The little spoon that gets dispensed with it kills me. Love it.
A trip to an Italian post office can be a baffling experience. If you can figure out how to get in the door, then you are one step ahead of me. My first time at an ufficio postale, I could not figure out how to enter the office. I finally realized that I had to […]
Until a few days ago, I was having a love affair with Roman public transportation. Not having to drive has been amazing. Sure there are times when it’s inconvenient to take the metro, but it’s been about 100xs more enjoyable than dealing with LA traffic, so I adjusted quickly. If you are a student, under […]
My very first (and very short-lived) job in Italy was as a babysitter. I spent most of the first day being shown how to prepare dinner for a 7-month-old baby. That is when I realized that Italian baby food is… different. Italian babies are on a whole other diet level from their American counterparts. Most baby […]
Italian cafes always have some mighty tempting pastries to offset your strong espresso. But while waiting for my caffè today, I spotted this sad little cupcake. Something tells me that this dolce wasn’t feeling so sweet.
In America, it’s always “out with the old and in with the new!” We love to get new cell phones, buy new clothes, upgrade electronics and trade in our cars. Consumerism is nothing new for the US or the modern global market. Increased consumption is what keeps our economy on track. That’s why it feels […]