Category: Travel

Top 5 Foodie Spots in Providence, RI

Living in New York, it’s easy to assume that this is my hands-down favorite city, that there’s nowhere (at least nowhere in America) I would need or want to travel to get my favorite foods. Every kind of Asian? Go to Manhattan Chinatown. Or Brooklyn Chinatown. Or Queens! Queens, in

View of Florence Italy at Night from Il Duomo

Everywhere We Stayed in Italy

When I started researching my trip to Italy, I was kind of shocked by how little information there was about accommodations. I’m the sort of person who likes to read between 10-20 reviews of a hotel or B&B minimum before I book my stay, and I found that this was essentially

Three Places You Must Eat in Florence

It’s a good thing we ended our trip to Italy in Florence, because it would have been a tough act to follow. Of all the cities we visited — even famed foodie destinations Bologna and Parma — Florence had some of our favorite foods. By the time we got there,

Wexford Ireland's Ancient East

Visit Wexford: Killiane Castle and Rosslare

Since we had just over a day in Wexford, we tried to squeeze in as much of the sites as possible. After chatting with a local in the parking lot of Dunbrody Abbey (who taught us that Kilmokea was pronounced Kill-mokee not Kill-moh-key-ah), we realized that we would need to

Dunbrody Abbey Wexford Ireland

Visit Wexford: Dunbrody Abbey

On the way from Kilmokea Country Manor & Gardens to our night’s lodging at Killiane Castle, we had a semi-planned stop along the way. I’ve had a lifelong love affair with hedge mazes after visiting the Formal Gardens at Georgian Court College in New Jersey as a child, so when

Kilmokea Wexford Ireland Ancient East

Visit Wexford: Kilmokea Country Manor & Gardens

Last summer, the Gastognome and I set off on a 10-day road trip around Ireland. Since we were flying in and out of Dublin, we wanted to create a loop that made the most of our time on the Emerald Isle. After months of planning and drafting various itineraries, we

sacre couer street view

Croissants & Montmartre

This morning I woke up missing Paris to the point of near-physical pain. Specifically warm pain au chocolat from a tiny boulangerie with orange awning in Montmarte, where I spent one of the most blissfully strange weeks of my life.

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