Ciao!

My travels to Napoli, Amalfi and Roma are officially over.

(For now. You know me: Italy makes me swoon. I can't stay away long.)

  • Remember I told Joe Mantegna every time I'm on Italian soil, I feel like I'm home again?
  • I also spent like a gazillion hours talking to Aida Turturro about how much we both love southern Italy. (Sadly the bulk of it was over lunch in Montauk, when I didn't have my voice recorder rolling. Live and learn!)
  • I told Chris Lowell that his plan to spend a month in Italy was a page out of my own book.
  • I also told Rick Gonzalez he can pronounce my name any way he likes, including the way they say it when I'm in Italy. You'll hear that TOMORROW, when his brand-new interview is ready.
  • And when I met Peter Hermann, we compared notes on Positano and Capri. (My entertaining chat with Peter is coming soon, so hold tight for that!)

Anyway, here are photos from my trip...

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Fun fact!

I ended the trip in Rome, where I stayed at one of my favorite hotels, Hotel Mediterraneo.

It's a luxurious, art deco hotel near my fave train station, Roma Termini (Have I mentioned I'm obsessed with train stations? The possibilities! The opportunities! The shopping!) ... and it has tons of history, including film shoots and movie star guests.

For example:

  • Scenes from The Young Pope, with Jude Law, were filmed inside the hotel.
  • Scenes from Trust, with Donald Sutherland, were filmed there.
  • George Clooney popped in while filming The American.

More on this on an upcoming episode.

Anyway, I miss Italy already but I'm super happy to be back. I'm excited for you to hear my conversation with Arrow star Rick Gonzalez and I have even more goodies on deck. Stay tuned!

Ciao!

 

xo Kara

 

 

 

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