12 Hours in Cancun

I spent 12 hours in Cancun on my way to Cuba and got to see one of my closest friends.

The original plan was to stop by Mexico City for a day but plans changed a bit last minute, and I ended up getting into Mexico City, flying to Cancun, and then flying back to Mexico City to catch my plane to Havana.

For the perfect day in Cancun, take this advice from my friend Alberto, who grew up in Cancun...

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Day trip to Chianti: Cooking in the Tuscan Countryside

While in Florence, my friends and I took a day trip out to the Chianti region to take a cooking class. We spent the day cooking at an adorable villa that had a fantastic patio for enjoying the beautiful greenery of Chianti in between our cooking and eating. 

We made pasta from scratch, and made a variety of dishes including panzanella (salad made with soaked stale bread) and a white bean pasta dish. 

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