Monthly Archives: September 2015

Life in Italy – Photo of the Day

I always enjoy watching local Italian artisans at work. This Sicilian is hand painting a ceramic plate with precision. I’d love to hear your feedback. Please leave a comment. Grazie Ciao

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Author Interview: Catie Costa, Author of Love on the Rocks: A Positano Tale

Ever since I published my first book, many other writers have helped me out and supported me on their blogs and social media. I like to pay forward  the favor by posting a guest interview from time to time with … Continue reading

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A Stroll Down Milan’s Fashion Street – Via Monte Napoleone

One of the main attractions in Milan is its elegant fashion district,  more specifically the most famous street here,Via Monte Napoleone. Milan is Italy’s fashion capital and some say it is the fashion capital of the world. The entire fashion … Continue reading

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Magical Memories of Positano

“Positano bites deep. It is a dream place that isn’t quite real when you are there and becomes beckoningly real after you have gone.” – John Steinbeck A jewel of exquisite beauty on the Amalfi Coast Steep streets with endless … Continue reading

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Everyday Life in Italy

I love Italy and I always am looking for opportunities to return. But I also know that everyday life in Italy is molto difficile. If you go, plan on walking a lot, and not just on a flat surface. Most … Continue reading

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Inside the Accademia Gallery in Florence

On my first visit to Florence a few years ago, I rushed into the Accademia Gallery with one purpose in mind, to see the original marble sculpture of David by Michelangelo. I quickly found my way to the hall where … Continue reading

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Italian People – Photo of the Day

These local Italians in Molise seem happy, experiencing male camaraderie that seems to be so lacking in the American culture. I would bet they are solving the problems of the day as well. Your thoughts? I’m always happy to hear … Continue reading

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