Hosts Sara, Jessica, and Michelle recognize a couple former podcast guests who are receiving honors, talk about fake earthquake victims in L’Aquila, and then chat with guests Rebecca Winke and Michelle Schoenung about what it’s like to be a vegetarian in Italy.
Hosts Sara, Jessica, and Michelle talk about the 150th anniversary of Italian unification that was celebrated last week. Then we chat with special guest Anthony Paonita about what it’s like to buy property and set up house in Italy.
Hosts Sara, Jessica, and Michelle discuss a new Pompeii exhibit in New York City and a proposed train tunnel that threatens Michelangelo’s David in Florence. Then we talk about Pugliese cuisine with Cinzia Rascazzo, a cooking school owner in Puglia.
Hosts Sara, Jessica and Michelle discuss two new museums set to open in Rome, a new national holiday on the Italian calendar, and ticket scams over the beatification of Pope John Paul II. Then we speak with author, lecturer, and Context Travel docent Monica Vidoni about Casanova’s Venice.