Travel Blogs from Florence
... famous butcher in the world (what a title). I had read about Dario before and many famous chefs like Anthony Bourdain, Jamie Oliver, etc have studied at his butcher shop so I was excited to see what he would do.
We arrived at the shop and were greeted with glasses of wine and snacks (bread spread with lardo - before you balk, it was actually really good, I want some more just writing about it, yum!). P and I got a picture with the famous "crazy" butcher. ...
... finally found our way back and settled on getting a box of pasta and a jar of tomato sauce from the convenience store across the street from or apartment. Luckily, we checked our kitchen before leaving and knew we at least had a big pot in which to cook our pasta.
We have decided to take a cab to our 8:45am orientation in favor of not getting lost and being late, so we can sleep in a little bit.
You might know that I have no sense of direction and maybe you know that I’m consistently 100% wrong when it comes to navigating my way around. If you were to ask me where north is, i’ll always point south and if we are supposed to turn left, i’ll somehow convince you that it’s time to turn right and no matter how many times you show me a map or how many tricks you teach me, my brain just cannot seem to grasp it.
So you can imagine that ...
... working out regularly (I am blessed to be able to run/walk in a nearby park here in Florence) Everyone knew me as a picky eater and now i'm eating vegetables and sushi...2 things I hated before. Additionally, your priorities can change as well as your opinions on people, places or
things. Things that bothered you may no longer do so.
2. Gaining Independence: before studying abroad, I thought of myself as a pretty independent ...
... a shopping excursion in the goal of finding a leather purse, shoes or gloves ... Or all of the above! We found two of the three and a few more gelatos in our search. Darlene found a store called Roberta and I found the pub right across the street called Friends. Both of us were successful in our missions and exited the buildings quite satisfied. It turns out that our host of our apartment works at Roberta's which was great for ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Pets allowed