You might notice that a lot of Italian culture gravitates around eating and drinking and being merry. This […]


Every now and then someone asks me about price-bartering here in Rome. I tell them there’s a time […]

The Scoop on Gelato

A shocking thing had just occurred to me: I have never dedicated a blog to gelato…this is almost […]

Choo Choo

The Train is your friend! I promise! Here’s a little info on getting your train ticket and finding […]

Tips on Tipping in Italy

There’s a lot of confusion about what to do about tipping in Italy. I’ll admit it’s never even […]