Last Monday another Meredith and I took the train to beautiful Firenze, Italia. Since we spent a day in Florence the week before, so I had an idea of what I wanted to accomplish. I was skeptical about staying in a hostel, the possibility of getting pick-pocketed and dealing with maneuvering through Florence.  Florence is … Continue reading

Basilica di Santa Croce

On Wednesday of our first travel break, I visited the Basilica di Santa Croce, located in Florence, Italy. Santa Croce is a Roman Catholic Church, but is also a Franciscan Church. When it was first constructed, it was technically outside of the city walls, but now it is considered part of the city. Construction began … Continue reading