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

Italy is a beautiful, 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 went … 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)   (I hope that's what I said....) 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 … Continue reading Un Bar Per Tutti Quanti