Aubre and I flew out of the MSP Airport shortly after 10:00pm on Tuesday, August 28th on direct flight to Iceland with less slightly of a “plan” than I was… we’ll say accustom to.

After spending 8 months Stateside, I am finally heading back out into the world! This time however, I’m not going alone. I’d like you to meet my girlfriend, Aubre!

Where did we leave off? Oh yes, I was alone in Syracuse at night and had just missed my train to Ispica to meet my new host! Oops. So what does one do? Well, I can’t speak for everyone, but I’m pretty sure that a quick stroll to the nearest bar for a glass, Read More

Dino drove me to Naples, had one last coffee with me, and walked me to the train station. We said our farewells, and I boarded the midnight train to Syracuse. Now, the geographically inclined might notice that in addition to a lot of land, there’s a sea between those two cities. So how is, Read More

On the way back to Castel San Giorgo, Dino and Grazia took Ruth and me out for pizza and wine while I told them of my experiences in Avellino. It felt so good to see them again, and when we finally got home, I had never felt so at home, or happy to be, Read More