I hope everyone had a wonderful summer. Yes, I know technically it’s still summer despite the fact that some retailers in the States are already selling Spiced Pumpkin Latte mixes and there are bloggers talking about Halloween. I don’t understand this rush. Let’s enjoy this month and getting ready for fall. This is my favorite … Continue reading September!
The two things people ask me all the time when they’ve learn how long I’ve lived here are, if I have any regrets or when am I moving back to America. If this were a sabbatical, I would’ve moved back by now and more importantly, I wouldn’t have gone through the hell that is getting … Continue reading Ten Years Ago I Moved to Rome, Italy
Breakups are stressful. Moving is stressful. Moving after a breakup? We’re talking stress squared. Anika Jackson, VP at Real Beauty Real Women, asked me to write a decorating post with some tips on how to make the transition a bit smoother. To read the rest of the post, click HERE. Continue reading Decorating 101 for the Suddenly Single
This is a phrase coined in the mid-1800s during the reign of the Bourbons. At the time Naples was the third most populous city in Europe after London and Paris. It was also one of the wealthiest. I prefer to agree with the original meaning of the phrase and not the “if you go … Continue reading “See Naples and Die.”
Ciao Bloggisti, This is the last post from our intern, Ariella. I asked her to write about her overall experience studying in Rome. It was a pleasure to work with Ariella and we wish her the best as she continues her studies at Cornell University. I have spent the last four and a half months … Continue reading Guest Post – Studying Abroad in Rome
Ciao Bloggisti, Here is the latest post from our intern, Ariella: Last week my classmates and I went to Amsterdam. My impression of the city upon arriving was very different to my expectations. The architecture reflects its history and age, serving as a unique backdrop for modern, urban life. I had preconceived notions of … Continue reading Art and Architecture with Ariella – Amsterdam
Ciao Bloggisti, This week is the first post from our new intern Ariella, who is studying abroad in Rome for the semester. She’s a student at Cornell University, with a double major in Fine Arts and Human Development. Every other Wednesday we hope to have a post from Ariella. We’re excited to hear her thoughts … Continue reading Art and Architecture with Ariella – Torino
I’m not sure why I started blogging ten years ago today. The blogging world has changed a great deal since my first post POST. Back then nobody was making money from blogging. It was way to communicate, connect, and create. I rarely read old posts. Some make me cringe (and not just because of all … Continue reading My Ten Year Anniversary.
I was at a Rome Bloggers meet up a few months ago and one of my fellow bloggers told me she missed my old blog. My former blog was more personal and a bit all over the place. One day I would write about politics , or my friend’s big Italian wedding, and the next … Continue reading What Is The Purpose Of A Blog Now?