Everyone these days is talking about how horrible 2016 has been to them, eagerly anticipating 2017's arrival. While there are several events that have occurred this year, including: the increased visibility into the sh*t show that is the American justice system, my bank account hitting an all-time low, and car troubles that had me borderline considering public transportation, there's still so much I have to be grateful for this year.
Here are 10 things that made my year a successful one: Read More
It was my final day in Tuscany and several hours before it was time to leave Italy. This was not nearly enough time to explore all that I wanted in this region, but I would sure try my best to fit in as much as I could! Read More
Another exciting day lay ahead of me as I arose to start day 3 of my Tuscany journey. Day 1 had been a beautiful blur of traveling and sightseeing. Day 2 offered me my first glimpse into the lavish lifestyle of the Tuscany region. After all of these experiences, I was all the more excited to embark on my final full day in Florence. Read More
I was up bright and early for my second day in Florence. My first day was full of sightseeing, and this next day would prove no different. I booked a tour to explore more of Tuscany for this day, so I set out to meet my group at the bus stop at the Santa Maria Novella station. I stopped at a nearby McDonalds, much to my hesitation, to first grab some breakfast. I'd heard that their restaurants had a higher quality of food, and that rumor proved to be right! Just like most cafes I encountered in Italy, they had an espresso bar and a myriad of pastries to choose from. I settled for an espresso and croissant, the perfect meal on-the-go. Read More