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Unique Souvenirs to take from Italy

Souvenirs – that lovely token sitting on our desk that helps us deal a little better with our post-holiday blues once we’re back home. Be it a figurine of Florence’s Duomo, a traditional mask from Venice or a t-shirt saying … Continue reading

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Top reasons to visit Italy this Autumn

The days get shorter; the weather gets colder. Sulking, children and adults alike head back to school and to work after the summer holidays. Yes, autumn is right around the corner. Different seasons, different charms. We might sound like a … Continue reading

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Grape Stomping in Tuscany

Grape stomping is a traditional form of maceration that dates back to Roman times, at least as far back as 200 BC, which involves placing freshly-harvested grapes in a barrel. People would then climb inside barefoot and squish the juice … Continue reading

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Tuscany Towns: San Gimignano

  San Gimignano is one of the most famous and charming hilltop towns in Tuscany, Italy. And for good reason. Known for its towers (and its award-winning gelato), San Gimignano is the perfect representation of a well-preserved medieval hilltop town. … Continue reading

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Spaghetti alla Carbonara – recipe and history

Visiting Italy. One of the most enjoyable ways to enjoy Italy like a local is through the amazing Italian cuisine, which varies from region to region and in some cases, even town to town. When in Rome, one of the … Continue reading

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How to cook pasta like an Italian

A great way to expand your true immersion into Italian culture is through the amazing foods. Whilst Italian food is not all just pizza and pasta, they are common staples in the Italian diet. Pizza is usually eaten one per … Continue reading

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How to spot a top restaurant in Italy

Italy can turn any food eater into a passionate food lover. All it may take is one lick of an authentic gelato, a forkful of hand-made pasta coated with the perfectly-paired sauce, perhaps a taste of fresh mozzarella cheese… and … Continue reading

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Learning Italian: Italy’s 3 magic words

Travelling to Italy, you may wish to be prepared with a few key words of Italian to get you by. Of course there is ‘Grazie’ (thank you) – making sure to also pronounce the e at the end, like grazi-è, … Continue reading

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It’s a sign – what to do in Italy

The best way to experience Italy is with the locals. And to do so, there is no better way than to follow the signs. Around cities and small towns, Italians place posters advertising events, markets, concerts, festivals, Renaissance fairs, parades … Continue reading

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Women and Wine – Donatella Cinelli Colombini in Tuscany

In 1998, Donatella Cinelli Colombini took over the running of the family Tuscan wine estates, comprising Casato in Montalcino and Fattoria del Colle in Trequanda. She sought out a professional cellar master at the local oenologist school in Siena. She … Continue reading

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