Stories, thoughts and experiences from my travels

Travel Journal: Hostel Stories

Staying in a hostel is almost a right of passage for a traveler. The inexpensive accommodations are still a mystery to most, especially Americans. But some of my most favorite memories are from my stays in hostels. And until now, I’ve only shared these hostel stories with my friends and family. So enjoy!


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Travel Journal: The One with the Broken Shelf

It was a beautiful day in Florence. The sun was shining, Laurie and I decided to take a walk from our apartment to the Piazzale Michelangelo. We spent the afternoon enjoying the panoramic views of the city and eating gelato. Later that night we ate dinner at a little bistro and enjoyed fresh pasta and local wine. An amazing day in Italy. What could go wrong?


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