L’isola del Cinema- Rome
During my vacation in Rome, a open air film festival in the Tiber Island called L’isola del Cinema was organized. This film festival is only during the summer, from the 18th of June to the 30th of September .This event is not only about films, a lot of restaurants, bars and different stands are being build around the River Tiber to attract more visitors.The restaurants during this event is a mixture of different cultures and countries, you can eat italian, arabic or english, the choice is yours! The atmosphere is amazing, specially during evenings where a lot of people gather to eat and music is played at the different restaurants /bars. This open air film festival attracts lots of people, from young to old , tourists and of course locals and the entrance is mostly for free. Why not eat italian for dinner, smoke shisha afterwards and drink english beer at the same place.
Via Sannio Market
I´m a huge big fan of markets and there are lots of them in Rome. Usually the markets in Rome are open during sundays but Via Sannio Market is open weekdays 8-2 and Saturday 8-5. Via Sannio Market, often called the American Market, is famous for its cheep vintage clothing, military surplus, leather jackets, fake handbags and accessorize.
During 70´s Via Sannio Market was the perfect place to find the latest trends but today the market has become more touristic. Here you can find some decent items at a very low price, saying that, don’t forget to bargain the price. I just bought a gorgeous vintage Wranger jeans jacket and I bargained € 5, from €25 to €20, and I think you can bargain even more if you are in the mood. It´s really important to don’t get scammed as different eager salesmen say different price for the same item.
Today we are leaving Rome for Pescara, a seaside resort just at opposite side of Rome. Its kind of sad leaving Rome, but at the same time a relief because the heat have been a pain in the —! Last night we were at Viale Trastevere and finally find what Rome and Italy is all about. Nice small streets, cozy restaurants and a great atmosphere. Have to rush to the train and will wright about it later tonight.
ROME DAY 1
I have had an amazing first day here in Rome. The weather is very summery and hot (sometimes too hot) and the hotel is very central and fresh. We got here during afternoon and have since only been doing touristy things. Here is some pics from today!
Plazza della Repubblica
Santa Maria degli Angeli
Karl at Santa Maria degli Angeli. Nobody is allowed to show their shoulders at this church. In the entrance you can borrow scarves to cover up, like Karl did.
Monumento Nazionale a Vittorio Emanuele II
Monumento Nazionale a Vittorio Emanuele II- at the top
Ara Coeli- at the top
Karl and I at Circo Massiomo
Of course I´m gonna wear a Italian brand on my first day here in Rome.
Skirt: H&M/ Shorts: Marni for H&M/ Shoes: Tom Joule
Sunglasses: Festival Spectacles/ Necklace: Secondhand/ Perfume: Dior