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So where to?

Tomorrow is the day! Finally. We are flying to Italy to have our little vacation. Already making plans where to go and what place to visit. 74 more words


Riccardo Muti conducts Italian Opera Masterworks

Well, I initially thought I wouldn’t be able to make the last program of the Chicago Symphony’s 126th season, but as luck would have it, I got to attend this afternoon’s 3PM matinee, which ended up being the very last concert of the season! 766 more words


I Traveled Europe with $450 and a Bottle of Hand Soap

The night before my flight overseas, I threw on my backpack and did a little twirl in the mirror. Whereupon I noticed two things:

  1. I should never twirl in a mirror again.
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Angela Ma

Do You Really Know FCO?

Looking back over the years, since my junior year of college in Rome, I’ve probably landed or taken off from FCO more than 40 times. The formal name of Rome’s largest airport is the Leonardo da Vinci International Airport, but to many, the Rome Fiumicino Airport is simply known as FCO, short for Fiumicino. 812 more words

My Blog About Italy



Title: Love & Gelato
Author: Jenna Evans Welch
Genre: Young Adult, Fiction, Romance, Contemporary
Publishing: May 2, 2017 (Simon Pulse) *original hardcover publication 5/3/16… 991 more words

Ivanka Trump ordered to testify in dispute with shoe company

NEW YORK (AP) — Ivanka Trump must testify in a dispute with an Italian shoemaker over one of her company’s shoe designs, a judge said Friday. 503 more words

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Pompeii & Herculaneum

*Warning – this post contains images of bones and plaster casts of remains. Please skip this post if those things might upset you.

On August 24, 79 A.D., Mount Vesuvius erupted and buried the cities of Pompeii and Herculaneum in ash, pumice, and waves of volcanic mud. 533 more words