Monthly Archives: January 2007


Italian News Snippets: 22 January 2007

There’s just too much news out there. Will they stop making news? Probably not. So, I’ll play catch-up here and let you investigate further on your own:   Search for Leonardo’s “lost fresco” – Da Vinci Code art sleuth and all – is back on, while the Mona Lisa’s burial […]


Expat Resource: Living Abroad Report

UPDATE: Unfortunately, it appears that the Living Abroad Report is no longer available online… At least at the moment. The links are all coming up blank, so it looks like this is one expat resource that has bit the dust. I just found the Living Abroad Report, and have yet […]


Online [Free Watch] Full Movie Breathe (2017)

Breathe (2017) Release : 2017-10-13 Country : United Kingdom Language : English Runtime : 117 Genre : Drama Synopsis Watch Breathe Full Movie Online Free. Movie ‘Breathe’ was released in 2017-10-13 in genre Drama. Based on the true story of Robin, a handsome, brilliant and adventurous man whose life takes […]


Post Office in Vatican City: Using the Pope’s Post Office

If you know anyone who still collects stamps (is that even still possible with all the self-adhesive jobbies out there nowadays?) and you’re going to Rome, you’ll do them a big favor by swinging into the Vatican City post office. A trip to Vatican City won’t get you a new […]


Vatican Store Heats Up Italy’s Winter Sales Period

With the winter sales period in full swing in most Italian cities, I would be remiss if I didn’t tell you about one of the more exclusive sales events in the country – the Vatican’s designer sale. At the Vatican store, you’ll find televisions, jewellry, designer handbags and clothing – […]


English Words in Italian: Not a Pezzo di Torta

Anyone who’s tried to learn another language no doubt has found moments of comedy amidst the hours (scratch that, weeks and months) of slogging through grammar rules. I don’t know about other countries, but the Italians have not only been active exporters of their words (ciao, venti, spaghetti, etc.), more […]


Italian Art Quest Continues: Now in Japan

Lest you think Italy is picking on the Getty museum because of some long-standing grudge against the US, they’re asking Japan to return the things they claim were “stolen” as well. Italian authorities “suspect that up to 100 treasures from ancient Rome were looted” and they’ve asked the Japanese government […]


Expat Resource: How-To Italy

Part of my “day job” at BootsnAll includes reviewing the applications for new members of our travel community. One morning a couple months ago, I saw an application that caught my eye, for what I think you’ll see are obvious reasons! Emma Bird had applied to join the BootsnAll community, […]