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Christopher Atwood

Christopher Atwood
Christopher Atwood is Marketing Director at See Italy Travel. Prior to working in travel, Christopher taught Italian language at the university level and resided in Italy for 2 years. He has lived near and far -- from San Francisco to Rome, from New York to Bologna. Christopher is a specialist in regional Italian culture, including local traditions and cuisines. Christopher co-authored with Laura Massoni the book, "Italy for All Seasons." He is passionate about sharing the authentic Italy with curious travelers. (He also makes a pretty mean pumpkin lasagna).
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Italian New Year's Traditions

Each country in the world has its own way to celebrate the New Year. Italy is no exception, with Italian New Year’s traditions varying from region to...

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Spaghetti alle Vongole Real Italian Recipe

Italy is touched on most sides by the sea. Unlike other countries, no one place lays claim to seaside preeminence in Italy. So, it's not so much the...

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5 Places to Get Married in Tuscany (Italy)

Are you looking to for the perfect place to host your destination wedding in Italy? Getting married in Tuscany will leave you swooning. Brimming with...

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Why Puglia Boasts Italy's Best Beaches

On Puglia’s 87 kilometers of coastline, Italian fisherman still toss rope nets from their wooden boats. Unlike popular beach destinations in Italy,...

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6 Reasons You Should Visit Italy in the Fall

Why travel to Italy in the fall? The answer's simple: Italy minus the crowds will make you swoon.  While millions of tourists travel to Europe in the...

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5 Non-Touristy Places to Visit in Rome, Italy

When you travel to Rome, Italy, you’ll stroll past millennia of history – with ancient ruins, medieval churches and Renaissance palaces all sharing...

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Top 11 Lunch Spots in Florence, Italy

Florence is a maze of medieval streets and grand Renaissance boulevards—ideal for a slow tour through Italian history.  The artistic marvels housed...

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Peach & Polenta Cake with Mascarpone Cream

Summer in Italy brings with it a bounty of fresh fruit -- from sweet Sicilian lemons to sunset-orange apricots. Averaging over 200 days of sunshine...

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9 Crowd-Free Ways to Experience Italy

Italy tops most travelers’ bucket list – and with good reason. Italy is bellissima. Italians are warm and openhearted. Italy brims with historic...

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-- Sicily's Prettiest Towns -- 10 Must-Explore Cities

  Picking the most beautiful town in Sicily is a bit like asking an Italian what’s their favorite pasta. Endless answers abound but, really, it comes...

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Laura's Easy Carbonara

Laura's Easy Carbonara A lot of Italian food is regional -- what you mangi in Milano isn't what you'll find in Florence. But, some dishes are beloved by all Italians. No...

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