Discover Real, Authentic Italian Food – It’s Not the Cuisine found in America!
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Discover Real, Authentic Italian Food – It’s Not the Cuisine found in America!

Are you looking to discover real Italian food?  Some dishes, while considered Italian in North America, aren’t authentic Italian cuisine!.  Not surprisingly, this can come as a shock for those visiting Italy for the first time. To accommodate requests from travelers from overseas, some restaurants started serving these North American Specialties.  Be aware!  If you…

Three Days in Rome – The Best Things to See and Do & Video Bonus
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Three Days in Rome – The Best Things to See and Do & Video Bonus

Are you visiting Rome for three or more days and looking for an itinerary that covers the very best to see and do?  Look to further. As a native Italian, I’ve been to Rome many times and have visited all the major tourist attractions many times (Colosseum, Forum, Sistine Chapel, etc…).  Rome can be extremely…

A Night at the Opera: Pavarotti Theatre in Modena, Italy
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A Night at the Opera: Pavarotti Theatre in Modena, Italy

Last night, we spent the evening at the Luciano Pavarotti Municipal Theatre in Modena, Italy to watch an opera. Opera ia a big part of Italian culture and in some area is incredibly popular. Modena has a long tradition of opera singers and performance. The Theatre opened in 1841. The Ducal Architect, Vincenzo Vandelli, designed this…

How To Get To Pompeii And Herculaneum from Naples
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How To Get To Pompeii And Herculaneum from Naples

For many people, a visit to Pompeii and Herculaneum is a bucket list item, and Naples (Napoli) Italy is the central hub to reach both archeological sites. Many tourists arrive in Naples and then have to figure out how to get to Pompeii, Herculaneum, or both. Pompeii and Herculaneum, are two of the most famous…

Introducing Mantova and Sabbioneta, Italy
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Introducing Mantova and Sabbioneta, Italy

Mantova (Mantua) and Sabbioneta are two of the most beautiful Renaissance cities in northern Italy.  Mantova and Sabbioneta are located in the Lombardy region.  Specifically, about 150km southeast of Milan, and 45km south of Verona.  Also, you can reach Mantova by train from Verona in the North or Modena in the south. Mantova Mantova is…

Riccione: A fun beach vacation destination in Italy!
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Riccione: A fun beach vacation destination in Italy!

If you’re looking for a fun beach vacation in Italy, look no further than a holiday in Riccione! Riccione is a town located on the Adriatic coast of Northern Italy in the Romagna area.  It’s famous all over Europe for being a great resort town to spend the summer holidays.  You can get to Riccione…

How to Spend a Luxurious Day or Two in Milan
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How to Spend a Luxurious Day or Two in Milan

Have you thought about how to spend a day or two in luxury while visiting Milan?  If you, so you’ve come to the right place.  Milan is probably the most modern city in Italy.  The town is excellent for high-end shopping, Michelin Starred restaurants, nightlife, and ultramodern design.  Likewise, other than the usual attractions that…

Visit Cinque Terre, Italy – Highlighting What to See and Do
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Visit Cinque Terre, Italy – Highlighting What to See and Do

Cinque Terre is a picturesque area in the Liguria Region of Italy, and you can visit year round.  Furthermore, it an area that’s becoming incredibly popular with tourists. Cinque Terre is Italian for five lands.  In actuality, they are five little villages, all with very colorful homes. The villages are nestled between the deep blue…