Journalist & Travel Writer in Milan

I'm a freelance writer fluent in Italian. Originally from Columbus, Ohio, I cover travel, food and culture both in Italy and the Midwest. I also translate from Italian to English.

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Columbus Monthly

Top Honeymoon Destinations

These honeymoon spots are popular for a reason; three travel agencies share why.

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Columbus Monthly

Romantic Italian Getaways Off The Tourist Trail

The country's incredible food, jaw-dropping panoramic views and dreamy culture are the perfect recipe for honeymoon romance.

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Columbus Monthly

Honeymoon Escape to Southeast Asia

Three itineraries for an exotic honeymoon of white sand, ancient culture and indulgence

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There's No Such Thing As Italian Food

A look into the unique regional plates and recipes that make up today's "Italian food."

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The Culture Trip

Milan's Duomo | A Timeline of Culture

Standing guard over Milan for more than 600 years, the Duomo has been a constant witness to the history of the city.

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How to Make Your Study Abroad Program Decision

Taking All the Necessary Steps to Realize Una Vita Nuova

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Columbus Monthly

Three Itineraries for the Perfect European Honeymoon

Europe offers trips of a lifetime, filled with centuries of culture, incredible food and big adventure.

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A Guide to Italian Work Visas

Navigating Italy's convoluted work visa process can be a headache—but also worth the effort. Here's how.

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International Living

Rent in This Royal Italian City for $650 a Month

When I moved to Italy from the Midwest of the United States, I wanted a place that was charming, but that also had the amenities I’d need and wouldn’t put a strain on my finances. Luckily for me, Monza ticked all the boxes.

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How to Teach English in Italy

English teaching opportunities abound in the land of la dolce vita. Here’s how—and why—to start your own love affair with TEFL in Italy.

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What can a journalist learn from Harper Reed? | International ...

Journalists have a lot to learn from self-defined hacker and coder Harper Reed, beyond just how to grow a similarly impressive beard.

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Book Review: Revisiting The Goldfinch

In The Goldfinch, Tartt teaches us that good art makes us feel, but great art shows us that we’re not alone.

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How to Drink Like An Italian

From wine to beer, aperitivo to digestive, here's how to drink like an Italian....

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Insider Tips from a TEFL Veteran

Think that teaching English is a quick ticket to long-term travels? While it is a great way to explore other countries, it’s not quite that easy.

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You know you’re becoming Italian when…

Sometimes living abroad can give you new habits...