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Cheap Thrills in Italy | Market Women

Andi BrownMarch 6, 2020

Who says all good experiences when traveling are expensive? I happen to believe that some of the best things in life are free. Or…

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A Little Coffee Goes a Long Way

Andi BrownFebruary 1, 2019

Efficient Autostradas cross Italy from top to bottom and east to west. These super highways are (for the most part) well maintained and make…

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The Rip Off

Andi BrownJanuary 28, 2019

Over the years of traveling, I have been duped on more than one occasion. Each time I've learned from my mistakes and grown quite…

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Sometimes a good deal just isn’t

Andi BrownJanuary 15, 2019

When I travel, I tend to go for over a long period of time, spending little time in my room as I explore and…

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Never listen to your dad

Andi BrownJanuary 13, 2019

I am just going to start off with a bang, rip the band-aid off and expose my darkest skeleton in the closet. Declare my…

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2019 Foodie and Women’s Small Group Tours to Italy Announced

Andi BrownJanuary 2, 2019

We can hardly contain ourselves. 2019 is going to be a fantastic year for our small group tours. We have added several new tours…

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The Power of Love in a Bowl of Risotto

Andi BrownNovember 29, 2018

The woman had been staring at me for what seemed like forever. She had even tried to get me to order something else. I…

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Not a Party Until the Polenta is Poured

Andi BrownNovember 27, 2018

Sometimes a big party gets a bit messy. I think that's half the fun, don't you? Family style polenta dinners originated in the Abruzzo…

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Saltimbocca Regrets in Tuscany

Andi BrownNovember 18, 2018

Saltimbocca. Jumps in the mouth. The names give to some Italian dishes could not be more fitting. Saltimbocca is one of them. This dish…

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How to Survive When Your Parents Get Too Frisky in Tuscany

Andi BrownNovember 15, 2018

The story is short and sweet today. Is it TMI? Probably. I am almost 45 years old and I still get grossed out when…

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You Need Some Bolognese in Your Life

Andi BrownNovember 11, 2018

I'm starving just sitting down to write this. Years ago, I had the luck of spending a day cooking with Alessandra making her incredible…

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My Favorite Carbonara in Rome

Andi BrownNovember 8, 2018

Hungry already? The title did me in too. Let's dive right in. Carbonara This is one of the classic dishes in Rome and can…

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Cinque Terre Art | Handcrafted Paintings by Antonio Greco

Andi BrownSeptember 25, 2018

The Cinque Terre was recently featured as the theme for our Italian Andiamo Subscription Boxes, and a beautiful lithograph by Antonio Greco of the…

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Travel Inspires Conscious and Curious Explorers

Andi BrownFebruary 26, 2018

Ciao tutti! It's been awhile since I've been here. Don't worry, things are going great. Incredible even. Think dreams coming true, as in I'm…

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17 Reasons Travel to Italy is a Terrible Idea

Andi BrownSeptember 3, 2017

Thinking of traveling to Italy? Has a visit there been on your bucket list, something you've been dreaming of for years? What a TERRIBLE…

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Where in Italy Do You Belong? Discover Your Perfect Italian Vacation.

Andi BrownAugust 27, 2017

If you were traveling to Italy, do you know exactly where to go? What if I told you that deciding where to travel in…

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Ode to Travel

Andi BrownMay 23, 2017

Ode to Travel by Eryn Brown   You let me see the world Now you are my soul. My addiction. You gave me a…

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Eight Girls, One Night and Two Pounds of Pasta

Andi BrownApril 21, 2017

Birthdays are a big deal around our house. My kids spend about eleven months planning all of the details for their theme. We've had…

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Peppermint Chip Chocolate Biscotti

Andi BrownDecember 16, 2012

Peppermint Chip Chocolate Biscotti I had to bring this one back for the holidays!  The perfect festive and yummy treat for this time of…

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White Chocolate Pumpkin Biscotti Recipe

Andi BrownOctober 1, 2012

I had to re-post this in honor of the return of fall.  Welcome October!  I can't wait to get my hands on the pumpkins…

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Triple Ginger Biscotti Recipe

Andi BrownMarch 11, 2012

Triple Ginger Biscotti This recipe may change your life.  The flavor is unique and is not for everyone, but if you love ginger this is…

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Top Ten | Travel Memories With My Dad In Italy

Andi BrownFebruary 26, 2012

My dad is my great friend and to the disbelief of my old high school self, I have come to realize we are actually quite alike in…

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Red Velvet Biscotti Recipe

Andi BrownFebruary 16, 2012

I made these for Valentines Day for the family.  They are delicious, best with a bowl of ice cream or a glass of dessert…

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Pecan and Candied Orange Biscotti Recipe

Andi BrownFebruary 12, 2012

Pecan and Candied Orange Biscotti Candied orange peels are my new addiction and these really make this biscotti stand out! Ingredients: 1/2 cup  butter 2…

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Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Biscotti Recipe

Andi BrownFebruary 5, 2012

Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Biscotti My grandma made the best pumpkin chocolate chip cookies.  I used my basic pumpkin recipe and added a twist in her honor.…

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