Favourite Roman Rooftops

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Rome is overrun with tourist nearly all year long and summer is particularly dreadful, so sometimes you just need to escape the crowds and enjoy the beauty of Rome from above. When I just can’t take the throngs of tourists any longer I ascend to these little rooftop havens šŸ™‚

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Lake Ohrid, Macedonia

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Whilst living in Pristina, weekends away are nearly compulsory. Don’t get me wrong, Pristina is grand…there just isn’t a whole lot to do if you’re around at every weekend. Additionally, as someone hailing from a littoral zone, I need regular body-of-water fixes. So this weekend’s destination was Lake Ohrid in eastern Macedonia.

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Florence, Italy

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After a day in Rome all to myself, I headed to the Termini and hopped on a train to FlorenceĀ to meet a close mate from our grad school days in London. Both having studied abroad in Italy during our undergrads, we’d done our fair shares of meandering from northern to southern Italy. I hadn’t been to FlorenceĀ since 2008 so was quite excited to have a refresher. Here’s what I’ve gotten up to in Florence over the years…

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