It Italy, very few people have dryers. I am lucky enough to have one. But during the summer months, when I do dry the wash on the line, my clothes hanging experience is EXACTLY like this advertisement below. EXACTLY. Ha, ha, ha…… (more…)
Yes, it is true, food DOES rule in Italy. But one must also FOLLOW the food rules in Italy as well. Here below are some of the standard rules to help you avoid getting into trouble with the locals on your next visit to Italy. (more…)
Summer is serious stuff in Italy. I mean really serious stuff. Everyone is happy and excited about going on vacation.
You know how life is sometimes? You settle into a routine? A routine at work. A routine for meals. A travel routine. A daily routine. (more…)
Sorry…but being the American I am, I cannot ever imagine going to my bank and finding this sign taped to the door: (more…)
What do all of these things have in common? They take place in the Castelli Romani. These are hillside towns to the southeast of Rome. It is a place where many Romans go (ummmm…including the Pope) to escape the suffocating heat in the summer and where we go sometimes just to get an ice-cream. (more…)
This is the period for asparagus! They are everywhere – in supermarkets, in the street markets, and there are even entire festivals devoted to them! (more…)