You can bring some Italian cheese to the US in your suitcase. Here are the rules about what to buy without upsetting Customs and Border Control.
One of my favorite things about Italy are the amazing fresh food markets that you find in every town (or in each neighborhood in larger cities). Wandering through a market is one of the best ways to mingle with locals going about their daily lives, as well as to experience the food culture that makes Italy […]
I am trying not to inundate the blog with information about what it was like to be pregnant in Italy, but at the same time, I know that when you ARE pregnant you are usually scrimping around for whatever information is available. SO, let’s talk about giving birth in Italy. Just as in many countries, […]
It is dangerously easy to think of Rome as the Colosseum and the Pantheon, with perhaps a trip across the river to visit Vatican City. The truth is that there is so much more to see and experience if you know more about all the different Rome neighborhoods. I searched high and low for a […]
Rome is a city for any budget. Yes, you can really live it up when you have unlimited funds but it is not really necessary. To save money, you can visit free sights and find budget accommodation. One thing you can’t really skip entirely is food. So how much does it cost to eat in […]
You’re pregnant! And going to Italy! Those two things are both totally awesome – congrats! But what about eating in Italy while pregnant? Or just traveling around in general when you are expecting? I recently went through the experience of being pregnant in Italy and it was pretty great. Not only did I become the […]