As someone who works online, one of the things I was most worried about when moving to Florence was the seriously bad reputation that Italy has when it comes to the Internet. Here are a few of my favorite places to work in Florence that offer fast, free Wi-Fi and a nice atmosphere.
Berbere Pizzeria serves artisanal pizzas and craft beers out of a cool restaurant in the Oltrano district in southern Florence. This is a great spot for a meal when you need a refresher after walking around this artistic part of Florence!
Christmas is perhaps my favorite time of year in the Baltic States: Lithuania, Latvia, and Estonia. I've had the chance to experience the Christmas festivities in each of the capitals, and I think you should visit too if you are looking for a winter wonderland for more affordable prices.
Connecticut in the fall is particularly beautiful, especially in one of its most beautiful towns: Mystic. I'm sharing my picks for a family-friendly and foodie-friendly day trip to this quaint, historic town.
Southeastern Connecticut is a fast growing region for vineyards that is just starting to capture the attention of out-of-state visitors for its flavorful wines. Here I've included my suggestions for vineyards to try in Connecticut, as well as a cheeky addition of a great brewery in the area.
It is so important to not only take when traveling or living abroad, but to give back where and when you can. Here are my suggestions for ways to give back to the people you interact with and the community that you become a part of.