New Book from Vicky Perrone: “How Did I End Up Here? Essays From An Imperfect Life”

How Did I End Up Here?, by Vicky PerroneYou are probably familiar with Vicky Perrone’s posts on this blog, where she described some of the events that took place as we moved here to Sardinia. Well, now Vicky has written a book! It, too, contains some essays … [ Continue reading... ]

Celebration of the Feast of St. Mary Magdalene in La Maddalena, Italy (video)

The feast of St. Mary Magdalene (Santa Maria Maddalena) on July 22nd is a big deal here in La Maddalena. She is the patron saint of the city and the island, and the church here is dedicated to her as … [ Continue reading... ]

Using a U.S. Credit Card in Italy, Even When They Don’t Want You To…

Assuming you have notified your credit card company ahead of time that you’ll be traveling or living outside of the United States, using your U.S.-issued credit cards in Italy should not be a problem. They are “every place you want … [ Continue reading... ]