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Understanding food: Italy as a family--

As a senior in high school I moved to Italy to live with a family. Before moving there, I had many preconceived notions about Italian culture and what the Italian lifestyle was like. 892 more words

Friday fotos - walking the Cinque Terre

Hi Frugalistas!

I’ve written at some length about the Cinque Terre.  It’s one of my favourite parts of Italy.  Based on your feedback and the enduring popularity of my posts, it seems you do too.  227 more words


(202) FWC C.92.1-A-1961

Giovanni Della Robbia (1469–1529), a sculptor and ceramist from Florence, is the creator of this vase. Dated c. 1500–1520, it is now in the collection of the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge [1]. 188 more words


Rome Finale

Our last full day in Rome arrived far too quickly. At least the gods looked favorably on us as we were greeted by a beautiful blue sky after the previous night’s rain storm.  357 more words


Location: Amalfi Coast, Italy

We made port in Salerno, Italy early this morning. Salerno is at the southern end of the famous Amalfi Coast. And it’s only a 45 min drive north to get to the much larger city of Naples. 623 more words


To Siena, with a Loving Heart of the Summer

Summer in Italy is absolutely enjoyable. I took a trip to Siena the other day and spent a lovely day there.

Attractive as all the Tuscany towns, Siena offers nice middle-age style environment, beautiful countryside view, historic architectures, etc. 59 more words

Trips In Italy