Archive for Category: "italy"
This Thanksgiving, I traded in the turkey and sweet potatoes for a “degustazione” in Milan. The Italian tasting made me thankful for the chance to try new things
I always find it an amusing and somewhat interesting phenomenon when I get a song stuck in my head. The other afternoon, for example, I had “Get Back” by The Beatles playing on a loop. Most days I have no idea why my brain seems to choose a particular song to play on repeat but on this particular day it seemed quite fitting that my subconscious had selected this song, given the event that had unfolded on the tram that morning
I feel that I have a unique problem here in Milan. By this I mean that because I use English at my job, at least 4 hours a day, I have to be very creative in how I go about learning Italian. I am able to practice what I already know, of course, but acquiring [&hellip
Slowly but surely, I’ve fallen in love with Paris. Three weeks ago it was just a crush. Two weeks ago, I was in like. Now, I think I’m ready to admit there’s something more here, something real. I think Paris might be The One.
Straccio is a somewhat common word meaning ‘dish towel’ in Italian. Banal, I know. Asciugamano on the other hand is a rather lengthy way of saying ‘bath towel.’ So why exactly have I chosen to write about Italian linens