Day Trip to Assisi

While studying abroad in Florence, Italy a few years back I made every opportunity to travel as much as possible on the weekends. Assisi is a little more than 2 hours away from Florence and a pretty easy train ride. Assisi is most famous for St. Francis and his basilica painted by Giotto and this [...]

Lago d’Orta

This past weekend I was able to go on a little day trip with my host, Maddy, and of course her dog Dolly. We went to the nearby town of Orta, which everyone was telling me I just had to go to! It was absolutely breathtaking, or as I like to call it, an “oh shit” [...]