Mag Cafe

I stumbled into Mag Café in the middle of the day while looking for a coffee, so I can’t comment on the food or cocktails here, but I immediately fell in love with the atmosphere. The space is a bit dark, but it is filled to the brim with character and heavily decorated with antique furniture. Located right off of the Naviglio Grande, Mag Café would not be out of place in Williamsburg, Brooklyn or in 1933.

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da oTTo

One of the best examples of Milan's New World charm is the mid-century modern (a term I have recently learned while furniture shopping) paradise, oTTo. It's nestled deep in Milan's Chinatown and is a third-wave coffee shop, bar, brunch spot, and work space. They also hold regular events and workshops. If I lived in Milan, I like to think that this would be my go-to spot, but if I'm being honest, I'm probably not cool enough.

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So I guess I'm doing this

I've been thinking about making a website/blog for months (years?) now, and I've always talked myself out of it. But, here I am. Don't tell my boss(es) this is what I've been doing with my Saturday instead of working. I'm not 100% sure what this is going to be so far--a compilation of some honest oversharing, travel guides, and photography projects, I suppose. How big a portion each of these components will take--who knows. It's an adventure!

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