Vicenza: UNESCO Palladian Villas of the Veneto

Since I finished Padova in a day versus a weekend, I decided to check the train map and see where I could go of course! Vicenza was less than 30 minutes away and there was a UNESCO site that I had on my giant “what-I-would-love-but-know-is impossible-to-do-in-Italy-in-three-months” list. The Villas are important for the history of [...]

Italian Food

Nearly every American I know salivates at the idea of “true” Italian food. A question people always ask me about my time in Italy, “How amazing was the food?” Pretty darn amazing, but not usually for the reasons people think. The cooks are good, not better than America, Italian mommas cook well, but it’s the [...]