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Romewise contributors

Many thanks to our Romewise contributors for enriching the site with even more helpful and interesting content.

Here's who you are reading on Romewise:



Elyssa Bernard

I'm the founder and publisher of Romewise.

You can hop over to the About Romewise page to read a lot more about me, how and why I moved to Rome (hint! See the photo of my husband below.)

I've been living here since 2001 and publishing Romewise since 2009. I hope you enjoy it!



Alessandro Bisceglie

Alessandro is from Rome, born and raised here.

He has a degree in History of Philosophy from the Sorbonne University and is passionate about Roman architecture, history, food, and politics, past and present.

He has lived in France, Belgium, Holland, and the US and is fluent in English, French, and of course Italian.



Jesper Storgaard Jensen

Jesper is a freelance journalist and photographer from Denmark.

Jesper lives and works in Rome since 1997 and writes about travel, eating & drinking, culture, sport, and the Italian lifestyle. He likes to roam the streets of Rome in search of personal stories from Romans. 

You can see more of his photos, and learn more about him on his website.



Lindsay Gabbard

Lindsay is a sommelier and part-owner of Rimessa Roscioli and co-founder of the Roscioli Wine Club

She came to Rome while studying wine, attended Rimessa Roscioli's wine tasting dinner which opened her eyes to the magnitude of Italian wine and culture, and never left!

Lindsay has lived in Rome since 2015 and loves sharing her passion for wine. 


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