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Florence: Land of Gelato and Michelangelo
Food / Travel in Europe

Florence: Land of Gelato and Michelangelo

Florence. The name itself inspires a sort of beautiful anticipation, as though slide after slide in an art history lecture will emerge in one city: Botticelli’s The Birth of Venus, Michelangelo’s David, Titian’s Venus of Urbino… But I hadn’t gotten to those yet. I arrived by train tired and ready to unload my increasingly heavy … Continue reading

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Round Two
London

Round Two

I’ve been in London for a week now, but I’ve only just started to settle in. Amid the flurry of orientation and classes and meeting new people I haven’t had much time to get my bearings. Tonight I hopped on the tube to go to an exhibit at the Royal Festival Hall, Boxed: Fabulous Coffins from … Continue reading