Sin Tarjeta, Sin Vida

From the moment my flight descended in Havana and I saw the city skyline hugging the sea, I was instantly transfixed with this place. One week in, after days of orientation, I’m still in that honeymoon phase where …

Week 3: Settling In, Tapas & Taxi Strikes

After nearly three weeks here in Barcelona, I’m happy to say I feel much more adjusted than I anticipated! Whether it be learning how to navigate the metros, constantly being on guard for pick-pocketers or …

Florence’s Respect for the Past, & Future

Sitting in my apartment, which was built in the 1800’s and is a historically protected building in my neighborhood in this part of Florence, I look at the 15 foot tall ceilings, colorful, geometric tiles, …