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
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.
Anguilla is quite the A-list celebrity/VIP destination these days. However, the small island has managed to retain it’s relaxed, quiet charm. My most recent piece for FATHOM Magazine went live today. ANGUILLA – I wish I could say I have always appreciated this beautiful island. That would be untrue. When my family moved from … Continue reading Io Adoro – Anguilla, British West Indies
Yes, it’s true. Even my Milanese friends who live here think it’s odd. I don’t care. If loving Milan is wrong, I don’t want to be right. Just in time for Milan Fashion Week, here is a short piece I wrote for FATHOM. Continue reading A Woman Who Lives in Rome Actually Loves Milan?
The award-winning Fathom Magazine is celebrating Sicily this week. I’m trilled that I get to join in the festivities. My article is about Sicily and the solo traveler. When I booked my trip, I didn’t think it was a big deal that I was traveling alone. Then once everyone and their mother kept saying, “Wow, … Continue reading It’s All About Sicily In Fathom Magazine
In the States we tend to define ourselves by what we do for a living. Therefore, working in any creative field is not easy. There’s the whole art vs business debate, the struggle to actually make a living, and the fact that most people have no idea what it is you do day-to-day. I sometimes … Continue reading Weekend Inspiration – Driven to Tears – Robert Downey, Jr and Sting
All over my neighborhood are signs like this: Before I was on Hollywood’s schedule, so August was a busy time for me. While all my friends and neighbors fled the August heat and tourists, I stayed behind in Rome writing and pitching TV projects. Now I’m on a local schedule and it’s a trip. … Continue reading August In Rome
Felicia and I met a few years ago through a friend in NYC. She’s wicked smart, funny, and has a killer sense of style. Along with being a ridiculously talented writer, Felicia is also a gifted photographer, baker, and cook. Felicia recently left her high-powered/profile job and is traveling in Italy and France for three … Continue reading Weekend Inspiration – Felicia Sullivan’s Dispatch From Florence
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?
Last month I attended Kathryn M. Ireland’s Interior Design Bootcamp in Los Angeles. That would be Kathryn the internationally known designer, NOT Kathy the former SI cover model. One Hollywood exec said to me, “I thought you were talking about the model the entire time. Alas, now our conversation has become less interesting to me.” … Continue reading Get Your Interior Design On – The Kathryn M. Ireland Bootcamp Experience