Italy Roundtable: Italy’s Active Volcanoes

This month, the Italy Roundtable bloggers decided to get elemental – we each chose one of the Greek classical elements to apply to Italy in some way. Maybe because Italy’s in the midst of the coldest winter it has experienced in 27 years, maybe because my favorite color is orange, […]

Italy Roundtable: The Guide to Crafts in Italy (That You Really Need Before You Go Shopping)

This month, the Italy Blogging Roundtable topic is CRAFT. Naturally, that has me thinking about shopping in Italy. Italy is the kind of country that can turn even die-hard anti-shoppers into crazy people on a spending spree. There’s just so much shiny, pretty, sleek, historic, fashionable, artistic (etc etc, ad […]