When in Rome

When in Rome
When in Rome… it is completely acceptable to eat until the buttons burst off your pants, and it is impossible to not be completely immersed in history. There are so many incredible sights and restaurants to explore in Rome, you could spend your entire life here and not experience it all.

View of Rome from Castel Sant’Angelo.

My husband and I spent a little over two weeks exploring Rome. We expected this vacation to be an adventure but not necessarily relaxing. We were quite wrong. I don’t think I have ever felt more relaxed on a vacation, despite the fact we had many tours booked throughout the ancient city.

Rome is an incredibly easy city to navigate, and you can walk to just about any historical site you want. I also never once felt unsafe, even when wandering the streets in the middle of the night. Rome has a reputation for having a pick-pocketing problem. But if you use common sense, and are aware of your surroundings, I don’t believe you should have a problem (we never did).

No matter where we were walking to in Rome, we always seemed to cross paths with the Pantheon.

With the incredible amount of experiences we had in Rome, I will be splitting this trip into several posts to make it easier to read. Our first exploration in Rome was the Colosseum and Roman Forum.

The Colosseum & Roman Forum

The Colosseum.

When you think of Rome, the Colosseum inevitably comes to mind. We were so excited to see it, we booked a tour of it on our first full ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: When in Rome
Guide Location: Italy » Rome
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Sight(s) featured in this guide: Colosseum   Roman Forum  
Author: Lindsey Puls
Read it on author's website: http://have-clothes-will-travel.com/rome-2/

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