The Best Revenge, Episode 2: Rome
In this episode host Stephen Heiner and guest Dr. Thomas Fleming discuss the Eternal City: Rome. Topics covered include:
- What makes it “eternal”?
- What happened to Rome and the papal states during the so-called “unification” of Italy?
- Why is the Victor Emmanuel monument an eyesore?
- Piazza Navona: what you should know
- The beauty of the Baths of Caracalla and the Colosseum
- Some important tips for the visitor, including importantly, how to spot the best gelato and what kind of wine you might ask for
- The legendary museum endurance of Gail Fleming
- Why Rick Steves should be avoided
Original Air Date: February 27, 2016
Show Run Time: 1 hour 19 minutes
Show Guest(s): Dr. Thomas Fleming
Show Host(s): Stephen Heiner
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