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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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How You Can Access Venice's Most Exclusive Masquerade Balls this Carnival Season

Fried treats. Masked balls. Elegant soirées. In the weeks before Fat Tuesday (martedì grasso), Venice revels in Carnevale. Dating back to the 1200s,...

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6 Ways to Skip the Tourist Crowds in Venice, Italy

You've dreamed for years about visiting Venice. And -- finally -- you're here.  But, no matter where you go, you can't seem to shake the annoying...

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How Do Italians Really Eat Spaghetti?

As a foreigner in Italy, it can be hard to figure out the proper way to eat your pasta. Should you dust you penne in parmesan? Or, do you leave the...

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Treat Yourself to Tricked Out Pumpkin Pasta

Autumn means one thing — pumpkin season! Gourds abound in local markets and fairs. In Italy, you can even spot spaghetti costumed in pumpkin. Yep,...

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Tempt YOUR Travel Bug with Tuscany's Quieter Side

You won't find the real Tuscany by the Leaning Tower.  The true Tuscany thrives away from the tourist track. In this Tuscany, you  won't just see the...

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REVEALING OUR 2019 EDUCATIONAL TRIPS FOR AGENTS

Let's face it -- fancy brochures just don't cut it for your most discerning travelers.  They want you to PERSONALLY vouch f0r the quality of their...

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How to Make the Most of Your Fall Travel Season

As high season begins to wind down, you're probably feeling a little exhausted. You've had clients scattered across the globe.  You just want to rest...

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4 Non-Touristy Things to Do in Venice, Italy

Venice isn’t exactly one of Italy’s hidden gems. Unless you know a local, it can be hard to experience the Venice that exists beyond the postcard...

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How Travel Empowers Women

More and more now women travel solo or together.  Nearly two-thirds of today’s travelers are female. Studies SHOW that 39% of women plan to join a...

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5 Untouched Italian Towns Return Travelers Love

Rome. Venice. Florence. There’s a reason this holy trinity of travel is world-famed. You can stand in awe of Michelangelo’s Sistine Chapel. You can...

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How You Can Access Venice's Most Exclusive Masquerade Balls this Carnival Season

How You Can Access Venice's Most Exclusive Masquerade Balls this Carnival Season Fried treats. Masked balls. Elegant soirées. In the weeks before Fat Tuesday (martedì grasso), Venice revels in Carnevale. Dating back to the 1200s,...

Read More