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GELATO!

August 2, 2016

Gelato is one of the best-loved Italian exports in the world: everyone “knows” it originated in Italy (or did it …?), but many may not be aware that it walks hand-in-hand with many centuries of history. Stroll down an Italian strada and you may realize, not only does Italy specialize…

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FIVE MUST-TRY SICILIAN FOODS

July 7, 2016

Although many regions of Italy boast superb cuisine, that of Sicily is uniquely steeped in history. A walk down the streets of a typical Sicilian town reveals a variety of vendors, selling not only typical Italian specialties (dried pasta, hearty bread), but also exotic fruits and vegetables, capers, tomatoes, eggplant,…

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It Really Was Amazing

June 23, 2016

IT REALLY WAS AMAZING – Guest Blog from Helen Desai. Helen is an accomplished photographer and, as you can see, a delightfully engaging writer. We loved how her photos captured the essence of our experiences during those few days together…. Having returned from Italy just a few weeks ago, I…

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SOLO TRAVEL — YES!

June 11, 2016

To awaken alone in a strange town,” wrote British explorer and travel writer Freya Stark “is one of the pleasantest sensations in the world.” If you haven’t traveled solo yet, do yourself a favor-try it! It is one of the best ways to learn about yourself and challenge your interests….

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The Nitty Gritty of Trip Departure: Get your Cards in Order

April 21, 2016

IT’S DEPARTURE TIME….and I get many questions this time of year regarding how to handle credit and debit cards (in case of loss or theft), as well as which cards are most widely accepted in Italy; what about ATM machines; how much cash should I take; etc. Below are some…

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How is the European refugee crisis affecting Italy?

April 7, 2016

How is the refugee crisis affecting Italy? Is it impacting tourism? And most importantly, should I be worried about it when I arrive there? These are key questions when planning your holidays to Italy. The surge of refugees over the past year has marked many corners of the world. Although…

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