Currently browsing: St. Peter’s Basilica

We loved chaotic Rome. But I will admit, we were also exhausted from the constant noise (revving Vespas at night were the worst) and general city chaos. With one day left, we tied up loose ends by revisiting the Trevi Fountain, climbing the Spanish Steps and wandering off into the quiet and rejuvenating Borghese Gardens. […]

Read More...

While planning this trip I worried about my daughter pestering people. We had successfully navigated the plane ride, and our next challenge was a day of sightseeing. Our first stop was St. Peter’s Basilica, the goliath of all Catholic Cathedrals. Thankfully, Ada was asleep in the backpack. Perfect timing – she was quiet and I […]

Read More...

My everyday Mom duties followed to Rome. When I woke up that first morning, my first thought was: we need to go grocery shopping. We chose an apartment over a hotel because the kitchen gave us an option of eating breakfast or dinner without the stress of a restaurant (essential option during those temperamental toddler […]

Read More...