Weekend Links

Happy weekend! I stumbled on this great mural in the Foundry District last week. Love it! Here’s a round-up of what I’ve enjoyed from around the Web… Austin Kleon: On Quitting Social Media Austin Kleon blogged some of his thoughts on what social media is and how to best use it to actually gain from…

Weekend Links

Happy weekend! Here’s a round-up of what I’ve enjoyed from around the Web. “Congratulations, By the Way” by George Saunders I just finished up the last real week of school. Final exams will be underway next week, and then —— sweet, glorious summer. This graduation speech, delivered by George Saunders to the Syracuse Class of…

Visiting Amsterdam: Amsterdam City Guide

Last summer, Chris and I spent three weeks in Europe. We toured northern Italy during our first week (in Milan, Florence, Bolzano, and Verona to be specific) and our final week was a road trip along the southern coast of Iceland. But this post is about the second leg of our trip: five days in Amsterdam!…

Visiting Italy: Verona City Guide

Our Day in Verona Verona was our last stop before we returned to Milan for our flight to Amsterdam. Since the train from Bolzano stopped in Verona, we made sure to budget time in the fair city. Looking back, I think it was my favorite spot from our Italian stops. I’ve put together some photos…

Visiting Italy: Bolzano City Guide

Bolzano is not a typical Italian vacation destination. It is far north in the foothills of the Dolomites and was part of Austria only until the mid-twentieth century. But even though you don’t hear much about it, Bolzano (or “Bozen” in German) is fascinating: it is a bicultural city — the population is equally split…