Hotel Fortino Napoleonico
Travel Blogs from Poggio d'Ancona
Everyone has a twin somewhere in the world. In the one middle school I work in, I've already seen a dozen twins to people I know at home... or maybe celebrities.
Siestas in Italy are a lie. There is only a large bowl of pasta for lunch, and no napping.
I learned how to make gnocci from scratch! I'm officially Italian.
"Gnocci" is also a word used to describe a hot guy. "Gnocco" is the plural. You can hear this term in the discos.
... Not having to decide if someone is yelling at me or just talking to me.
11. Toilet seats.
12. Normal levels of sanitation.
13. The pedestrian right-of-way.
14. Being able to look at a clock and seeing 2:30 instead of 14:30 and having to do the math.
15. A calm, or not so calm, sense of urgency.
16. American business hours!
... difficult time reading the Italian menu. Apparently a small village isn't adequately prepared for English speaking tourists. The Calza family was almost 45 minutes late too. It wasn't even mentioned when we greeted each other. This was not my first indication of the lack of urgency that exists in Europe. We weren't able to meet Barbara, the mom, at lunch because she was sick. Paolo ordered for the whole table, ...
... a series of containers that heat the olive mush. After being filtered and heated a bit more the oil is ready to be put into containers and to cool off. The left over olive mixture can be reheated and reprocessed to get virgin olive oil and olive oil. These two varieties are not as sought after because they lack some of the full flavors and properties of the extra virgin oil.
Fat, as an umbrella term, has gotten a bad reputation in the ...
... diet and as I’ve mentioned before, lifestyle, is more than just types of food. This lifestyle is centered around a cultured that is huge on family time and being socially in tune with the community around you along with staying active throughout your day and exercising if your physical activity is limited during your work day. My professor was a firm believer in using exercise as a way to reduce the inflammation that had developed ...