I'm not quite sure why I've never been to Rome before. It ticks all the boxes of everything I'm interested in - history, beautiful buildings, gorgeous food (the pasta is amazing!), archaeological sites - it really does have everything.
Looking at the city from high up on top of the Altare della Patria was incredible. We spent almost two hours up there, watching the sun set and taking in a panoramic view of the city. Everything you can see is gorgeously warm in colour, with ancient peaks of churches poking up out of the warm stone; you almost forget you're standing there in 2018.