04th Aug

Meals of the Mundo: Ponce Livornese

There are many wonderful drinks you can make by mixing coffee with alcohol. Unfortunately, the Italians haven’t figured out any of them. For some reason, the country has mastered wine and coffee. But when they tried to go a step further, all hell broke lose and they came up with a Ponce Livornese.

06th Dec

Calcio Catania: Soccer, Fireworks, and Racism

Soccer is the only thing Italians love enough to start on time. Everything else in the country – buses, flights, lunch appointments, dinner dates – begins somewhere between 5 minutes and 3 hours after the time at which it was purportedly supposed to begin. But a soccer match. That starts exactly on time, with even […]

05th Dec

Pompeii: A Moment Frozen in Time

Do you know what it’s like to walk through an ancient Roman town that was frozen in time in 79 AD? Unless you have your DeLorean prepped and ready to go, visiting the ancient ruins of Pompeii, Herculaneum or Oplontis is as close as you’re going to get to time travel. Most people have read […]

29th Sep

Our Top 10 Italy Pictures

After visiting Rome, Florence, Venice, Pisa, Cinque Terre, and Genoa, we decided it’s time for our Top 10 Italy pictures. Think you got us beat? We’d love to see your pictures! Send ’em over and we’ll post and tweet them.