Sto Fildzana – Revisiting 100 Cups


One Hundred Cups was my coming out as a student and practitioner of what’s commonly called Tasseography. In the West it mostly refers to Tea Leaf Readings, where as in the Balkans, ME, Russia and Africa coffee grounds are used. Turkish Coffee Cup readings as the art of drinking […]

Italian style rivals Paris chic and here’s proof

Italian design is a mixture of sophistication and sparse luxury.

Peek into these homes & find high ceilings, gorgeous detailing and character for days. Style Italiano!

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Italian Style


Italian Style

Move Over Paris, The World’s Most Beautiful Homes Are in Italy

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Tonight in Venice , winter,silence , serene

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Italians in Bosnia

“In 150 houses surrounded with nature, near Prijedor, an Italian community has been living for over a century. They all have Italian passports in Stivor, they learn Italian in schools, they read Italian newspapers and they live on Italian pensions.”

The website “Ecotourism in Bosnia and Herzegovina” seemingly promotes Bosnia. […]

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It’s About Carlo..

Just finishing up my article for Denver News about Italian activist Carlo Petrini, who I had the chance to interview during the Slow Money Gathering Boulder this April.  I came on this trailer about a documentary coming out exactly today featuring the Italian environmentalist/bio gastronome rock star himself!

Italian Canzone

In the high days of Queen, those gorgeous paraders of the World stage, Italy unveiled it’s new wave of poets, skinny and talented young men and women singing about passion, love – found & lost. Don BackyThat’s when, in my teens, I moved there with my family to a small […]

Street Art and the MOP

Ernest Pignon-Ernest is French. He is an artist who photographs and creates street art. I think he is fabulous and just gotten to know him recently. I especially adore this work in Naples, one of my favorite cities. I love the way he has combined the street songs of the […]


Eve and the SnakeA beautiful foto of street art in Naples by Rebecca Price Butler on her Tumbler blog

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