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A cake of questionable taste

Italy continues to amaze me. Advertisements

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When one ass is not enough…

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Google visits Anghiari

Few have been more instrumental in making sure every street of the globe is digitally documented than the folks at google, which is why I was thrilled to see them show up to put Anghiari on the map. Until recently, … Continue reading

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Venice Underfoot

If you can manage to get a glimpse of Venice’s sidewalks through the herds of tourist’s trotters, you’ll ┬ásee that the city once had some dignity about how it approached tourism. Here is a sampling of some of the mosaics … Continue reading

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The Sporting Life

Whenever you pick up a t-shirt on vacation, be sure you understand what it says. I didn’t stick around after she finished her food and drink.

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Stick and Be Saved

There’s no nice way to say it. A good percentage of Italians drive like lunatics. Clearly they are under the impression that a blessed adhesive like the one above is enough to save them from their devil-may-care approach to road … Continue reading

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March 17: Happy Italian Unification Day

In cities across America, March 17th is often reserved for wearing shades of green otherwise inadvisable for clothing, consuming green alcohol, and dying rivers green (no – the Gowanus Canal is naturally that color) all in celebration of St. Patrick, … Continue reading

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