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What to Do, See and Eat in Turin, Italy?

Chic cafés. Stylish boulevards. Marvelous museums. You’re not in Paris, but Turin—one of Italy’s most sophisticated (and under-the-radar) cities....

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How to Order Food in Italy: Rules to Eat By

Mangia, mangia, mangia! Food and Italy are a perfect pairing – whether we’re talking tasty tagliatelle in Turin, rich risotto in Milan or decadent...

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Your Guide to Sicilian Wines Worth Traveling For

Wine and Italy are pretty much interchangeable – whether we’re talking about Chianti (Tuscany), Barolo (Piedmont) or Pinot Grigio (Veneto). Yearly,...

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5 Fantastic Things to Do When in Florence, Italy

Florence is a Renaissance jewel in the heart of Tuscany – home to Brunelleschi’s dome, Michelangelo’s house, and the Medici’s palace. Almost...

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How to Make Classic Sicilian Caponata from Scratch

Caponata is a savory side from the island of Sicily. It’s a sweet and sour veggie medley -- marrying caramelized eggplant, salty olives, crisp celery...

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Chiacchiere: Italy's Traditional Carnival Sweets

Each year, carnevale takes place right before the  season of Lent—the forty days leading up to Easter.  Carnival is the food-filled feast that...

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How You Can Attend Masquerade Balls this Italian Carnival Season

In the weeks before Fat Tuesday (martedì grasso), Venice revels in Carnevale (Carnival). Dating back to the 1200s, the Italian Carnival season...

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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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It may sound cheesy to say...

Summer is over and the kids are back in school. Now is when Italians look forward to returning to their normal routines. I always love this time of...

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