part of this July 4 holiday weekend, we thought we’d take a trip
to the most coveted American institution -- the mall -- and get
an idea of what it really means, from a foreigner’s perspective.
Servignini, an Italian who writes for The
is the author of the book “Ciao America! An Italian Discovers
the U.S.” A best-selling author in his native Italy, Beppe’s new
book is about a “foreigner” coming to grips with life and culture
in the United States.
asked Beppe if we could tag along with him on an outing to an
upscale mall just outside Los Angeles. And, we sent Savvy Traveler
Producer John Hoult to investigate.