Whence last we spoke, back in October, I was very focused on cocktail creation. Why? Well, drinking helps, right? K, maybe that humor is a little dark for the moment. Joking aside, the short and diplomatic version of my story over the past few months is this…
“Authenticity… consists in having a true and lucid consciousness of the situation, in assuming the responsibilities and risks that it involves, in accepting it in pride or humiliation, sometimes in horror and hate.” – Sartre
No one wants to be a tourist, but everyone wants to travel. Everyone wants “the local experience” without actually being local. So, how does that work out?
The height of Italian linguistic skills here.
A ponderous post from my stressful position in a Costa Rican hammock. Jealous yet?
See, this is why Italian is cool. Even a New Year’s resolution sounds like poetry.
Our cohort of expat bloggers in Italy (#COSI) has bitten off about as much as it can chew this time: Italian regional food wars.