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The Bittersweet Life

WARNING: This show might change your life. What began as a podcast about what it means to live abroad has become a dynamic examination of what it means to live. Public Radio’s Katy Sewall and Italy expert, Tiffany Parks, guide you on a vulnerable, entertaining journey to discover a more wondrous and adventurous life. Their famous guests, topic-based conversations, and visits to Rome will tweak how you see the world, keep you company, and expand your life view.

Tracks

Episode 399: Resilience, Curiosity, and a Very Important Pig (with Robert Fulghum) 43:23 10/25/2021
Bittersweet Moment #125: More Listener Mail! 14:42 10/20/2021
Episode 398: Listener Mail Bag! 33:00 10/18/2021
Bittersweet Moment #124: Rome—Fifty Years Later 13:12 10/14/2021
Episode 397: Is it Hard Work or Luck? 33:40 10/11/2021
Bittersweet Moment #123: Katy's First Days in Rome 11:02 10/07/2021
Episode 396: Stuck Home, Stuck Abroad (with Diana Opong) 31:35 10/04/2021
Bittersweet Moment #122: Tiffany's First Days in Rome 17:59 09/30/2021
Episode 395: Should I Move Abroad? 26:42 09/27/2021
Bittersweet Moment #121: More Culture Shock! 12:16 09/23/2021
Episode 394: Reverse Culture Shock: Italy vs. USA 32:14 09/20/2021
Bittersweet Moment #120: First Day of School in Italy 15:16 09/16/2021
Episode 393: Braving International Travel—during Covid 35:39 09/13/2021
Episode 392: Make Your Home (Abroad) Your Own (with Rebecca West) 26:47 09/09/2021
Episode 391: Everything You Ever Wanted to Know about Moving Abroad... (with Lori-Lee Elliott) 40:53 09/06/2021
Episode 390: A Hurricane Strikes... Or Does It? 27:40 09/02/2021
Episode 389: An Idyll on the Amalfi Coast 28:57 08/30/2021
Episode 388: Studying Abroad in the 1960s 57:44 08/26/2021
Episode 387: Those Fleeting Moments of Glamour 36:41 08/23/2021
Episode 386: The Fascinating Science of Speech (with Lisa Wilcox) 35:08 08/19/2021
Episode 385: The Most Notorious Family in Rome 44:48 08/16/2021
Episode 384: Being French in New Orleans 37:15 08/12/2021
Episode 383: Are You Living Your Dream Life? 31:49 08/09/2021
Episode 382: The Art of Travel Journaling (with Daniel Butterworth) 59:39 08/05/2021
Episode 381: The Best Way to Visit a Museum 29:10 08/02/2021
Bittersweet Moment #119: How to Avoid Jetlag 16:34 07/29/2021
Episode 380: Finding Caravaggio at an Estate Sale 35:34 07/26/2021
Bittersweet Moment #118: Harry Potter, One of the Most Translated Books of All Time 12:46 07/22/2021
Episode 379: Can You Truly Be Bilingual? 29:56 07/19/2021
Bittersweet Moment #117: Being English in Italy—During the European Cup (with Julia Charity) 18:47 07/15/2021