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Calabria: The Other Italy

Title: Calabria: The Other Italy
Author: Karen Haid
Publisher: Mill City Publishing
ISBN: 978-1-6341-230-5

“Wherever I went in Calabria or whatever I read about it, I never ceased to be amazed by its wealth of history. 418 more words

Book Review

The other side.

Good evening everyone,

For starters, I mentioned in my last blog post that I would be posting about Italy yesterday evening. Due to some distractions that hasn’t happened yet – but it will. 67 more words

La Pavoni - My Temperamental Italian

I’m on my second La Pavoni coffee maker. My daughter inherited the first one, a beautiful brass plated machine. Its a work of art. The one I have now is stainless steel, I changed it to fit in with my new kitchen. 290 more words


Certain kinds of criminality are intimately connected with the nature of Italians.

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I think Italians might be deaf...

…because they talk with their hands and are always yelling at one another!


"Maybe we could find her a wheelchair to get up the volcano, right?" A WEEKEND ADVENTURE IN SICILY

I never thought I’d say this, but last month I took a weekend trip to Italy. No big deal. Just a hop, skip, and a jump over to the famous boot-shaped country of pizza, wine, romance, and gelato. 202 more words


Write a blog he can't refuse.

A more positive stereotype of Italians (than what has been mentioned previously in my posts) is how they are very eloquent with their words. Italians have poets like Dante and Petrarca to thank for this stereotype. 294 more words