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.

I visited Fiesole again one Spring afternoon to enjoy a bottle of wine at the overlook high above Florence.

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!

Ok. I am ready to commit to my favorite place for gelato. It’s La Carraia!

Bicycles in Italy are a way of life.

This is my latest restaurant find!

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

As bad as I hate to include this on my blog, I will because amazingly enough,...

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.

In my exploration of vegetables, I rediscovered Brussel Sprouts. My son had told me last year that he had been...

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!

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.

The Asmana Wellness Center is something that I have never experienced before, and it is incredible.

Of course you know the Clementine orange, that delightful small fruit that is available at Christmas time due to the ripening...

In just a few short weeks, the Art History Course, Masterpieces and Monuments will start up again. It’s one of the things that make the winter months wonderful in Florence. Enjoying...