An Italophile

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An Italophile
Cathy Powell was born in Australia. After 6 years in Lazio, Italy, she is now based in south east England with her husband and two children.
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  • L'Antica Birreria Peroni, Rome 2 months ago The first time that I went to L’Antica Birreria Peroni was nearly 17 years ago when I was newly married and living in a small town in rural Lazio. My husband had to commute to Rome every day for work, and one day I joined him to explore the city a bit and to have Read More ... The post L’Antica...
  • Amelia, Umbria 2 months ago I have only ever been here once and it was a hot July day when I went there with my husband and two children for a bit of an explore.  We were living in Italy at the time, so we were able to make it a day trip as we were based in northern Lazio Read More ... The post Amelia, Umbria appeared first...
  • Italy living up to its reputation 6 months ago Earlier this week we returned from a holiday in Italy, having spent a week there over Easter.  We went over at this time predominately as my brother-in-law was getting married.  The wedding took place on Easter Saturday so that left a couple of days afterwards to do some other things. Like maybe...
  • Opening a 20 year old bottle of Brunello 10 months ago 15 years ago my husband was given a bottle of wine by a friend of ours who owned an enoteca at the time.  An enoteca is a wine shop.  The wine that he gave my husband was a Brunello di Montalcino.  This is a red wine that is produced in vineyards surrounding Montalcino, which is located about...
  • Edendum Brighton 1 year ago I am definitely drawn to trying new Italian places, particularly those that claim to be genuine Italian. I’ve always loved Italian food and feel very fortunate to have lived in the country. Naturally when I come across a place that I can try, particularly a local haunt then I am keen. Edendum... Featured Expat Blog Badge:

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Website Reviews » There are 3 reviews on An Italophile

11:34 AM October 26, 2012

An Italophile is an enjoyable down-to-earth blog - I am a subscriber and enjoy the updates and the photos - what is there in Italy that you cannot love!!

Catherine McNamara
12:39 PM October 26, 2012

Cathy's blog is warmly written, full of homegrown truths and a pleasure to read. I'm also an Australian living the Italian Life (also called Catherine!) and find her words positive and interesting, especially as she describes a different part of this varied country. Bravissima!

Philippa Challis
13:46 PM October 26, 2012

Lovely photos and lots of interesting information and comments on Italian life in central italy.

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