35 episodes

Rick Zullo is an American who moved to Rome and started a blog as a way to help understand his new surroundings.



Over the years, Rick’s blog has become a resource for both expats and visitors in Rome; helping them navigate the more challenging aspects of life in the Eternal City. Not just the practical advice and sightseeing, but also a good measure of “daily life,” and the things that a foreigner might find puzzling about Italian culture.



Some of the most popular posts have been on the following subjects: dating in Italy; fighting the Italian bureaucracy; Italian superstitions; learning the Italian language; and regional Italian cuisine.

The Fatal Charm of Italy: A Question and Answer Podcast with Rick Zullo Rick Zullo: American Expat in Rome

    • Society & Culture
    • 4.9, 27 Ratings

Rick Zullo is an American who moved to Rome and started a blog as a way to help understand his new surroundings.



Over the years, Rick’s blog has become a resource for both expats and visitors in Rome; helping them navigate the more challenging aspects of life in the Eternal City. Not just the practical advice and sightseeing, but also a good measure of “daily life,” and the things that a foreigner might find puzzling about Italian culture.



Some of the most popular posts have been on the following subjects: dating in Italy; fighting the Italian bureaucracy; Italian superstitions; learning the Italian language; and regional Italian cuisine.

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
27 Ratings

27 Ratings

DebMohn ,

Rick is a great host!

I love the dynamic between him and his guest, it's highly entertaining, and I always learn something. As an Italian-American, I love learning about Italy and getting an inside perceptive is so much fun! Highly recommended!

dp1112 ,

Terrific

This is a wonderful and informative resource as well as a really well done podcast. I'm now following Rick on Twitter and Facebook as well. Excellent material and it provides great insight into life in Italy. Well worth having this podcast. I'm glad I found it.

Betta e Nicola ,

Warm and Inviting

Rick is a wonderful storyteller. He has engaging guests who are interesting and informative. We love Italy and visit yearly. Listening to Rick’s podcasts we have learned of many new places to visit and wonderful suggestions for culinary adventures.
CHARNING and INFORMATIVE! BRAVO!!

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