UNCERTAINTY BRINGS OUT THE MINIMALIST IN ME // where am i going? what should i pack? what can stay or go?

I finished my Italian work contract… and decided not to renew it. Instead, I started to blog about life, travel and food. Thanks to my quarter-life crisis, I haven’t been happier or more confused in my LIFETIME. I pondered the idea of a World Tour… and decided it was time to pack up my life after two […]


As mentioned before, my visit to Siena was based around my reservations at Trattoria La Torre, therefore I knew I had to take the 8:50am bus from the station (walk past Firenze SMN station and head towards the bus garage) so I could arrive in the center of Siena 75 minutes later. Why bus and […]

TOUR THE CENTER OF FLORENCE // morning markets, local eats, ponte vecchio, uffizi, duomo, david, piazza michaelangelo for the best view, battling crowds

 LOCAL TIPS: Check out the morning markets in Mercato Centrale or Piazza Sant’Ambrogio. Buy a bus ticket for 1,10 euro. Take the #12 bus up to Piazza Michaelangelo for the best view in Florence. Be sure to stamp the ticket when the bus departs (no earlier), stay for 20 minutes for the photo ops., get back on the bus and use the […]