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I am like a teenager in this house. I woke up at 10 today – I can’t remember the last time I did that. I stumbled down for breakfast, whereupon Maria asked me if I knew what Nutella was, since she puts it out for me every morning and I never eat it. “I know what it...read more
Part of the reason I wanted to come back to Italy is a trip I took here 10 years ago. I was living in London and wanted a non-big-city getaway. My boss suggested Verona. Quiet, beautiful, and something like a $60 flight, return. I was in. I had traveled alone before...read more
So I had breakfast at the Vatican this morning. It came as a surprise to me, too. I am not the world’s best planner as a rule, but I can be extremely organized, especially when it comes to travel. I love researching trips and destinations. To me, finding out about...read more
1. Take a bus to the metro station. This won’t be hard. First, go to buy a ticket at the café across the street, except they don't sell bus tickets. But they assure you: people don’t use tickets on the buses here. The "ispettore" rarely rides this line. You’ll be...read more
This is not my first rodeo (Or my first 30-day challenge.) I did some a few years back with my friend Hannah. They difference they made in my life was startling. One month, I wrote a page a day every day in my journal. I'd been going through a writing slump. That...read more