Even though Dennis and I cooked most of our meals in the apartments we have rented while traveling, we had try a few Italian classics and treats. We have been here for a week, and I have a couple food highlights.
As I’ve mentioned in previous posts, we have tried to save money by doing a lot of cooking, and then going out to just a couple meals in each spot. We then will then get coffee and some local treats [France we had to try the pastries and in Italy—obviously the gelato!].
Florence has been PACKED with people this week. From what our AirBnB landlord said, all of the tourists have arrived, and it is the week before all of the local Italians leave for the summer. So… we get to meet all of them 🙂
This afternoon, Dennis and I walked the town one last time. We tried to push against the current of the amoeba-esqe crowds to get to a leather market that a few friends told us we have to visit.
Hello! I am writing to you from Florence, Italy.
Italy is incredibly beautiful and the food is DELISH [definitely not middle school cafeteria “Italian Dunkers.” Remember those?! I can’t lie though, I did get hot lunch whenever the school had them…].
We have had a great time exploring this city, because we have had some incredible recommendations from friends who have been here previously.