Rants

How to argue while traveling

How to argue while traveling

“Stop wasting my time! Open the bus and let me check,” I yelled to the bus driver. I was so exasperated that I eventually raised my voice. People around us stopped and held their breath. I guess I scared them. I am a hot tempered Italian. Worse than that. I am Sardinian, which also implies […]

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Seven ways to justify weight gain when traveling

Seven ways to justify weight gain when traveling

One thing I hardly get is why people bother reading articles on the latest diet followed by a seemingly well known celebrity; or about the new fitness routine that is used by another even more famous one; and articles which suggest easy work-outs to follow when time is limited, for example when traveling. I even less […]

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Nine abilities we Italians have over everyone

Nine abilities we Italians have over everyone

We Italians get easily recognized wherever they travel. Whether we visit the United States, go on vacation in Cuba, venture the culturally more similar Argentina and Uruguay, people can easily spot us as Italian. Conversations soon start, appreciation shown for our beautiful country. Then, the old stereotypes kick in. However, although most of the world defines Italian […]

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