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Weekend in Tuscany: Casole d’Elsa

Weekend in Tuscany: Casole d’Elsa

A few times a year, we plan a weekend in Tuscany with our friends from Rome. It’s sort of halfway between where we live and where they live… and it’s …Read the Rest

The Great Italian Chestnut Hunt

The Great Italian Chestnut Hunt

Italians and Their Chestnuts Italians love chestnuts. Ok, that might be a little bit of an exaggeration, but come late fall, chestnuts can be found everywhere in Italy: roasted chestnuts …Read the Rest

Lunch at the La Spezia Port

Lunch at the La Spezia Port

A few weeks ago, we woke up on a Sunday and had nothing to do. I had had a migraine the day before and woke up feeling normal again. That …Read the Rest

Venetian Carnival Masks – First Visit to the Carnival of Venice

Venetian Carnival Masks – First Visit to the Carnival of Venice

Up until this year I had never been to Venice. It’s only about two hours from where we live, so when Marco wanted to join a family friend to go take …Read the Rest

Italy Nature Pics: Spring Flowers

Italy Nature Pics: Spring Flowers

Spring is a beautiful season here in Emilia Romagna. Everything is green and lush, the sun is shining often, and everything is blooming. The famous Italian cherries in Vignola are …Read the Rest

Where to Ski in April? The Kronplatz of Course!

Where to Ski in April? The Kronplatz of Course!

When Easter falls late in the year and you still want to get some skiing in before the season is over, consider skiing in the Italian alps. It’s beautiful! Even when …Read the Rest

Vignola and Its Famous Italian Cherries

Vignola and Its Famous Italian Cherries

It’s cherry time in Vignola! Every June this cute little town with the beautiful castle is all about the sticky, sweet, and staining delicious fruit that is a cherry: cherry and …Read the Rest

Italian Vineyard Wedding at L’Olivella near Rome

Italian Vineyard Wedding at L’Olivella near Rome

Last year we were invited to a wedding in Rome. But not just any wedding. An Italian vineyard wedding! And it turned out as beautiful as you would imagine it. …Read the Rest

Monte San Vito – Tiny Town in Le Marche Region in Italy

Monte San Vito – Tiny Town in Le Marche Region in Italy

Remember the Italian cemetery pictures I posted a while ago? They were all taken last summer in Monte San Vito, a tiny town on a hill close to Ancona which is right by …Read the Rest

Italian Cemetery in Monte San Vito

Italian Cemetery in Monte San Vito

Last summer we  spent a good week in Rome and took a quick day trip to Monte San Vito, a tiny town at the other side of the country. Sounds …Read the Rest

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