Train Tips and Manners for Your Trip to Italy

Train travel is a very easy and low stress way to get around Italy but can initially be overwhelming.  Once...

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Holiday Recipes from Italy

It is that time of year again!  The holidays just aren’t the holidays without something yummy baking in the oven. ...

Train Tips and Manners for Your Trip to Italy

Train Tips and Manners for Your Trip to Italy

Train travel is a very easy and low stress way to get around Italy but can initially be overwhelming.  Once...

My Special Places in Italy | Civita di Bagnoregio

Regally perched high atop a hill of tufa is the magical but dying town of Civita di Bagnoregio.  This tiny...

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Italian customs are hard to change.

Prime Minister Monti passed an unpressedented law that allows shopkeepers to stay open 24/7 including holidays.   Now I know that...

Top Ten:  Italian Phrases to Memorize

Top Ten: Italian Phrases to Memorize

You do not need to be fluent in Italian.  I tell everyone to memorize a few important phrases and use...