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Destinations

There’s information here on both cities and more remote destinations – from the top to the toe of the beautiful boot.


Eating-Sweet-in-Perugia-Eurochocolate-2007
If you’ve ever had a Baci* chocolate – those little chocolate hazelnut treats that come in silver and blue foil and have cute sayings in four languages on a little “fortune” inside – you’ve had chocolate from Perugia. That mouthful of delight, however, is only the beginning of Perugia’s place […]

Eurochocolate festival: Eating Sweet in Perugia






Sanremo-Song-Festival-Going-on-Now
The 57th annual Sanremo Song Festival began this week and runs through Saturday, and is one event the husband and I have wanted to see in person for a few years now. I’m not sure why, exactly, and I’m quite confident that the real thing would pale in comparison to […]

Sanremo Song Festival – Going on Now


600-Years-of-Glassmaking-in-Murano-in-One-Family
When I hear about family businesses in their 3rd or 6th generation, I’m impressed. It’s a testament not only to the business itself, but also to the family’s ability to keep younger generations interested in sticking around. The other night at my Italian conversation group, one of our friends said […]

600 Years of Glassmaking in Murano in One Family




Needed-English-tutors-for-summer-camps-in-Italy
Looking for a summer job and a way to travel to Italy all rolled into one? Lingue senza Frontiere (Language Without Borders) might be something to consider: We are now looking for summer camp tutors. You should be a native English speaker with a bubbly character, preferably 21 years old […]

Needed: English tutors for summer camps in Italy


Valentines-Day-News-Snippets-Ancient-Lovers-Erotic-Poetry
For this Valentine’s Day post on the Italy Logue, I’ve got some love-related news items for you… First, to satisfy your poetic side, I offer you the tale of two prehistoric lovers, their 5,000-6,000 year old skeletons found embracing one another. They were most likely young lovers, as “their teeth […]

Valentine’s Day News Snippets: Ancient Lovers & Erotic Poetry