Photo credits: All images by Brien Crothers
Continued from the Options When Two Is Four or More series about the advantages of using the Internet when securing lodging for a tour of Italy
Areas of Italy We Visited and the Places We Rented
Rome (Roma, in Italian) is a big, noisy, busy city with hundreds of things to see and do. Ancient history is everywhere. Just walk in any direction near the older parts of the city, and you will see amazing sights, learn a lot about the era of the Roman Empire, and enjoy unique cultural experiences beyond any of your expectations.
Getting around is easy on the metro and bus systems. They were always packed when we needed to use them. Be ever vigilant with your belongings.
Our rented place was in a nice neighborhood—secure, clean, roomy, and adequately equipped, appointed, and stocked. There were stores, mini shops, a bakery, and lots of dining options nearby. Our host, Andrea, met us there at street level as planned, took us up to the fourth floor, explained everything (the location of laundry facilities, amenities in the kitchen, dining options in the neighborhood, etc.) and left us the keys. Easy peasy. (more…)