This has been a rough year. We had Aaron decide he was ready to go back to school (he’s been homeschooled for several years and has special needs), we’ve moved across the country, the kids started a new school, found new doctors, and I’ve been battling this lymph node junk for a while. This mama needs a serious vacation!
Now that we live in New England, I have been making plans to visit many of the historic sites around here, but those will be mini vacations with the family. What I need right now to help me find relaxation and regroup is a dream vacation. If I could travel anywhere I wanted, I would choose to go to Rome. We have a family history in Italy with relatives still living just outside of Rome. I can’t imagine how amazing it would be to see the Colosseum, Pantheon, and Arch of Constantine in person!
Since this is my dream vacation, and money is no object, I would plan to stay at the Rome Cavalieri, which is part of the Waldorf Astoria Collection. In reality, if I were able to travel to Rome, I’d probably stay at the Franklin Hotel. It is a nice quality, close to all of the destinations I want to visit, and reasonably priced. Since we have an Italian history, I do cook quite a few Italian dishes. It would be important to me to stay at an affordable hotel and splurge on dining out at places such as Trattoria Cacio E Pepe, Trattoria Monti, Pizzeria la Montecarlo and of course Giolitti for some authentic Gelato! It would be essential to have a notebook with me for taking notes to try and recreate their renown dishes at home.
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