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Passeggiata in Siena

Passeggiata in Siena Passeggiata is a leisurely walk that most Italian take part in each night.  Locals are out for an evening ritual stroll to socialize and catch up with friends.  The passeggiata takes place in the main roads during the early evening hours where people take in the beautiful scenery in the towns. Have […]

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Chianti Wine and Crete Senesi Regions

Chianti Wine and Crete Senesi Regions The Chianti Wine and Crete Senesi Regions are a must visit.  Staying at an agriturimo is a wonder way to experience the countryside.  With beautiful landscapes to enjoy while being a part of a family experience, it will surely create lasting and unique memories. Here’s a look at the friendly […]

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Dalai Lama visits Florence for Festival delle Religioni

Dalai Lama visits Florence for Festival delle Religioni Dalai Lama was presented with the seal of piece during his recent visit for Festival delle Religioni.  The last time the Dalia Lama visited Florence was 18 years ago. Here is a video from his visit. Video from youtube   

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Siena – Timeless Magic

Siena Siena centro storico is definitely known for it’s abundance of sights such as Piazza del Campo, Torre del Mangia, Piazza del Duomo and much more.  Take a wander around Siena and explore some of the food Siena offers in this video.  Do you know what foods Siena is famous for? Video from youtube Italy […]

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Agri-Food Park in Bologna

Agri-Food Park in Bologna The world’s largest Agri-Food Park is opening in Bologna in November 2017.  This 100,000 square meter park is a place to experience the excellence of Italian food.  The park consists of 2 hectares of open-air fields and stables, 8 hectares occupied by 40 factories, over 40 restaurants and Kiosks, shops, markets, areas […]

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Volterra Prison Restaurant

Volterra Prison Restaurant The Fortezza Medicia is a present day prison that offers a unique experience to both the inmates and the public.  A number of times per year, this high security prison also operates a restaurant on premises that is staffed by inmates serving the public. This rehabilitation designed program allows the inmate to […]

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Church bell ringers

Church bell ringers Although most church bells in Italy are now automated with press button bell systems, the sound used to be made manually with rope pulling. Barga, a medieval town in the province of Lucca, revived the ancient tradition wherein the bells are rung by hand. Here’s a video showing the traditional method of […]

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Bormida, Italy

Bormida, Italy Get paid to move to Bormida, Italy!  If your dreaming of moving to Italy, check out Bormida!  The mayor of this small Italian village, Daniele Galliano, wants to offer people who buy or rent there 2000 Euros (approximately $2200.00 in US Dollars)!  Rent could also be as cheap as 50 Euros and up to […]

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The Best Time To Visit Florence

THE BEST TIME TO COME TO FLORENCE When is the best time to come to Florence is a question I am often asked.  I’ve lived in Florence for almost 2 years now and had often visited here during different months for 8 years prior to my move. I’ll explain some pros and cons during all […]

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Venzone

Venzone Venzone is named 2017’s most beautiful village in Italy or il Borgo più bello d’Italia!  This medieval village beat out 19 other  who competed in this year’s competition. Venzone is located in the Italian region of Friuli-Venezia Giulia.  Since being named, this village will surely attract more visitors.  Have a look at the brief video below […]

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