Category Archives: coffee

Coffee in Rome from Sant’Eustachio

The plastic sheeting is back. After a summer of heat waves and travel, I really forgot what Rome is likely on a cool and very rainy day. In my corner of Testaccio, where a clothes dryer is an unthinkable and unnecessary luxury, that means plastic sheeting.  Clothes do not stop dirtying themselves simply because it […]

Coffee with a Colosseum View

I won’t bore you with how hot it was. I won’t bother trying to describe how oppressive the humidity feels when not a single wisp of a breeze can be found. I won’t even begin to recount the discomfort, the lack of mobility, or the will do anything but lie perfectly still with the shutters […]

Living La Dolce Vita: Cappuccio

Christine, who lives in Florence and is the expat behind Ciao, Christy has started a “La Dolce Vita” series on her blog and encouraged all of us English language bloggers to write about our own sweet lives in Italy. I can, and do, complain about the crazy bureaucracy involved with living in Italy. I miss […]