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Battle of The Best Burger in NYC

The burger…America’s specialty. Although it’s up for debate, we might argue that New York serves the best of the best. In fact, there are so many truly impressive burger joints in the city that you could have a different satisfying patty for every day of the year, and then some. However, when deciding where to […]

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Easter in Italy vs the U.S.: Symbols, Traditions and Food

Every country has their own unique ways of celebrating international holidays, with their individual symbols and traditions. Even countries that share holidays seem to vary in festivities throughout the world. Easter, arguably the most famous Catholic holiday, is celebrated as a joyous occasion in many countries. In the States, we associate this holiday as a […]

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Spring Has Sprung and it’s Time For Tulle

Bring out your inner ballerina with the perfect tulle skirt! Although this item is often thought to be a strong statement piece, a tulle skirt can also be one of the most versatile pieces in a woman’s closet. The wide shape, tapered at the waist and flared below the knee, is flattering for all body types and […]

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Best Places for a Solo Vacation

Ever thought of traveling by yourself? Think about it! It’s easy to stay in your comfort zone when traveling with a friend, and you also have someone else’s wants to consider. Traveling solo opens up so many freedoms and gives the most authentic cultural experience. Now the next question is, where are the best spots […]

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10 Places I’ve Discovered Since I Moved to Florence

They say that beauty is in the eye of the beholder, and when it comes to finding beauty in the city of Florence, this is not the slightest bit difficult. Residents and tourists alike could easily say that Florence is one of the most beautiful and cleanest cities in all of Italy, possibly in the […]

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Tasty Dips and Snacks for Entertaining

It’s getting to that time of year where social media feeds are filled with dozens and dozens of holiday how-tos. People sharing their beloved craft gift tutorials, winter activities, tree lighting decorations, and plenty of party ideas. Although these next few weeks in the year are usually all about the hustle and bustle of getting everything together, you […]

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Europe’s Top Christmas Markets

The four weeks leading up to Christmas, usually referred to as advent season, are also the four weeks where thousands of holiday markets pop up through out Europe and America. The Italian version of driving around and seeing Christmas lights is strolling the city streets with your head up, admiring the thousands of strands of […]

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Go-to Cookie Recipes to Bake Through the Holiday Season

The holiday season =  baking season. Thanksgiving may be the pie holiday, but Christmas is for sure the cookie holiday. Whether you need to make sweets for a cookie swap, bring dessert for an office party, or bake your best for a family get together, it’s of utmost importance to have a classic sugar cookie […]