Dreamy wedding destinations: Florence


Florence… (Or Firenze, if you want it the Italian way.)  Just the name of this place is able to make many perople sigh and want to come to Italy at once. Because Florence is, like Venice, one of the “must-see” places in the whole Italian peninsula. And once you’ve been there, you can easily understand why … Continue reading

Made in Italy: Volcanos are all around?


…today’s post is going to be a bit different from what I usually post. That is because of the earthquake in Emilia-Romagna at the end of May. (For a post about this region, click here.) I know that some time has passed since this sad event happened – you must have heard everything about it … Continue reading

Made in Italy: Truly Italian


When you live in a country for a very long time, you get used to the habits and customs of that place. I’ve been living in Italy the last fifteen years, and even if it seems like yesterday that I first arrived in Genoa and totally lost my heart, I must admit that I’ve gotten … Continue reading

Made in Italy: Some peeks from Italian landscapes


It’s a grey, rainy day. Sigh. It was also rainy yesterday during my Provence-inspired event. Well, to tell you the truth, eventually the sun came out – but only in the afternoon and just for about half an hour. Double sigh. It’s not that I do not like rain. I’d just prefer to get a … Continue reading

Made in Italy: Alessandria, Monferrato and Borsalino hats


I’m sorry for the fact that this Monday’s “Made in Italy” has been delayed. But sometimes unexpected events do occur – and that was the case this time. I hope that you will forgive me, I’ll try not to do it again 😉 So, I’ve told you that we are going to talk about something … Continue reading

“Made in Italy”: Italian gestures and how to communicate


…yes, I know – I promised you a post about Borsalino hats. But yesterday I had a discussion with a good friend from abroad about Italian lifestyle. And one of the things that we discussed was the strange gestures that many Italians use. Have you ever watched two or more Italians chat? It can be … Continue reading

WED WED WEDnesday: Italian dream weddings in Emilia-Romagna


Whoot-whoot, this is just a fantastic day! The sun is shining, and I’m out taking a stroll in beautiful Tuscany, enjoying my life as a newborn Lions Club International member…a gorgeous feeling! 🙂 AND…it is WED WED WEDnesday! That means that we are going to talk about something really pretty according to what I promised … Continue reading