Crawling out of bed early this morning, I met L and B for breakfast on the balcony. For me this was a pastry and some figs that are so fantastically ripe they are just dripping with sugar. Following breakfast we headed to the best-named museum in the world: the MAMbo. Museum of modern art of […]Read More Best Name for a Wine Bar. Ever!
Today was a day of food excursions. Or more specifically, “excursion.” B had arranged for us to go with a group on a tour of the regions three biggest foods (there are more than three, but one must have limits). The driver was to pick us up at 7:10. I was awake well in advance, […]Read More Are You Sure You Aren’t One of My Sicilian Cousins?
In a previous post I declared that Bologna as a tourist destination had little more to offer. This never was meant to imply that I wouldn’t return, but rather that I would return to a love; to reminisce, to eat, and be together. But I had no more museums of interest. No more new sights […]Read More New Touristy Things to Try in Bologna
I finally made it to Bologna. After arriving in Rome, I hopped the train to Termini, the central station, and after a harrowing sprint through the station just barely made my train. I slept sparingly during the two hour ride, then picked my way through the searing streets, the Bolognese porticoes offering meager shelter, to […]Read More I Don’t Know What That Is. Please Bring Me One
Well that was a nice flight. There was a 45 minute delay resulting from an inconsolable child who was traveling alone. I don’t know the story but felt really bad for her. Eventually they just had to take her off of the plane, and we were on our way. From there out the flight was […]Read More Coke Hates Americans
Yes dear friends, Butterblogger is again on the wing. He is headed on yet another excursion to Italy, with new travel companions, L and B. In all honesty Butterblogger is a high maintenance traveler and will meet them in Bologna. Until he arrives there, he is touching base from the lounge at JFK. There is […]Read More And Again Butterblogger is Aloft