Will our search for a Balkan destination lead us…out of the Balkans?Read More
Chronicling our return home from a year in Umbria and the preparations for our around-the-world journey.
This year I offer eight highly-curated gift ideas for the Italophile on your list, with variations to create a thoughtful present for any budget. If you have a loved one who has a passion for food, wine, history, art, or more—you’ll find a worthy gift idea here.Read More
Aperol is an Italian apéritif that tastes lightly of citrus with bitter undertones. Learn how to turn Aperol into a cocktail that will elevate your afternoons, and how to turn that cocktail into a party.Read More
Laughter bloomed like dandelions in a field of sunshine. Everything was shinier, rosier, more glowing, more dramatic, more emotional, more vivid. I started wondering about why and then thought, “Because Italy.”
I stopped wondering.Read More