Tag Archives: Italy

Recommended Restaurants —The Real Deal!

Recommended Restaurants —The Real Deal! We all have different tastes and know what we like. Visiting a new country is about stretching your comfort zone and experiencing something new, but how far out do you want to reach? This isn’t a post listing restaurants I recommend in Florence. In fact, it is a post about […]

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Coffee To Go? Not in Italy!

Coffee To Go?  Not in Italy! In many parts of the world it is very common to see people walking around holding paper cups of coffee as they go about their business.  They sip and drink with their coffee for long periods.  In Italy, this custom is never practiced.  In this video, Italians explain why […]

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Ordering at an Italian Bar

Ordering at an Italian Bar Learn how to order at an Italian Bar!  During your trip to Italy, you will surely visit a bar at some point so learning key phrases in Italian will help. Here is a video to make ordering at an Italian bar easier for you.  From asking for coffee, food, to […]

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Christmas traditions in Italy

Christmas traditions in Italy Christmas in Italy is truly magical time . Each town has it’s own tradition to enjoy and explore during the season. From Christmas decorations, Christmas markets, La Befana, live nativities, papal message, to zampognari and much more. Have a look at some of these traditions in different parts of Italy in […]

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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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Free Entrance To State Museums In Florence

Free entrance to state museums in Florence Free entrance to state museums in Florence every first Sunday of the month!  Museums include the Uffizi, Accademia, Palazzi Pitti Complex which includes Boboli Gardens, the Bargello and many more. Moreover, free entrances to state museums are not limited to Florence.  In fact, free entrances to state museums […]

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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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Candid Camera Italy

Candid Camera Italy   Candid Camera Italy –  What would you do if someone dunked a cornetto in your coffee?  Imagine yourself at a crowded bar in Italy and a stranger dips his cornetto in your cappuccino! Here’s a funny candid camera video filmed in a bar in Italy. Video from youtube Italy is a […]

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Italian Etiquette

Italian Etiquette Italian Etiquette – Going to an Italian family’s house for dinner in Italy? Imagine a scenario wherein you are invited to dinner by an Italian family who are not your very close friends, but a social situation, maybe you are invited as a guest as a friend of the host.  As within any […]

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Sales in Italy

Sales in Italy Sales in Italy only occur once in the winter and once in the summer.  Unlike the U.S., wherein stores advertise sales quite often during the year, Italy limits the sales to twice a year.  However, the sales in Italy will last for approximately 2 months!  Yes, 2 months!  This is the time […]

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