Milan

A crotch shot at 6:30 AM is better than a shot of espresso…. I had an alarming wake up call this morning. I have a ritual Monday thru Friday. My alarm goes off, I mumble something close to “fuck” under my breath,

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Dating in Italy 101: the cheaters, prudes, and all the grey areas in between Sometimes I wish I could go back to the time when I understood very little Italian. Back when I moved here in 2010, my Italian was not good

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kiss

I had a typical Italian run-in this morning in the metro. Yesterday I had spent the day at my friend’s house tanning by the pool. For us here in Milan (or me at least), that means hanging out on the

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Italian Moms

This was my text to a friend one Sunday morning a few weeks ago as I kicked off my heels from a walk of shame: ‘You know you live in Italy when you have to run for dear life out

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fitness

This little gem has certainly been a long time coming. First and foremost I have to thank my dear friend Summer for nudging me in the right direction after sitting through story after story while drinking copious amounts of beer

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