I Spent my Birthday in a Broke-Down Bus – and it was AMAZING

Really? Yes, really. And to top it off, I did it intentionally. You might think I’m crazy but let me explain: My birthday has fallen on a weekday for most of my life. That’s probably not too uncommon of an experience considering there are 5 weekdays and only 2 weekend days, but leap year has … More I Spent my Birthday in a Broke-Down Bus – and it was AMAZING

When in Rome

I arrived in the capital city at about 6 pm after concluding my Tuscan adventures in Siena and checked into the fanciest hostel of my life. I quickly put my stuff away, filled my water bottle and headed off to cross one of the smaller “must see’s” off my list. I started with the Spanish Steps … More When in Rome

Kicking off my Italian Adventure in Florence

I hopped on a bus bright and early from Milan to Florence hoping to see some beautiful Italian countryside along the way. While parts of it were beautiful, I was overall not super impressed and was a bit surprised when the majority of the road between Bologna and Florence was actually tunnels underneath the Apennine Mountains. … More Kicking off my Italian Adventure in Florence