The Invasioni Digitali or Digital Invasions initiative was created to promote culture through the eyes of its participants. As “invaders”, you are asked to photograph and share your experiences through social media.
Today is International Women’s Day, or as it’s known here in Italy, Festa della Donne. Before moving to Italy, I wasn’t too familiar with this day and it seemed to be celebrated mainly in Europe. But, it’s believed that its origins are actually rooted in America. […]
One topic of conversation that comes up frequently is the weather! This week we’ve experienced a real drop in temperature and a brutal reminder that winter is still here for some time. There has been much talk about the colder temperatures and everyone is making […]
Italianizzarsi – diventare simile a un italiano per lingua o cultura (to become similar to an Italian by language or culture) One of my good friends here in Italy mentioned that I’ve become more Italian since she’s known me. I found her observation very interesting […]
La festa della donna (Women’s Day) takes place on March 8th every year. It’s a day to celebrate and appreciate all the incredible, strong and sensational women in our lives. In Italy, the most popular gift for women on this special day is the Mimosa […]
Old Italian towns are famous for their narrow streets and steep hills. Many of these towns, built centuries ago, were never constructed with the intent to accommodate the vehicles that would eventually become our major form of transportation. Carpanzano is one of these very old […]