A Ryanair weekend in Rome - what could be more perfect? That thought went through my mind again and again as we soared through the pre-dawn skies on a Saturday morning in late January.Rome Ciampino Airport and less than an hour later, the bus dropped us off at the central train station in the city.
Il Roscioni) for something sweet for breakfast.
Mercantomonti, a hipster 'urban market' selling goods ranging from second hand clothes to unique crafts.
La Bottega del Cioccolato. I could have stood there all afternoon drinking in the different choices and making a small selection. It was also very close to Valentine's Day so there were definitely more red and heart shaped treats than usual. We decided to pick up a small package of dark chocolate red-foil wrapped hearts to fuel the rest of our day of exploration.