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Italy After Hours: What they don’t tell you in your guidebook

Italy After Hours: What they don’t tell you in your guidebook

Italy is a popular destination for many—and with the thousands of people that flock there, there are thousands of guidebooks that tell them where they should go and what they should do. Here’s what you WON’T find in those books. Secret Drunk Food There are bakeries around Florence called “secret bakeries” that illegally open in(…)

Failed Hike in Boquete, Panama

Failed Hike in Boquete, Panama

“There’s a really great path you can take up this hill,” she told me as we were standing in her driveway, the orange tomcat slinking between her legs like a toddler peeking his head from behind his mother’s knees. Accepting a second housesitting gig in the hills of Boquete, I was eager to take a(…)

House Sitting in Boquete

House Sitting in Boquete

The watchdog’s barking wakes me up around 4 AM. I can hear him running around outside panting heavily and barking at something, hopefully not someone. Not wanting to get out of the warm king size bed I’m in, nor wanting to put my feet on the cold ceramic tiles that make up the entire floor(…)