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Remember when I told you about those grand romantic gestures by Italians? Well I’ve become the subject of them lately. And…guilty as charged… I actually like it. Who am I?? When me and the boy were working together and first

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Single girls

A 3-month hiatus. Not good. I did not want to abandon this blog. But the truth is, I’ve been hibernating. Hibernating and… yes… becoming a “we”. Hell hath frozen over my friends. I have a boyfriend. Like one that actually lays

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Italian men

“I would just love it if you met a doctor or a lawyer.” How many of you heard this growing up? I know I did. I’m actually still hearing it, now just a modified version. “Why can’t you find yourself a

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valentines day italy

I’ve been a little down on love lately. Quite frankly, if I’m approached or taken out to dinner by one more guy who, SURPRISE, has a girlfriend, I’m going to pack the 100 bags it will take me to fit

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woman makes funny face

Back to Milan and it. has. been. cold. My heat, which is included in the price of my rent, and which I thought was an absolute steal, sucks. I might as well sit outside in the courtyard with my laptop

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girl in italy

Today I head back to Milan after several weeks in the States for Christmas. Back to my now “home” and to (thank God), a brand new job. New year, new beginnings as they say. My flight back after the Christmas holidays always

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Italian guys

Milan. Rome. Naples. And I’m not talking soccer, people. Two weekends ago we had a ponte. One of the many perks of living in Italy. Tuesday was a holiday, so they take Monday off as well, thus making a bridge, or

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kiss

I met this great Italian guy recently. Actually, great may not even do him justice. After 5 1/2 years in this country, I think I’ve met my ideal match. Now before all of you at home get too excited that

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evil woman

Italians are funny when it comes to names. Or shall I say, they don’t exactly color outside the lines when it comes to picking one. None of this naming their children after fruits, vegetables, inanimate objects, actors or actresses. There’s

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woman in the kitchen

I just had the most anxiety-ridden 24 hours. Sundays were meant for hangovers and brunching. Instead, I found myself on the precipice of a panic attack. So, my name is Heather, I’m 29 years old and I picked up and

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