Mom and Dad arrive for their Christmas visit one week from today, and I couldn’t be more excited. As soon as I accepted my internship in Brescia, we agreed that they’d visit so we could spend the holidays together. This will be my mom’s first trip to Italy, so I set to work planning a … More Trip Planning: Christmas in Italy
While Americans are busy gathering with family and friends, carving up turkey, and telling tales of Pilgrims… Thanksgiving passes by in Italy with very little passing thought. Unless you’re me, that is. I spent the weeks before and after the holiday enlightening my students about this very American tradition. Most were very interested by the history, … More A Sienese Thanksgiving!