Monthly Archive: June 2019



Recently, we all spent an afternoon learning about and preparing food with Guilia and Marco. We were divided into shopping groups to go out and find ingredients in what Guilia calls “Italian shopping”, buying...


Panem et Circenses

Rome is the kind of city where you can walk in any direction and find political centers, significant contemporary culture, and as much history as you could desire. We were lucky enough to spend...


Encounters in Transit

This past Monday I found myself in Vicenza, waiting for a train, scared that I was on the wrong platform. With five days of travel and a lot less sleep than I preferred behind...