Rome

Rome: an architecturally astounding city brimming with history & pasta &  light

Eat:

Colline Emiliane: my favorite restaurant in Rome. Try the pumpkin ravioli & pasta w/ bolognese. We went here 5 nights in a row!

Tazza D'Oro: coffee granita w/ whipped cream (eat it while admiring the Pantheon)

Gelateria "Come il latte"

Zia Rosetta: for sammies to-go!

Urbana 47: great coffee

Do:

Pantheon: the most perfect building

Villa Borghese: museum & gardens. my favorite sculptures by Bernini are here

Colosseum + Roman Forum: must-see!

The Vatican: don't miss the Sistine Chapel ceiling

Palazzo Barberini: two stunning staircases

Capitoline Museum: the massive hunks & chunks of sculptures in the courtyard are incredible!

Campo de'Fiori: touristy outdoor market (still love it)

Orange Gardens: out of the way, but so stunning

Trevi Fountain: make a wish!

MAXXI museum: awesome, modern museum