Summer is here! Do you know what that means? It’s time to escape from the hot stuffy city and head to the magnificent seaside to bask in the sun and cool off in the refreshing crystal blue waters that surround southern Italy! If you’ve ever travelled to the southern regions of Italy, you know it… Read More Essentials for a Day at the Beach: Italian Style
So, your ticket is all booked and you are getting ready to take a trip to Italy or perhaps you are planning to live in Italy for an extended period of time. It’s only natural to want to bring any and all your daily hygiene products with you. Oh no, you forget your toothpaste while… Read More Shopping in Italy: 4 Brand Names You Probably Already Know
The Invasioni Digitali this year were a blast! Last year, the digital invasion of Cosenza focused on the historic center but this year it was centered on the more modern elements of the city. And, seeing as it was April 25th, Liberation Day, we also looked at some of the remnants of the Fascist Era… Read More Invasioni Digitali ~ Cosenza: Tra Monumentalismo e Razionalismo
Today is La Festa della Mamma or Mother’s Day! My mother has always been been there for me, telling me to do whatever it is that makes me happy. Whenever I’m faced with a difficult decision, she always knows what to say to dig deep and bring out what it is that may be worrying… Read More Happy Mother’s Day!
Calabrisella Mia is 7 years old today! (actually it was yesterday, but better late than never) Blogging means different things to different people. For me, it is my little nook in the internet where I can run off to and scribble down my thoughts and share a bit of myself and the things that… Read More Happy 7th Blogiversary, Calabrisella Mia!!
Invasioni Digitali or Digital Invasions is a project that was created to promote culture through the eyes of those participating in the events. The “invaders” photograph, share and document their thoughts and experiences using social networks like Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Google+, etc. When I heard about the project last year, I was intrigued and wanted… Read More Invasioni Digitali ~ Invaders in Calabria
Today, Italy is celebrating San Giuseppe or St. Joseph, a day dedicated to fathers. It is also the onomastic or saint day for all those named Giuseppe or Giuseppina. Yeah, it’s a pretty busy day, and in Cosenza it means it’s time for La Fiera di San Giuseppe or the Saint Joseph’s Fair. This outdoor… Read More Celebrate St. Joseph’s Day with Le Zeppole