by Luke Archer
I have arrived safe and sound in Rome, to welcoming hosts and bizarre television. And I have already had some authentic (stereotypical) advice on life in Italy:
host: this is the bus stop that you need for work
me: OK, how long does it take to get there?
host: It’s 8 stops
me: how many minutes?
host: this is Italy. Nobody can know how many minutes it will take
I will keep you updated as best I can. Here’s a teaser: