Author: justus flair
Getting good Italian knock-offs
There’s an art to buying knock-offs, but the learning curve can cost you, so know the basics.
Florence art guide
When visiting Florence’s Uffizi and Accademia galleries, we did some things right. But I have a few tips I wish I’d been given.
Harry Potter Studio Tour
My review of and advice for the Harry Potter set tour in London’s Warner Bros Studios.
Less wide-eyed, still bright-eyed
It worries me that in two years filled with travel, I may have lost some of the awe that was my constant companion.
New York, Paris, London….Milan?
Milan didn’t quite live up to its reputation as a powerhouse of fashion, art, and culture.
Snow in Norwich
Norwich doesn’t have a single snowplow. To most of England, that seems completely normal, but it boggles my mind.
Surprise! A boat in Malta!
“Can I buy you a plane ticket for Christmas?” “Yes, yes, a thousand times yes.”
The worst hostel
Béziers is a lovely city — the pastries and desserts alone make the trip worth it — but if I ever go back, I think I’ll stay elsewhere.
Seeing Shakespeare’s old stomping grounds
I couldn’t study writing in England without making the trek out to Stratford-Upon-Avon.
On the move again
I’ve moved again, this time to Norwich, England for grad school at the University of East Anglia.