All Around Italy

Rome – When in Rome, the old saying goes, “Do what the Romans do.” Well, if you arrive around April 21st, Romans will be celebrating their city’s 2,766th birthday. Her age, after all, is part of her timeless appeal.   …

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Who can resist Italy in September? In the mood for long city saunters, shopping and sidewalk cafés? How about learning experiences that include actually participating in grape and olive harvests? What about taking scenic bike or Vespa tours through rolling …

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  Italy has experienced its share of economic struggles, but the tourism sector remains strong with new hotels and resorts recently opened. In fact, seven of these were recently named by Condé Nast Traveler to their 17th Annual Hot List …

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Imagine a town that is big enough to be exciting, yet small enough to feel cozy. Imagine friendly locals, children playing in the narrow streets, and the sweet smell of freshly baked brioches wafting through your window in the morning. …

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Slow about deciding where to go in Italy? Don’t worry; you’re just in time to drop in on the third national Slow Food Day in Italy, which will be celebrated on May 17, 2014. The now international Slow Food movement …

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Fall is the perfect time to sip your way through Italy. Many choices are available from week-long tours to day-trip jaunts from Florence, Milan or Rome out into the surrounding wine regions.   For example, if you want to spend …

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Okay, there are so many reasons to visit Florence, Italy that you may already have plans to visit this year. If not, you may seriously want to consider a 2014 visit, because with all the stir surrounding Dan Brown’s last …

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About twenty miles east of Palermo sits the beautiful jewel of Trabia by the sea, with its beaches and safe little harbor as though held in the bend of the arm of the coast. Trabia was and still is the …

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These are the first few words of a popular Italian nursery rhyme about the Befana, the old woman who delivers gifts to children around Italy on the night between the 5th and the 6th of January.   Old and wrinkly, …

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Turn up your taste buds and mark your calendar because the Turin Chocolate Fair, CioccolaTO 2013, is coming up hot the first two weeks in March 2013. During this time the Piazza Vittorio Veneto area in the middle of Turin …

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