Aleksandra Hogendorf

Writer and traveler Aleksandra Hogendorf is happiest when living out of a backpack. She spent the last season living in Tuscany, where she ate pasta every day and worked in a guesthouse. When not traveling, she calls New York City her home. See her website at

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Italian lessons

The day has finally come to say goodbye to the last guests, fold the blankets and stack the mattresses, clean, cover and close. The last day of the season and time to say goodbye to my window view of cypress trees and green hills. Incredible, how fast six months have