An American in Italy

You might have read on an earlier blog entry about my visit to the English cemetery and the...

These are cheap and delicious.

Fiesole is a short ride from Florence on bus No. 7.

Spring has come to Florence! Of course the calendar marks it, and the spring winds are blowing, the temperatures rising,...

Hello Dear Readers, Well, I finally did it. A bucket list item that was on my list since I learned to read many years ago....

Just down the street from me is a Pescheria (Fish Market)!

With the warm weather, my thoughts turn to the wonderful ingredients of Spring, like fresh basil and...

Spring, oh Spring!

Bicycles in Italy are a way of life.

If it seems like I write about the Bargello every time you turn around, well that is just...

When I lived in the States, I was a Starbucks fan….I guess that was before I got used to having really...

The aperitivo, Italy’s wonderful happy hour-like, drink with buffet, doesn’t get much better than at Kitsch.

Pietrasanta is a tiny town located on the northern coast of Tuscany. It takes about one and a half hours to get there...

Now on display at Palazzo Albergati in Bologna until March 27, there is an incredible Frida Kahlo exhibit.

So many wonderful exhibits, so little time! This Salvador Dali exhibit, Il Sogno del Classico, has been extended at Pisa’s Palazzo Blu until...

Food in Morocco is delicious! Beef is the most eaten meat, although chicken comes close behind. Lamb is also eaten, but for...

The call to prayer woke me every morning before six. It was incredibly haunting and exotic. It seemed to go on for...

I traveled to Tangier from a flight that originated in Bologna and connected in Madrid.

You might recognize the title from a line in the movie, Young Frankenstein, and it pertains to the same thing here...

Going to Piazzale Michelangelo is always a treat!

I have seen Leonardo Da Vinci’s Last Supper several times now, but it is always delightful.

When you walk up the stairs from the subway into Piazza del Duomo, the Cathedral is breathtaking!

This place is one of my favorite for an appertivo. The drinks are priced at 6-7 euro and include a...

The tiny church of Santa Margherita, located on via Santa Margherita just off of Piazza Cimitori is called Dante’s church...

IMG_0099 For my birthday dinner, I wanted seafood.