Adventure of a lifetime – Rome
Famous for its, approximately, 3000 years old history and important art, Rome, which is situated in Europe and is the current capital of Italy; this city never fails to amaze people. Its strong architectures and cultures on display are the major attractions for most of the people around the world because it emphatically adds the essence of the Roman Empire which lasted for almost 507 years.
Rome, the city of seven hills, should be on the top of your bucket list because this dream place will give you a lifetime experience. Rome is accessible mostly on foot because some of the places/architectural buildings require strong concentration and because many of the best attractions are clustered together in traffic-free zones, so walking makes the most sense. Art lovers will just cherish the art housed at Vatican museums and foodies will love the Italian cuisine at some affordable rates especially the gelato. Even though Rome’s history is the center of attraction for most of the people, but keep in mind that Rome is also a fast-paced, modern and relevant city, with drop-dead gorgeous storefronts, sleek hotels which provide excellent services and some fantastic restaurants.
In Rome, trying to look like a resident is not difficult particularly if your closet is loaded with top-of-the-line designer clothes. Italian ladies usually strive for a sultry look, wearing tight-fitting dresses, tops, and jeans, accompanied by a pair of steep heels whereas men wear flawless cut suits. In the city, jeans and casual shirts are the norms for both men and ladies.
Rome’s official currency is the euro. Since the euro to U.S. dollar conversion scale changes, make sure to check what the present conversion rate is before you go. Major credit cards used worldwide are mostly used to pay bills at hotels and shops.Rome has a huge number of restaurants. Try not to skip out the opportunity of having Italian specialties — scampi alla griglia (grilled shrimp), carciofi alla romana (artichokes with white wine, mint and garlic) and Saltimbocca alla romana (veal with ham, cheese and sage). Do not ignore restaurants wine list either. An evening in Rome is like spending a night in heaven; you can walk the streets with your loved ones, dine out, and have romantic dinners, visit different places; some memories which you will cherish forever!
If you are worried about your stay in Rome, then please don’t! From selective five-star designer townhouse hotels to Spartan rooms in a convent; it’s your pick, depends on how much budget is planned for your stay. Costs are high if you get reservations in advance at grand hotels. Here major tourist sites, bars eateries are within walking distance. The best places to look around are Piazza Navona, the Pantheon or Campo de’Fiori. Another great area to check out is the cool bohemian district of Monti; it’s a short walk from the Colosseum and Termini station loaded with bijou restaurants, wine bars, and shops. In case you’re on a tight spending plan, the Termini zone around Rome’s principle station has some comparatively cheaper rest-areas. It’s full of nineteenth-century structures; even though the place feels a bit rundown in some spots but is perfectly fine for staying. Visiting Rome should be your priority!