Monthly Archives: December 2014

FREEtto Restaurant & Take Away, Rome

  FREEtto is a take away/dine in restaurant focused on Italian fine fried food. At the moment they have two restaurants, the first in the city center near to via Veneto, which is the one we visited, and the second (bigger) one near the Collie Albani metro station, and more are due to open soon. We’d heard that they do excellent food, using organic ingredients, with plenty of options for vegetarians and those with other preferences and since they were easy to get to on foot (many vegetarian places in Rome are a…

Aroma Restaurant at Palazzo Manfredi, Rome

Aroma Restaurant is our favourite evening-time eatery in Rome. It’s not easy to say that either considering how many good places to eat in Rome there are and also, that there are very few vegetarian options on the Aroma menu (and I do try my hardest to be vegetarian). The service and location were beyond excellent, however, as was the food and wine where content most definitely matched style; the presentation was great and the quality lived up to it. A few more vegetarian options and a nod towards vegan and gluten/lactose free…

Hotel Lancelot, Rome

The Hotel Lancelot was one of the highlights of our stay in Rome. It’s a beautifully appointed hotel with a timeless feel in a wonderful location (very near the Colosseum) and run by the sort of charming, experienced and knowledgeable owners that you have to search seriously hard for nowadays. Here are a few photos and observations that we made during our stay, and at the bottom of this review is a video that’ll give you a further idea of the hotel. Location – We took about twenty minutes to walk…

The Hera Hotel, Athens

We stayed at The Hera Hotel in Athens for 7 nights during November, 2014. Here are a few photos and observations that we made during our stay, and at the bottom of this review is a video that’ll give you a further idea of the hotel. The Hera is a friendly, central, four star place and relatively good value in our opinion considering what you get for the price and the cost of other hotels in the vicinity. Location - The Hera Hotel is at Falirou 9, a quiet residential street less than…