Best Beaches in Positano {Da Adolfo}


Best beach in Positano

Best beach in Positano

By now you all probably know how I feel about Da Adolfo. 

I have friends that love it and friends who would rather stay put by the pool in Capri.  Da Adolfo is a special place that also requires a special mind set. The chairs are a little rickety, the beach a little small. For me, the chaos is part of the charm.

Hamburgers in Rome {'Ino + Eataly}


Hamburgers in Rome

Hamburgers in Rome

My house has had a steady stream of visitors this summer. Most of them have been teenage boys. This is my teenage boy's last summer at home before he heads off to the Berklee College of Music in September, so he has has been squeezing in as many concerts at Rock in Roma and time with friends before they head off to Bangkok, Korea, Belgium and the UK.

Top Tips for Living in Italy


Unlike so many people who decide to move to Italy I was not a lifelong Italophile. I ended up in Rome almost by accident. My Junior year abroad was spent in rainy London and not sunny Italy. After college I dreamed of Africa and learned french. I fell in love with a fellow American and not an Italian. After almost two decades in Africa that American I married was transferred to Rome and now Italy is my home. I often joke this is one of the most challenging places we have ever lived. Over the years I have figured a few things out that make life as a foreigner in Italy a little easier. Here are a few of my top tips for living in Italy. 

5 things to do in Ponza


What to do in Ponza

What to do in Ponza

The island of Ponza located off the Lazio coast is filled with fun things to do.  Whether you like a day filled with activity or a day of lounging there is something for everyone. Here are my picks for 5 things to do in Ponza.

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