Puglia as in Puglia, Italy is pronounced poo·lee·uh. Why pronouncing Italian words with “gli” is tricky for native English speakers + tips to get it right.
Tipping in Italy is like paying a good compliment. Always appreciated, never anticipated. Observations on where, when, and how Italians tip in Italy.
From sinking lego ships to watering plants over 20 funny stories and creative uses for bidets. Plus, an SNL video poking fun at strange bidet questions.
Informational article with videos on how to use a bidet properly including which way to face (wall vs room) toilet paper, soap, bidet towels, and hand washing.
‘Tied Into Me’ is a documentary that explores a ubiquitous question “Is Venice Sinking?” through the intimate lens of real-life adventure. Daryl Smith is an Irish expat racing to save his sunken houseboat after the 2019 floods in Venice, Italy. Can he save his dreams and his beloved boat Gina?
Speaking is the hardest part of learning Italian. As a language teacher with a Master’s Degree and a kind heart, Gloria Gloria Spagnoli is here to help with five tips to learn to speak Italian.
Why native English-speaking foreigners are sometimes shocked when visiting Italy for the first time. Pros & Cons of life in Italy blog series.
Dr. Anthony Fauci is being honored for Italian American Heritage Month this October. When & Who started Italian American Heritage month + virtual celebration ideas.
COVID, Moving to Italy in 2020 & Life without regrets. Reflections on becoming an Italian citizen. What might have happened had I waited & why you never should.
The Ape is a ubiquitous work vehicle that’s iconic in Italy. What Ape means in Italian plus the history of the Ape Car in Italy.
Marriage, Blood, and Naturalization are three ways to get an Italian Passport. My Italian Citizenship story plus the perks of having two passports.
Lord have mercy I miss sushi! Sushi and pickles. I’m not pregnant. I’m an American Expat in Italy. 26 guilty pleasure foods expats confess to missing in Italy.
A look at American Healthcare vs Italian Healthcare and the effects both have on health, stress and household budget.
Preventive Insurance vs Preventative Care. Difference between American and Italian health care systems + cultural views on being overweight.
Stories of moving to Italy. This week: COVID Vaccine News, soccer, the Italian Alps & finding joy in the little things like church bells.
Video of Italian Citizenship Oath Ceremony held in America. Plus, how long it takes to become an Italian citizen and why dual citizenship is worth it in 2022!
Curious what bathrooms are like in Italy before you travel? From bidets to missing toilet seats here are tips on what to expect from public and private bathrooms in Italy.