Tag Archives: Slow Food

Travel Tips Part Two–Italy’s Food

Everyone expects to eat well in Italy—after all, it’s where the Slow Food Movement started. Most restaurants and other food venues have been providing “fresh and local” for generations. However, there are a few tips to avoid those who cut … Continue reading

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Tips for Travelers–Part 1

These tips are for travels in Italy, but they work for most any place you decide to travel. Major Cities Be An Early Bird- St. Peter’s Basilica opens at 7 a.m. most days. I’ve visited around 7:30 a.m. several times … Continue reading

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Return to Rome

Almost everyone who visits Italy for the first time includes Rome in their itinerary. We give ourselves three or four days to see the most important sights and we leave the city exhausted and overwhelmed by all of the history … Continue reading

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Reason 8-Slow Food

Continuing with the November theme ″Why I keep coming back to Italy″ is Reason Eight–Slow Food. When you arrive in Italy, it’s time to slow down and enjoy the wide variety of culinary delights. Although there is always the option … Continue reading

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Reason Five: Italian Gelato

My husband has a saying, “The best gelato, is the one in your hand”. Maybe for him that’s true, but for me, the best gelato is in Italy. There is simply no place in the world that has mastered the … Continue reading

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Language School in Lucca

The long gap between this blog and the last is due to my twelve day immersion into the Italian Language. Going to a language school in Italy is a fun way to meet more locals and get a better introduction … Continue reading

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Back to the Bel Paese

After a long flight from Newark, NJ, with a few missed connections, we finally landed in Bologna for our first stop in Italy. Most people fly into Rome or Milan, but the Bologna airport is a less hectic option. The … Continue reading

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