When in Rome: eat lots of gelato; look both ways before crossing the street – then RUN; wear sunscreen; stop often to soak in the history; take an evening stroll; promise yourself you’ll return. I loved Rome!! All I had heard about this city before arriving was that it’s dirty, crowded, hot, and full of pickpockets. I was a bit less than enthused about visiting, but what’s a trip to Europe without a visit to the Eternal City? I am so glad I did and would love to return someday! Rome is so alive, with history around every corner. I spent just about every minute of the two full days I was there exploring as much as I could. My trip to Rome was part…