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Immerse Yourself In La Dolce Vita – Amalfi Coast Style

You’ve probably heard the popular Italian expression about living the sweet life. It comes from the title of a famous 1960 Fellini movie most noted for its memorable scene of the main characters, played by Marcello Mastroianni and Anita Ekberg, … Continue reading

How To Make The Plane Ride Home From Italy Special

Don’t like the food on the planes?  Who does, unless you’re in the first class section.  When in Rome, grab some good Italian bread and cheese at a local market before heading to the airport, or grab one of the … Continue reading

Shop Until You Drop Without Breaking The Bank

So many stores so little time and especially if you’re on a budget. I explain how bringing home some great gifts for yourself, and others, doesn’t mean you have to break the bank.      Photo: RossHelen/Shutterstock

Tu Scendi Dalle Stelle – An Italian Christmas Carol

Tu scendi dalle stelle (From Starry Skies Descending) is an Italian Christmas Carol written by St. Alphonsus Ligouri in 1732. It is a beloved carol sung by many families on Christmas Eve, including ours. It was my father’s favorite carol … Continue reading