good! The games will be played in 12 cities across the United States — Dallas, Washington DC, Chicago, Pittsburgh, Denver, Miami, Phoenix, Charlotte, Ann Arbor, Hartford, New York and Philadelphia. The tentative schedule for... 

After the Fall – Silvio Berlusconi Interview

After the Fall – Silvio Berlusconi Interview

Silvio Berlusconi gives his first interview after the fall The Sunday Times has a wonderfully article of the fall of Silvio berlusconi, Italy’s president, senator, convicted of sexual offences and tax fraud. Hate by most Italians, the man who controlled ac milan, and the ria tv network in italy, which needs a complete update if you ask me. The man who had underage sex, dated models, took drugs, gives away all his secrets. Some of the article here on the sunday times website. http://www.thesundaytimes.co.uk/sto/Magazine/article1365327.ece Italy’s... 

Italy vs England Rome this march

Italy vs England Rome this march

15th March will see us brits in rome for the six nations clash against italianos Get your tickets here:- http://www.federugby.it/ Wanted in Rome has 2 tickets up for grabs right now! – here http://www.wantedinrome.com/news/2002866/win-six-nations-rugby-tickets-in-rome.html Wanted in Rome has two free tickets to give away for the Italy-Scotland Six Nations rugby match at the Stadio Olimpico (Tibuna Tevere seats) on 22 February at 14.30. I’ve put an entry in my self... 

Park of monsters

Park of monsters

Parco dei monsters!, sacro bosco – bomarzo! Bosco Sacro (Sacred grove) or, locally, Bosco dei Mostri (“Monsters’ Grove”), named after the many larger-than-life sculptures, some sculpted in the bedrock, which populate this predominantly barren landscape. Some history, this garden dates back to 1552, The park of Bomarzo was intended not to please, but to astonish, and like many Mannerist works of art, its symbolism is arcane; for example, one large sculpture... 

Let’s all #bespontaneous!

Let’s all #bespontaneous!

I the, theitalianj0b loves living lastminute.com I want to be Spontaneity Champion, because? So I wanted to enter this lastminute.com competition to go travelling last minute for the whole year. The criteria been below… “Would you like to lead a more exciting and spontaneous life? To sample a world filled with unforgettable moments? Then we’ve got the ideal opportunity for you. We’re looking for someone special to become our Spontaneity Champion. If that’s you,... 

Christmas Pizza’s this is one for the italians

Christmas Pizza’s this is one for the italians

Would the Italians ever put chicken on a pizza in Rome, no way! Well here one for all you italians chefs in Roma! PORCHETTA ROMANA PIG PIZZA I CALL IT This white based pizza comes with finger licking dripping Roasted pork belly, clearly slow roasted to perfection, fresh sage and stuffing balls of mozzarella on a (biancho) base with this (honey tasting) scrumpy cide apple sauce (which after a while will make you feel ill), finished with an italian favourite in Gran Moravia cheese... 

A Italian Wedding in Lucca

A Italian Wedding in Lucca

Were back from my Auntie’s wedding in Lucca, and what a wedding, what a place for a wedding. English people getting Married in Lucca Such a relax tuscan town, a short ride for the dull over tourist Pisa, is Lucca, 4 euro ride ont he bus gets you here, you arrive to the city walls which still in close the city. Once you enter those walls you are teleported by in time, where cars are non-existence. The pace of life here is relaxed, only rush is off the bikes passing by,... 

The Great BIG Mont Blanc

The Great BIG Mont Blanc

Mont Blanc stood in the way of us returning from italy to France… We had stayed in aosta the night before, and our worse nightmare had began, SNOW fall!!! – by the time we woke up! the snow had laid! – Did this mean snow chains???? – we wasnt sure, the main roads had been cleared it looked! As we apporached the climb, we realised the snow was falling heavy then ever! but no other car seem to have snow chains on! – Everytime we came out of one of... 

Lucca “bike friendly” no cars allowed!

Lucca “bike friendly” no cars allowed!

Lucca, a town to retire too! It’s a cliché, so obviously I hesitate to use the phrase, but Lucca – cultured, peaceful and urbane – really is one of Tuscany’s best-kept secret. Within its majestic walls, its Roman and medieval heart is a medley of piazzas, tiny churches, art galleries and cobbled lanes; a place, in the words of Henry James, “overflowing with everything that makes for ease, for plenty, for beauty, for interest and good example”. Why... 

Next week is derby week!

Next week is derby week!

2013 first rome derby As Roma v Lazio 22 Sep – Serie A – 14:00 Roma vs Lazio If you’re a soccer fan, you should already know that the Serie A championship kicked off on August 24th. Check out home games at the Stadio Olimpico. The first match of The Rome Derby takes place next week on September 22nd. Rome’s local football derby between its two major teams is one of the most riotous derbies in Europe. Trust us; you haven’t lived until you’ve... 

Night Down by the River in Rome

Night Down by the River in Rome

The other week we had a date night – dinner and a movie It wasn’t your typical dinner and a movie though because we were down by the Tevere river. We first stopped at il Bistrot del Guida Ballerino for a quick bite. Guida Ballerino is a Michelin Star restaurant in Rome, but during the summer months of Lungo il Tevere they have set up a space along the river. They have a restaurant side for guests to dine by the river with a more formal menu, and a takeout space... 

World Cycling Road Race Championships 2013 LUCCA …

World Cycling Road Race Championships 2013 LUCCA …

UCI World Championships Road Cycling in Italy 2013 The World Cycling Road Race Championships 2013 will be held in Tuscany from 22nd September to 29th September. For those of us who are interested in the top Road UK Professional Cyclists including Sir Bradley Wiggins, Mark Cavendish and Chris Froome will be competing for their country. Bradley is out to win the ‘Men’s Time Trial’ which will be held on 25th Wednesday from Montecatini Terme to Firenze – 54km in total.... 

AS Roma Tickets, New Season 2013

AS Roma Tickets, New Season 2013

Ok so its nearly that time again, 2013 – 14 Serie A season is just around the corner. Here rome right now, it’s shut down week, far to hot, most italians are out of here, the beaches are full. But our beloved as roma have been busy in transfer window and now started pre-season friendlies.. Join the wolfpack You can apply right now, for a season pass… http://www.asroma.it/membership/ Ok how do you get tickets for as roma games Well you can tourist tickets for... 

  • About me and my life in Rome

    The reason for this blog, simply to tell people, how everyday life is like in Italy. Rome is where we live now, we moved here from Hull, UK. On October 10, by a mass roadtrip across europe, me, my dog and the wife, in search of happiness in Italy. I have given up everything to be here in rome with my wife! she has the job here! I am just a tourist now! I want to keep you up-to-date with my joys, my worries, my life as it happens, via this blog! real accounts, of how life can be and life can be so !!! You know!