• Italy,  Study Abroad,  Travel

    Coast to Coast

    “We could go to Amalfi,” Kirsten said looking up to see a smile stretch across my face.  Within the hour our Airbnb had been booked, and our bags were packed. I looked at the clock “did we just book an Airbnb at 12:30 in the morning?” I smiled to myself. Ten hours later our train was pulling into Salerno. We pushed past the hustling crowd of the train station eager to find the ferry that would take us to Amalfi. I sat on the ferry, wind blowing through my hair,  refusing to shift my eyes from the coastline. Sailboats past us, gliding through the crystal blue water. On the cliffs, hints…

  • Italy,  Travel

    My Favorite Florentine Cafes

    Before coming to Italy, I had this picture in my head: me sitting in a café, sipping on a latte and working on my blog. I soon realized my vision, trying lots of different cafes, and hurting my bank account in the process and these are the ones that became my favorites.