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In Vietri-sul-Mare I don’t think I can walk five feet without hues of blue, yellow, red, and green showering my senses. Brilliant colors blast my eyes like a kaleidoscope, and I love it. At a little workshop, I have the … Continued
Tucked away in a village in Le Marche is the workshop of Emanuele Francioni, a talented young artisan who is the sixth-generation to carry on an age-old family tradition. This special method of printing with handmade stencils and paint comes … Continued
Six years ago I wrote a post about an Italian lifestyle titled Mammoni – Mamma’s Boys in Italy and today it ranks as my most popular post. Mammoni, a term applied to single Italian men who live at home with their … Continued
Almost every town in Italy has a clock tower and in many cases these tall monuments become landmarks of those towns. In some cases they are tourist attractions and visitors line up to climb to the top to take advantage … Continued
Mammoni, Mamma’s boy, is a term applied to single Italian men who are still living at home with their mothers. Many of these men are professionals with jobs. This is actually a common way of life in Italy, and more … Continued