As you would have guessed by now, we love Rome. The reasons are numerous – the city is steeped in history (you will bump into ancient ruins everywhere), the food is amazing, the pace is calm, the city is big enough to accommodate the high season crowds and there is potable water to be found in cute water fountains everywhere!
Where to stay: The first time we visited Rome, we stayed right next to the Colosseum in a decent hotel. The neighborhood was good, with quite a few restaurants and pubs. It was stones throw away from Colosseum, Spanish Steps and Piazza Venezia. However, this time round, we researched and selected Trastevere neighborhood – and that was the best decision! Trastevere is divided into 2 sections by a main road – one side is relatively quieter (and hence a good place to retire for the night) and the other side has tons and tons of awesome restaurants, pubs and nightlife. It is right beside the Tiber river and within walking distance to most to