Ciao, Roma

Hey, guys! I’ve been meaning to post about my time in Rome but alas I came down with some awful food poisoning that left me out of commission. Womp! BUT, my first day in Rome was fantastic!…

Ty and I went on a six-hour walking tour where we saw everything from the Pantheon to the Colosseum. Our tour guide, Tom, was great and taught us a lot about the rich history of this ancient city.

We also met Katie Dawes, the incredible gal behind The Hostel Girl blog. She also stayed at The Yellow Hostel in Rome and did an excellent review – read it here!

We also stopped by a cat sanctuary commissioned by none other than Mussolini…I know, right. But apparently, cats are honorary citizens of Rome and you’ll find them just chilling in cafes and stores.


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My overall impression of Rome: it’s super old and you really don’t need more than a couple of days to see everything. You can honestly make a day trip out of it. The Trevi Fountain was extremely touristy. But I think my visit was definitely tainted by my getting sick.

In other news, I’ve been in Paris less than 24 hours now and I’m in love and never want to leave. I cannot wait to bombard y’all with photos of everythinggg since I’ll be here for the next six days!

Spread kindness and cheer, xo