Cultural Quirks

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Plumbing European Style: A Degree in Electrical Engineering Helps

By |2017-09-25T03:27:51+00:00October 6th, 2014|Cultural Quirks, The Traveling Pooka|

This is just the beginning of it   When I first traveled to Europe with my elegant grandmother back in the 60's, the first trip for us both, nothing was of greater concern to her(who turned 106 this month) than the vagaries of unknown plumbing. My parents had been many times, and reassured [...]

Why We Love Italy: Because It’s So Much Fun and Has Cool Italian Words: Spezzato

By |2017-09-25T03:27:51+00:00August 18th, 2014|Cultural Quirks, The Traveling Pooka|

Luca Runinacci Until you’ve been to Italy yourself, it’s hard to imagine how elegant and eternally cool Italians dress. They have a style unlike any one in the world. You will crave it, literally crave it, once you’ve been exposed. Unfortunately, no one carries it off like they do. And out of context, [...]