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How to get a driver’s license in Italy: Part 2

For a time, I had some doubts that I would write this post. Notwithstanding the fact that I’ve driven since 16 (15, with a permit), never been in an accident or gotten a ticket, I momentarily doubted my capabilities of getting a driver’s license in Italy. Continue reading “How to get a driver’s license in Italy: Part 2”

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The differences between American coffee, espresso, and Italian caffè

Caffè is an essential part of Italian life. A shot of this intense brew is a daily ritual: in the morning with a cappuccino at the bar (Italian word for coffee shop), amaro or macchiato mid-morning, after lunch, mid-afternoon, and after a big dinner. Additional shots in between are optional. Continue reading “The differences between American coffee, espresso, and Italian caffè”