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Italy Travel

29
Oct

Say What? Seven Italian Words we Butcher in English

Italian is the most romantic, enticing language on the planet and lucky for us, many common words have immigrated into our world and are now part of our everyday language. However, many of those common Italian words and phrases are constantly mispronounced in English. While I’m not one of those expats who get all riled...
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22
Oct

Five Words That’ll Keep You Warm in Winter

Over the years I’ve written about how to dress when you are visiting southern Italy and I’ve shared-many times over-some of my favorite Italian words. Today’s post combines those topics and fellow expat in southern Italy blogger, Laura of Ciao Amalfi! offers Italy-bound travelers the 411 on staying warm in winter. Italians are known around...
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21
Sep

Travel Tip Tuesday: Is Calabria Right For You?

Back in April, Robin, my friend and Travel Tip Tuesday counterpart over at My Melangè listed six reasons Italy might not be for everyone. It is one of my favorite posts and is a must-read for travelers considering a first-time trip to the bel paese. This week, I thought I’d elaborate on her post and...
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19
Jul

Spotlight on Capri

Over the last few months I’ve tried to feature southern Italian travel destinations outside of my beloved Calabria-and few places in the bel paese are more beloved than Capri. If you are considering a visit to this chic and stylish island, here are a few ideas to add to your itinerary by avid Italy traveler,...
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07
Jul

Five Places to Go in Sicily

Sicily is one of the most diverse regions in Italy, so it is darn near impossible to narrow it down to just five places you should consider visiting. But I tried.
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03
Jul

Tips for Navigating the Italian Train System

If you are traveling to Italy, you might be wondering which airport should you fly into, should you arrive by train, should you rent a car? Here are some tips to help you understand train travel in Italy by Katie Greenaway. Trains are so easy to use in Italy. I was nervous the first time...
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24
Jun

(Italian) Planes, Trains and Macchine

Here are a few tips to help you understand whether you should use planes, trains or rental cars during your vacation from  my wanderlust woman friend, Lisa Fantino. Traveling to/from and in and around Italy is always an adventure. Planes, trains and automobiles each pack their own challenges, yet they also present you with an...
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17
Jun

Best Photo-Snapping Hours in Italy, by Cecil Lee

Good photography and travel go together like fava beans and a good Chianti (try not to think Hannibal Lecter here, ok?) But it is true. Travelers want strong, memorable photos in Italy and while I like to dish out tips on helping you make the most of your trip-taking the best photos is not in...
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15
Jun

Travel Tip Tuesday: Should You Hire a Travel Consultant?

There seems to be a fair bit of confusion around the Internet about what exactly a travel consultant does and how her duties differ from those of a travel agent. Truth be told, it is a reasonable question.
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08
Jun

Travel Tip Tuesday: Slowing Down and Enjoying Italy

Writing Travel Tip Tuesday has been one of the most positive aspects of having this website. I love brainstorming topics, researching new ideas and chatting up other travel bloggers for inspiration. However, sometimes it is good to get an outside perspective.
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