Month: June 2017

June 30, 2017 Lynne 2 comments

The Vespa is an iconic symbol of “la dolce vita”. Who hasn’t imagined scooting around a charming Italian town on a Vespa? My Vespa fantasy includes a very thin me in a cute designer dress, riding a pink scooter with matching pink helmet, white silk scarf fluttering behind as I scoot along.

June 24, 2017 Lynne No comments exist

Saint Days in Italy are not only times for rituals, celebrations and traditions but they are also handy seasonal reminders, like a bookmark in the calendar. St John the Baptist day or San Giovanni Battista is a perfect example. Celebrated on June 24, it’s a day that signifies midsummer and celebrates the bountiful summer season….