Italy. I have never been to a place that makes me more happy. It truly is a feast for the eyes AND a feast for the stomach!
After about a 32-hour travel experience (2 hours for check-in/flight waiting, 10 hour flight to Denmark, 7 hour layover, 2 hour flight to Rome, 5 hour wait for a train, 1/2 hour train ride, 5 hour wait for the apartment to be ready), we arrived in heaven, I mean Rome, but really they are one in the same.
I had high expectations. Something that can often backfire. But even my high expectations were surpassed. We are staying the in the Trastevere neighborhood as a home base for 6 weeks, and I couldn’t be happier. The buildings are old and lovely, there are cobblestone streets everywhere, and we have found about 281 insanely good restaurants, bars, and cafes within walking distance.
The gluten-free food has been plentiful and out of this world. And the wine hasn’t stopped yet.
We plan on taking a few excursions out of Rome over the next few weeks including: Florence, Naples, Milan, Capri, Amalfi Coast, and (hopefully time for) Cinque Terre. Then we will spend about a week in Venice.
Starting next week, I will be posting blogs on all our adventures, our apartment, our favorite places, etc. But in the mean time, here are a few of my favorite photos so far.