Getting old in Italy comes with privileges best learned sooner rather than later.
Imagined Rome is cappuccinos and beautiful views. Real Rome is a rat-race.
For wives, autumn means losing husbands to a life-or-death situation: soccer.
Going south for the summer holidays can put you in the (unwanted) public eye.
If you're visiting Rome in high summer be prepared for a ghost town.
Rome seems to churn our menefreghesti, or experts in not giving a damn.
Working in tourism brings you close to people who want Rome to look like home.
Why do Rome bus windows stay closed? To avoid the entry of lethal breezes.
The perfect wife is kitchen-and-iron savvy, just ask the Crazy Chicken.
One man's wife is another man's American. Oh, then there's the matter of food.
Both home, Rome, and home-away-from-home, Miami, come with pros and cons.
Holiday travel means airport-hopping, and aside from shops, that means trouble.