2018 by 1 Comment Filed Under:
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February 20, 2019 by Filed Under: , , , , Tagged With: , , , The Provincial Charms of Salento in Italy.
May 1, 2018 by 1 Comment Filed Under: , , Tagged With: , Puglia, Salento,.
April 12, 2017 by Filed Under: , , , , , , , , , , Tagged With: , , , , , Baroque splendor, postcard beauty, that’s Southeast Sicily!.
November 1, 2015 by 6 Comments From the metropolitan expanse of Catania in the shadow of magnificent Mount Etna to the layered climbs of hillside Modica, from the coastal charms of ancient Siracusa to the postcard beauty of hilltop Ragusa, from the picturesque fishing villages of Aci Costello and Aci Trezza to the baroque splendor of Noto.
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2014 by 19 Comments Gradara : If you love Romeo and Juliet
go to Gradara.
When we left the town of Rimini, located on the Adriatic coast of Italy at the southern edge of the province of Emilia Romagna, and headed south to the neighboring region of Marche (in English “the Marches”).
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September 19, 2014 by 1 Comment In 1968, Time Life Books released a new book about cooking, “Recipes from Italy”.
Up until then.
My idea of Italian food did not extend much further than veal piccata
spaghetti with meatballs, or pepperoni pizza.
But my girlfriend was intent on becoming a good cook, and, following carefully the instructions from the book.
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May 11, 2014 by Leave a Comment It only takes a bit of sunshine to inundate Firenze with tourists.
Florence is one of the most visited cities in the wold
and rightly so given the wealth of its historical offerings and the charm of the city itself.
Few tourist destinations have so much to offer in a relatively small area.
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2014 by 5 Comments Ponte Vecchio
Millions of tourists flock to Florence (Firenze) every year, but only a handful get to take what may well be the best walking tour in the city.
Actually, few tourists even know about the existence of the Percorso del Principe (Passageway of the Prince) tour.
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