Interesting Italian Tidbits

I took a tiramisu class last weekend that blended some Italian language lessons and culture.  Our teacher, Fabiana, has Italian in her blood and has spent a descent amount of time in Italy.  She shared some of her experiences with us, and there were two that blew my mind. I am so used to how…

Learning Italian While Making Tiramisu

Dabble has got to be one of the coolest ideas I’ve ever heard of.  Basically, you pay a reasonable amount of money for a couple of hours filled with something you enjoy.  Learn something new, try new activities, meet new people; it is just a fantastic idea. I attended my first class today: Make Tiramisu…

Learning a New Language

I had an idea this morning that it would be interesting to share my journey of learning a new language.  Many of my followers are probably already bilingual, but I come from a country that rarely is fluent in more than one language.  Traveling Europe has definitely opened my eyes to this idea. So why…

Flea Markets to Parfumerie

I’ve earned some sore feet today.  That seems to happen a lot when I travel.  Today’s agenda was about all new sights.  Although this is my fifth time returning to Paris, I’ve realized there is more to do than the time given in the human life. As I sit here tonight, I’m trying to figure…

Finding Locals

The sun stands high over the campanile as I begin to melt.  A group of tourists, all in matching orange shirts, bump into me as a man with a camera steps on my bare toes after trying to take a picture of the basilica.  If I put my arms out and spin, I would take…