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How to Marry an Italian

Finally, what you’re all coming to this blog to find out: How to find and marry an Italian. I did it. Here’s how you can, too! First, woo him with your exotic American ways When I first arrived in Italy I … Continue reading

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How to be an Italian

While I’m always hesitant for such sweeping statements about an entire culture and ethnicity, if you’re interested in a sort of How To Be an Italian Guide for Dummies, this would be a good start.   Espresso is a way of … Continue reading

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Italian Sicknesses I Never Knew Existed But Now Believe In Wholeheartedly

The first time I walked around Marco’s house without shoes or socks on I thought his mother was going to faint – and my feet weren’t even that dirty! She scurried away and was back with the worst pair of … Continue reading

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Chimamanda Adichie: The Danger of a Single Story

“The single story creates stereotypes, and the problem with stereotypes is not that they are untrue, but that they are incomplete. They make one story become the only story.” It’s easy to form concrete opinions about a person or place from the one story … Continue reading

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