Waffle Crisp Cereal Dupe!

Growing up, I always had cereal for breakfast. Even throughout the beginning of college, a bowl of cereal was my coffee in the morning. I felt like I needed it in order to start my day off on the right foot. Everyone has a favorite cereal! In fact, the reason this whole adventure started was because my favorite morning show, Elvis Duran and the Morning Show, had listeners call in...

So Much Italy… So Little Time

Many of my family, friends and acquaintances have contacted me when they are planning a trip to Italy and want the best advice for which towns to visit, what to do and eat in each place and other general tips. I figured since I’ve added a travel component to my blog for my travel advice, this would be the best place for this information to live. Every time you visit...

Important Travel Tips

Helpful Italian Ciao! – Hi! Si / No – Yes / No Buongiorno! – Hello! Buona sera! – Good evening (people start saying this around 2pm) Buonnanotte – Good night Buona giornata – Have a good day Buona serata – Have a good evening Arrivederci! – Bye Salvé – Hello (to someone much older than you, shows respect) Grazie – Thank you Niente – It’s nothing Prego – You’re welcome...

Day Trips and Exploring

Day Trips Pisa Since Florence is so close to Pisa, you must check out the Leaning Tower. If you go to Santa Maria Novella train station, you could probably get a ticket that goes straight to the Pisa station. Once in Pisa, you go straight down the main street where there is a lot of common Italian shops and then you’ll eventually take a left towards the tower. There are...

Florence Night Life

Bars There are toooOOooons of bars in Florence and most have credit card minimums so bring cash. Typically people go out around 11:30-12. If you must go  to an American bar, which I recommend you don’t, there is Lions Fountain and Uncle Jimmy’s (lots of bras and undies on the ceilings) and they’re owned by the same people. You can get wristbands there that are 6 euros and then every time you...