An American in Italy

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

Coop and Media World are life savers for shopping in Florence.

Rialto Bridge, Venice Recently I was asked to contribute to an article by GoEuro. Read the full text here to get ready for...

IMG_6676 While visiting England recently, we took a little road trip over the moors of Dartmoor to see the famous and legendary bridges.

Florence, Italy is one of the most romantic cities I have ever seen. The old world charm, ancient bridges, and buildings,...

Dear Readers, My blog has been nominated for the Top 100 International Exchange and Expats Blogs 2016 (IX16)! Isn’t that exciting! You can help me by going to this link and...

Don't turn your nose up because there is no meat! Try it, you'll like it!

IMG_4842 The Annunciation is the celebration of when the angel Gabriel came to Mary to announce to her that she would conceive and become the...

Who knew that making this at home could be so easy and seem so much healthier?

IMG_2920 I've been making limoncello at home!

IMG_0795 I love picnicking! There are several spots in Florence that make perfect settings and the Rose Garden is one of them!

I am thrilled to report that my blog has been “short-listed” by Italy Magazine as the Best Overall Blog for Lovers of Italy! Thank you all for your readership and continued...

IMG_3335 The Uffizi gallery is one of the oldest and most important art museums in the world.

href="http://www.anamericaninitaly.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/08/IMG_0793.jpg">IMG_0793 Summer nights in Florence are really lovely!

IMG_1356 The other day while walking through Piazza Santa Maria Novella, I just had to stop and take these photos.

Welcome to my new look! We are in the process of updating and would appreciate your feedback! Please let me know what you like, what you don’t and what features you...

Indulge me while I get a little nostalgic on Christmas Day, will you?

It’s Thanksgiving time again. This is my 4th since moving to Italy.

Well, I didn’t sleep all night in anticipation and just plain anxiety. I don’t know why. The idea of...

This historical building was built in 1590-1595 by Ferdinando I de’ Medici to protect Florence. Located high...

This year I started writing a book. I am taking an online course that provides structure and feedback around...

WOW! I was nominated for an award! A big thank you to Margie Miklas, author of Margie in Italy! If you are an Italy lover, and who isn’t? Check out her...

The Palazzo Vecchio is the town hall of Florence and stands like a fortress in the Piazza della Signoria.

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Last year I attended midnight Mass at The Duomo, and really didn’t enjoy it all that much, so this year decided...