Ready to Actually SPEAK Italian?

Ready to Actually SPEAK Italian?

I see you. You study and study and just when you think your Italian is pretty good, you open your mouth to speak and…crickets. You know what you want to say, but you can’t make the link from brain to tongue! It’s so frustrating and yet, this is one...

40: Colorful Italian Expressions – GREEN!

I love idioms, expressions and as you likely know, proverbs in Italian. These are the things that make learning Italian fun for me, and really literally and figuratively color the language. I am starting a new series here on the podcast where we chat about expressions...
Cecilia Falciai Decorazioni

Cecilia Falciai Decorazioni

Florence has an association of artisans, OmA, that awards up and coming artisans various awards and recognition every year. I follow their yearly announcements as it’s a great way to find new, and noteworthy artists. I also enjoy buying things from small, family run...

33: Add some Italian to your holiday with these fun phrases

We’re coming up on that time of year again, the holiday season! And while the holiday season looks a bit different than the American version that kicks off with Thanksgiving, Christmastime in Italy is amazing. Between the Christmas markets, and the holiday lights,...

21: All the things you never knew about the Roman Colosseum

If you’ve been to (or dreamed of) Rome, you’ve probably heard of a little old building called the Colosseum. It is of course not little at all, but it is very old. 1950 years old to be exact and still going strong. While the version we see today has been deteriorated...