About the Author
Sylvie Hogg Murphy has been writing guidebooks and travel articles about Italy and her favorite city, Rome, for more than a decade. Her insider and intimate knowledge of the Eternal City, both past and present, come from her degree in Classical Archaeology and from her experience as an expatriate in Rome, where she pounded the cobblestones as a tour guide for five years. A native Californian, Sylvie teaches Italian. She resides with her husband and three sons in Overland Park, KS.