Petra Hotel & Residence
Travel Blogs from Rome
We’ve extended our stay in Rome for two days to hang out and relax. It’s Saturday so after we have breakfast, the kids want to kick the soccer ball around in the hotel’s fenced field. We allow them to go down to the ground floor on their own to play. Kurt and I work on the blog, check out lodging in Barcelona and revise our …
We can’t be too depressed about the stolen wallet on the metro last night because today we have a date with Elaine, the blonde Canadian tour guide from yesterday. She’s nice, narrates the sites well and answers every question the kids have, like, "Is that statue made of real gold?!?" She’s going to show us around the Vatican …
Today’s the day we depart the hotel with the tiny elevator. We have breakfast as usual in the sunny dining room, check out, take our luggage down the elevator in shifts and walk to the train station. We’re headed to Rome. The quick 1.5 hour train ride is short but scenic.
The challenge before us now is to get from the Rome …
... that I can communicate better with the Romans! Last night we took our first trip to the supermarket, Conad, to get some essentials and scope out the food options. Everything is labeled in Italian and has for the most part no English translation. While it was exciting to see all of the foods I was quickly overwhelmed not being able to understand ingredients. For the first time in my life I feel like my peanut allergy is really hindering my ability to ...
... pizza in Rome. We finally made it and the place was pretty full. We made it to the counter and I couldn't decide so I did what any normal human being would do, I got one of everything!! haha I had mushroom with red sauce, mushroom with cheese, zucchini with pesto, and potato with prosciutto. It was fantastic. The crust was nice and crunchy, the toppings were fresh, and mozzarella was still creamy on top. Mmmmmmmm. We made our way ...
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services