Golden Day in Cosenza

Just before the Easter break, I was asked by Susan Van Allen of “Golden Days in Italy“ if I would be interested in doing a write up for a Golden Day in Cosenza.  I didn’t have to think twice.  I was honoured to participate and […]

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Italian SMS

Just when you think you are finally getting a grip on the Italian language you come face to face with Italian SMS. SMS (short message service) is basically a service that allows you to send short text messages between cell phones and it has become […]

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Italian Fashion: Jonk 46

I am quite surprised that there isn’t more information behind the company that creates Jonk 46.  I was going to nix the idea of writing about this particular line but you see the Jonk 46 logo everywhere in Italy.  So, I’ll do my best.  Jonk […]

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High Heels: Friend or Foe?

You walk into your favourite shoe store and you see them; they are gorgeous.There is no way you can live life without them.You buy them, and one day you put on those undeniably gorgeous high heel shoes and people compliment you, wanting to know where […]

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NEM Jewellery & Designs

Many of you don’t know but my sister is very passionate about creating beautiful pieces of jewellery using semi-precious gemstones and silver and she’s really good at it too! From this passion came the birth of her jewellery design business, NEM Jewellery & Designs. Without […]

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All roads lead to Rome…

It’s one of the Top 10 fashion must-haves of 2008. Take a stroll into any shoe store and you are sure to see the strappy rendition of the gladiator sandal. Love them or hate them…they are slated to be this summer’s biggest trend. The gladiator […]

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Angels & Demons

Filming is currently underway in Rome for the film adaptation of “Angels & Demons” – the prequel to the book-turned-blockbuster movie “The Da Vinci Code“. The novel (and subsequent movie) is centered on the Vatican however, producers of the movie are experiencing a bit of […]

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Does that look a little slanted to you?

When you think of leaning towers what is the first thing that comes to mind? “La Torre di Pisa” or as it’s famously known, The Leaning Tower of Pisa is the bell-tower (campanile) of the cathedral in the Italian city of Pisa in Toscana (Tuscany). […]

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