10 Things I Wish Someone Told Me Before I went to Italy for the First Time

Italy is a beautiful and sometimes confusing country.  As embarrassing as it is to admit this now, I knew really nothing at all about Italy when I first went.  I'm talking about "what's the Ponte Vecchio" and "is this the Duomo" (when passing Santa Croce) nothing.  However the things I wish I knew before I first … Continue reading 10 Things I Wish Someone Told Me Before I went to Italy for the First Time

Un Bar Per Tutti Quanti

(A Bar for Everyone) So you're in Florence, you've seen all the museums and gawked at the Duomo and ate as much pasta as your stomach can handle.  So now, let's get down the the real important stuff:  drinking.  Florence, the birthplace of the Renaissance, is also a major hub for Italian nightlife.  In part … Continue reading Un Bar Per Tutti Quanti