If you’re planning a trip and thinking about staying in a hotel, don’t!
A great way to dive into the culture a bit more would be staying in an Airbnb! We booked our Airbnb last minute and ended up staying with the most amazing Italian family.
We spent time with them
eating homemade brick oven pizzas one evening, teaching them English words while they taught us basic Italian (in Italian). Together, we communicated through hand gestures and lots and lots of laughing.
We came home wanting to live like the Italians do. Much slower; enjoying our families, savoring our food, and being in the moment instead of always being in a rush. Oh and this probably goes without saying, but I ate gelato every. single. day.