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This is the smallest theatre in Italy

In the small town of Vetriano, in the province of Lucca, is this theatre, now part of the Guinness World Records. This historial theatre, is now recognised as the smallest world! The theatre is located between houses and the streets of this stunning Tuscan village and keeps features of the 19th century, with a very little stage which is still […]

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Friday Photos From Umbria ~ April 29th, 2016

Friday Photos From Umbria ~ April 29th, 2016

We returned to Umbria this past Monday, and although it feels great to be back “home,” until today it has been very chilly and windy. Our farmhouse is made of stone, and without being heated all winter, it was often cooler inside our house than it was outside. Thankfully we have a wood burning fireplace […] Continue reading

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Going the whole hog: Pasqualina, the domesticated wild boar, in pictures

A caring couple gave a hog a home after finding it desperate, undernourished, and close to death in the woods. Now the 100lb wild boar gallivants freely around their house Continue reading

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Mostaccioli

Mostaccioli

Mostaccioli are cookies created from a dense, honey flavored dough that encases a chocolate, almond filling. This traditional Calabrian specialty is a great addition to any cookie tray, and the holidays just would not be the same at our house if I didn’t have these cookies on hand for my family to nibble on. To […] Continue reading

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An Italian Christmas

An Italian Christmas

I’ve just returned from almost two weeks away visiting family up north, and now that Thanksgiving is over my thoughts are on Christmas. Of all the holidays we celebrate each year, Christmas is my favorite one, and I love to decorate my house from top to bottom, spoil my family with gifts, and bake up […] Continue reading

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La Scala opera house hit by strike

World famous Milan opera house forced to cancel first night of Kenneth MacMillan’s “Manon”, Continue reading

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Rome’s Trevi fountain flows again after €2.2m restoration from fashion house

Fendi fashion house paid €2.2million to see the restoration of the world famous Trevi fountain which was re-opened on Tuesday


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Italian English Dictionary

Italian Translation Into English Of The Seasons I have a great love for all things Italian. I work in a translation agency dealing with Italian English language combination projects, I am getting fat on Italian food and I am even … Continue reading

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I Love Touring Italy

Italy is the world’s top vacation destination. It has something for everyone; its attractions include secular and religious sites spanning centuries, isolated villages and dynamic cities, beaches, ski resorts, and world-class fashion. And, let’s not forget its outstanding cuisine, and its unique wines. Continue reading

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7 Ways To Get The Most From Your Family Travel In Italy

As the title says, here are 7 common sense ways to get more from your family’s travel to and in Italy. Really! Continue reading

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Italy Facts

Car Hire Milan Airport – Best Way To Travel To Italy Think of place that is connected with Renaissance, Leonardo da Vinci, Pizza, and the Pope’s residence. What do these things have in common? If a person could not define … Continue reading

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