Lamiavitaitaliana

Looking for a good Italian art dictionary

Sasha Stoddard

April 28, 2008

As much as I'm going to miss the beautiful Amalfi Coast, I'm happy to be back in Florence because now I'm about to embark on yet another adventure. I have no idea how I'm going to pull this off, but this week I start my first job. My first job in a foreign language, which basically makes it feel lik...

Turning Italian

Sasha Stoddard

April 28, 2008

I think I'm turning Italian. I don't mean that I've developed that beautiful olive skin tone or curly hair, but I have begun to find myself picking up on all the little idiosyncrosies that the people here possess. And I love it. For starters, I am now late for class every day. I just find it nearly imp...

Under the Amalfi sun

Sasha Stoddard

April 28, 2008

I know that living in Florence probably sounds like a vacation for most of you. But when you live in a place and see its amazing buildings every day and smell its wonderful smells every day and stroll the same streets every day, you start to lose a bit of your appreciation for it all. When this happens, yo...

Food in Firenze

Sasha Stoddard

April 1, 2008

This one goes out to all you "foodies." To all of you who favor flavor over fat content and would choose a little cream over calorie counting, Florence is just the place for you. On the other hand, if you are on a diet, "no carb" or otherwise, you might as well avoid Italy completely. The Italians ar...