They say all roads lead to Rome, but it took me a while to get here. Rome has been on my list for quite a while, but boyfriend had been there twice before so he had other places he wanted to visit first. We had actually planned an amazing trip to Iceland this summer, driving through the country, sleeping in 8 different hotels, seeing the most majestic elements of the country. But then corona struck and we had to find an alternative. I had the idea to visit Rome and some other cities in Italy. Why? Because only European tourists are allowed to travel at the moment, and without tourists from all over the world, I figured Rome would not be as crowded as it usually is.
And I am so happy to be able to say that I was right! It was uncanny how few tourists were wandering the streets. Unseen! Of course I hope it will be safe for other borders to open up soon, but it was really special to have Rome all to ourselves.Continue reading “First time in Rome: Trevi Fountain, Piazza Navona and the tiber”