Monthly Archives: April 2012
And who doesn’t have very specific requirements for their coffee (or coffee based drink of choice)?
Now imagine being abroad, somewhere you don’t speak not understand the language, and trying to get that perfect cup………… yeah…. tricky!Read more ›
This is hands down one of my favorites and for the longest time growing up, I only ate the stems and the bottoms, leaving the slightly more chewy leaves on my plate. As a grown up, I now know, I was missing the most flavorful part!Read more ›
Walking around for a full day without a plan and taking in the life happening around me is my absolute favorite thing to in Florence. Especially in the Spring or in the Fall, when the sun is bright, the temperature mild, and everybody practically “lives” outside.
Florence never fails to make me feel recharged and in peace with the world. And if I can, I always make a stop here:
The Cappelle Medicee (Medici’s Chapels):The burial chapel of the Medici family, rulers of Florence, unsurpassed patrons of the arts and quite simply the greatest Renaissance family of all. Located in the back of the church of San Lorenzo, with very limited hours, the Chapels often don’t make the top 5 for a first time visit to Florence, yet the craftsmanship of the marble sculptures is superb, the structure of the Chapels is impressive, the atmosphere is powerful, and you’re hanging out with Lorenzo The Greatest. Where else in the world can you do that?Read more ›