Ahem. Where were we? Oh yes, only at the biggest highlight of all my travels, and in the company of the most dear and sincere people I’ve had the fortune to meet along my journey: Dino and Family.

My stay with Dino and family is remembered first and foremost by …Read More

After a long boat ride, and a quick train ride, I finally arrived in Salerno, Italy, where my new host Dino was waiting to pick me up and bring me to his home in Torellino! I had no idea at the time just how much Dino and his family would truly come to feel like home.
So! Let’s meet the family! …Read More

Hello friends! My last two posts have been entirely about the happenings of one day. Since I fell a bit behind in my blogging, I’m going to attempt to catch you up to speed on everything you’ve missed in one blog. So here you will find a little bit of everything I was up tom without all the details that I would love to give you. If there is a topic you would like me to expand on, let me know and maybe in the future I can write a more detailed post about it! I guess you could call this my blog for those of you who like pictures better than words! …Read More

“When we last left our hero…”

The train sped swiftly across the island of Sardinia, bearing me from its capital, the beautiful city of Cagliari on the south coast, to Oristano, a city on the west coast about an hour and a half away. For those not familiar with the island of Sardinia, It’s no small matter. Measuring about 100 miles by 75 miles, and boasting more than 1,100 miles of coastline, Sardinia is the second largest island in the Mediterranean Sea. There’s your geography lesson for the day. …Read More

My new life as an expat began as I landed in Cagliari, Sardenia around 6:00PM. I had arranged to stay with a gentleman by the name of Alessio via the website Couchsurfing. He had never hosted a couchsurfer before, and I had never surfed a couch before.  …Read More