September in Florence, A Time of Change

Much like New Year's Day, September has always been the mark of fresh start for me. Maybe it's the many years I spent as a student and the feeling that back to school entices, remembering the smell of fresh notebooks, newly sharpened pencils and everything being organized, planned out, and color coded. I remember the … Continue reading September in Florence, A Time of Change

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What to Know About Italian Culture Before Traveling to Italy

Congratulations! If you're reading this, it probably means that you're traveling to Italy sometime soon. Either that, or you're just an italophile like me. If you're just passing through as a backpacker, not all of these tips will apply to you, but they're still good to know. If you're going to be studying abroad, or … Continue reading What to Know About Italian Culture Before Traveling to Italy

8 Things To Know Before Going to Italy: Advice from an American Expat

Italy is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the world, and for good reason. The art, history, lifestyle, food, wine, fashion, and famous auto brands are what bring tourists from all over the globe. However, without first understanding some things about Italian culture, many tourists are surprised to learn a thing or two … Continue reading 8 Things To Know Before Going to Italy: Advice from an American Expat