Oggi, sull'onda dello sconcerto per gli attacchi al Presidente Boldrini, il momento è propizio. Trasformiamo lo sdegno in legislazione. C'e' bisogno di una legislazione che tuteli le vittime di harassment sessuale o morale. Cambiare si può, ma dipende soprattutto da noi e dal nostro coraggio di alzarci in piedi e combattere contro un sistema e degli usi che ormai non sono più sostenibili.
Here's a new one: 'nichification' in classified advertisements. As if they weren't already categorized into assorted and sundry. Except now they're more than the print variety to which so many of us have grown accustomed.
Following the Italian appeals court's second murder conviction of former exchange student Amanda Knox, an agreement has been reached in which singer Justin Bieber will be extradited to Italy in place of Ms. Knox.
The title is probably an exaggeration. I most likely will live in the United States again. Statistically, very few expats live out their lives in a foreign country. Most, eventually, find their way back to the land of their birth. So let me just say that these are the top three reasons that I can't imagine leaving Italy... today.
I watched in the reflection of a shop window as they disappeared into a street side cafe behind me. Those poor women, I thought. It most be so lonely traveling without a man
No, we don't propose that you visit all 50 in a year -- although, hey, that's an admirable goal -- merely that you take these places into consideration when planning your 2014 travels.
I've noticed a few new trends that are giving travelers more ways to experience the magic of Italy from enjoying outdoor adventure to taking Italian genealogy one step further and exploring dual citizenship with Italy.
Today, the Earth got a little hotter. DAILY CLIMATE CHANGE: Global Map of Unusual Temperatures, Jan 22 2014 How unusual has the weather been? No ...
If Downton Abbey had been set in Italy, it might well have been filmed at Il Salviatino.
As each village has its own persona, we chose Vernazza because it has been reported by many to be the loveliest of the villages with an ancient castle, pastel-colored cliff-hanging homes, an inner port and a small intimate seaside church.
Ortigia is a beautiful little island, full of winding alleys and lovely old buildings and artisans and quirkiness.
Auguri, Maestro! Si, si; January 20th marks the birthday of the wild, wacky, wondrous Federico Fellini! Arguably Italy's greatest filmmaker, Fellini c...
Many people don't know that Rome is replete with equally stunning ceiling art painted during the apex of the Baroque period -- and that are much less crowded than the Sistine Chapel. These are the ones worth the crick in your neck.
New Year's Eve and New Year's Day are both celebrated in Florence, and the entire two weeks (or more) surrounding Christmas and New Year's is one continuous 'festa' (party) and with everyone walking.
What happens in Florence, Italy when summer draws her last warm breath, and the cool mornings of winter call for an extra blanket? If you ask me, it's when Tuscany becomes Paradiso... Heaven!
On a rainy (torrential, and, hopefully, temporary) Sunday morning in Florence, I am getting ready to leave. I have had four wonderful months in Florence and am not ready to go -- I'm in conflict about it all...