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A guide to 3 cemeteries in Rome worth visiting, all built for very different purposes: Verano, the non-Catholic cemetery and the Commonwealth cemetery.

Excavating tales of the dead in Rome’s Verano Cemetery: Cynthia Korzekwa

Testaccina visits Texan-born artist Cythia Korzekwa in her studio in San Lorenzo, to find out more about the illustrations in her compelling blog, Art for Housewives, and her project to uncover the stories of the illustrious dead in the Verano Cemetery I first came across Cythnia Korzekwa’s blog, Art for Housewives, a few months ago, and…

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Avoid the Expat blues and get in the festive spirit in Rome this December

When you’re an Expat in Rome, it can be easy to feel homesick this time of year. Maybe you’re contemplating spending Christmas far from loved ones, or you are going to see family and friends for the holidays, but you’re struggling to get through the last few weeks without them. The build-up to festivities can…

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