Tag: Rome

  • 43

    43

    Another year has passed, and it’s my birthday again! 🎉 Quite a lot has changed in the last year. Last year, I looked back on 2017, and where my path had taken me. I pretty much ended my retrospective with the following: While I don’t have all the answers (not even remotely), perhaps being 42 […]

  • Walking through the narrow streets of Rome

    Even though I was in Rome for a team meetup, we had a free day on the Friday. I took a train to the central station in Rome with one of my colleagues, with the intention to go visit some of the attractions we’d read about on foot.

  • Spectacular views of Rome from Gianicolo Hill

    The views of Rome from Gianicolo Hill are pretty spectacular. You can get a sense of the history of the city when you look out at the buildings ahead of you.

  • A stroll through the Vatican City

    I went for a relatively quick stroll through the Vatican City with a colleague this afternoon. It’s spectacular, and busy. I snapped a couple photographs along the way. I’m planning to return there tomorrow morning to spend some more time taking better photos.

  • We have a great view of St Peter’s Basilica from our hotel. I went up to the hotel’s rooftop deck before heading to my hotel room for the night to take a couple photos, including this one: We’ll probably get to see more of the Vatican, and other sights in Rome on Friday. For now, […]

  • When in Rome …

    When in Rome …

    One of the perks of working for Automattic is having the opportunity to travel for team and company meetups. I arrived in Rome earlier today for a week-long team meetup. Because we’re a distributed company, we don’t often have a chance to meet our teams in person. Meetups are fantastic opportunities to get to know […]