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I think Italians make the best coffee in the world. In Italy coffee making is an art form...and the Italians have perfected it. Florence is home to one of my favourite cafes in all of Italy, Caffe Giacosa. Established in 1815, it’s a Florentine institution. It was popular with the Florentine elite in the 19th century and it’s always my first stop after arriving in Florence.
Dave Christopherson was feeling fed up with the everyday drudgery of work. He dreamed of spending his days golfing amid beautiful surroundings and diving in crystal-clear waters teeming with tropical fish. And he found a place where the low cost of living meant he could enjoy an early retirement with his family on only $1,900 a month—Dumaguete in the Philippines.