Entries Tagged as 'Tips'

Gift Guide for the Coffee Lover

December 10th, 2013 · 9 Comments

It’s high time I did a gift guide for coffee lovers since I have a book for coffee lovers! Most of the things on my Italy Gift Guide are still good choices, but here are some more specific recommendations for the coffee lover. Here’s what I think is essential: A Moka pot Bialetti moka espresso […]

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Tags: Food · Holidays · Tips

How I Travel: Using Google Maps to discover and map out a city

June 10th, 2013 · 5 Comments

Are you a subscriber to my newsletter? I’m also on Twitter @rosso and I’m rossosara on Instagram. I’ve talked a bit about how I don’t really enjoy some of the planning parts of travel – I don’t like price comparing flights, searching out deals, or spending tons of time on ratings websites. But one thing I do love doing is sussing […]

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Tags: Tech Talk · Tips · Travels Abroad

How I Travel: What’s in my Carry-on Bag

January 31st, 2013 · 23 Comments

I travel a lot. Last year I spent 155 days away from home (that’s 42% of the year!) I don’t do a lot of carry-on-only travel and that’s mainly because I’m a pack rat and I love buying things to bring home or bringing presents to people, and most of my flights have free baggage allowance. […]

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Top Five Tips for Grilling Indoors

June 19th, 2012 · 4 Comments

I’ve been living in Italy for 9 years. Every year I’ve further blended the culture I was born into with the one I now live in. One of the things I miss the most about living in the United States is barbecue. Italians do do barbecue (check out what makes a great Italian barbecue here) […]

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Tags: Food · Italy · Tips

2011 Year in Review: Sites, Tools & Statistics

January 5th, 2012 · 8 Comments

Past editions of my year in tools, sites & statistics: 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006. My 2011 Year in Review in Pictures. 2011 was a great year for me, really. It was the year that my body caught up with my mind in terms of happiness. Here are some sites, tools, and statistics from my 2011 […]

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