I loved Dianne Hales’ book “La Bella Lingua: My Love Affair with Italian, the World’s Most Enchanting Language” and was so honored when she asked me to contribute a blog post about my experience raising my children bilingually in Italy.
Archive for 2010
A week long suggested itinerary for visiting Umbria which throws in the crème della crème of the region: art and history, towns and parks, food and drink, people and shopping.
Planning a trip to Umbria using solely a printed guide is so 1997. Here are some tips for the best resources to bring you up to date for Umbria trip planning.
A nuts-n-bolts “how to” article for planning a trip in Umbria.
I’m going to step away from the sunny schtick for just a second and talk honestly about the dark side of expat life.
There is how the Big Boys do it, and there is how we do it. Wine, that is.
Certain topics seem inherently polarizing. Country-western music, for example. Home schooling. Mayonnaise on french fries. And, of course, contemporary art.
Happy dogs. Autumn woods. Amazing food. What could go wrong?
Much like an aging footballer’s wife, Citerna is “having some work done.” But she’ll be hot come 2011.
Don’t get sidetracked by the swingers’-club-sounding name…the Umbria Lovers are two locals who love sharing travel tips, and I was happy to talk to them about my home: lovely Costa di Trex.