Tag Archives: Reggio Emilia

Reason 9-Fast Food

Continuing with the November theme ″Why I keep coming back to Italy″ is Reason Nine–Fast Food. Although most Italians prefer to sit down and enjoy a meal shared with friends and family, they sometimes resort to fast food, like we do. Yet … Continue reading

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In the Land of Matilde

The city of Reggio nell’Emilia is located in the Pianura Padana, a huge flat valley between the Dolomites in the north and the Apennine Range to the south. As I’ve mentioned before, there are many interesting cities within easy reach … Continue reading

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Why Reggio

Reggio Nell’Emilia Whether we’re in the U.S. or Italy, we’re often faced with the question, “Why did you pick Reggio Emilia?” In America, if you aren’t a preschool teacher, you probably have never even heard of this city. However, it … Continue reading

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Searching for Calatrava

The Calatrava bridge near Reggio Emilia You don’t have to go to Europe to find the works of Santiago Calatrava, the Spanish architect known for his creative bridges and award-winning architecture. We first noticed his work in Seville, Spain where … Continue reading

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Language Schools in Italy

Me and my fellow student, Renate I’ve always enjoyed learning new things, so going to school has been one of my hobbies. Bellingham has been a great town for us because there are plenty of interesting classes offered at the … Continue reading

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Cooking Schools

Making Pasta Bob’s enthusiasm for Italian cooking has helped us get into a few authentic Italian kitchens on this trip. In Reggio Emilia, where we stayed in the north, we were invited to cook lasagna and make pasta with our … Continue reading

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Returning to Reggio

Piazza Prampolini in Reggio Emilia This is our second stay in Reggio Emilia, a typical Italian town midway between Bologna and Milan. The city is located in the Po River Valley along the Via Emilia (an ancient Roman road) and … Continue reading

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