The ultimate guide to [budget] dining in Florence

As one of the most beautiful and most-visited cities in Italy, Florence has more than its fair share of delicious Italian food. And, after nine months of living in the city center, I’ve visited more than my fair share of restaurants. You can find a few of my favorites below, along with some suggestions of…

A long weekend in Amalfi

As one of Italy’s most stunning treasures, the Amalfi Coast is home to sparkling blue waters, colorful cliffside towns, ice-cold Limoncello and all the delicious Italian food you could eat. However, as wonderful as it is to visit Amalfi, it’s not as easy as it sounds. There are many different towns and islands to see…

24 Hours in Milan

Hmmm…what to do with 24 extra hours in Italy? How about pack a bag, book a hostel and head to the only Italian city with both Uber and Starbucks? I mean I love a good Italian cappuccino as much as the next guy, but sometimes a girl just needs a €7 cup of Venti soy…

My Roman Bucket List

Being back in the States for almost five months now, I’m finding it difficult to keep my thoughts from Europe.  The hardest to forget is Rome itself, my old home and my favorite city in the world.  Although constantly brainstorming ways to get back oversees, at the moment the closest I can get to Rome…

When in Rome…EAT as the Romans do

Everyone knows that Italy is responsible for some of the best food in the world.  Take it from someone who’s lived there, it’s true.  Although not the place to go if you’re buying into the low-carb craze, Rome has more than it’s fair share of delicious Italian cuisine.  However, sometimes the sheer amount of restaurants…