The eternal city | A long weekend in Roma

A few weeks ago, my fiancé and I decided it was time for a weekend getaway. Since we had a long weekend coming up we thought it was the best time to take a city trip to Rome. I had already been once, but my fiancé had never actually visited and seen the sight. Our plan was to get in as much as possible in the 3 days that we were there, and by that I don’t just mean sights; I am also talking about food and gelato :-)

We stayed at a small B&B on Via Giulia. It was perfect – we felt close to everything but without the hustle and bustle of tourist masses. Tucked away Hotel Relais Giulia was our home base for the next three days.


After arriving we really only wanted to have a real Roman dinner so my fiancé lead us to a small restaurant he and his lacrosse team eat at when they have games. The restaurant Armando is located in the student district of San Lorenzo and ended up being the best food we ate all weekend. To start off we had some antipasti – where we got to choose from a plethora of appetizers. Mozzarella di Buffala, Stuffed Zucchini Flowers, Arancini, the list goes on. You also have to try the homemade pizza, and the famous cacio e pepe pasta.

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