For anyone seriously interested in gaining at least a conversational level of Italian, these are the resources that I’ve used along the way to improve and largely maintain my level of Italian.
Today I finally get to share a podcast episode I was featured on, giving an interview about my experience here in Rome, how I came to live here and some of my favorite spots to eat in the city.
To avoid spending an Italian summer locked away with AC, I’m including some beach escapes from Rome that are available by public transportation.
Ah, day trips. There’s a fine art involved in planning a successful day trip while you’re traveling. Factor in some shopping for local delicacies, lunch at a great restaurant with Umbrian food, a tour of the underground caves, a quick trip around the cathedral and some time spent wandering the small streets in this medieval city and you've got yourself a perfect day in Orvieto.
To answer the December Dolce Vita bloggers question, "How are you connected to Italy?" my Italian connection is at the most a tenuous one and unlikely at that. Keep reading to see how I ended up living in this country, with no Italian family, background or connections to speak of.