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Carnival Castagnole

When I was a child, Carnival was the funniest period of the year. I remember that the excitement for Carnival started already in January when my Mom and my Great-aunt, who was dressmaker, started thinking about which carnival costume to sew for my sister and me. 312 more words


3 Day Trip Ideas for Families with Kids

Winter is a tough period of the year. And for families with kids, it is even tougher.

Why is that? Putting aside that the weather is usually not preferred, aka either rainy or gloomy, we need to think of methods to entertaining the kids at home. 612 more words


Budget Wine Review: Riunite Lambrusco Emilia Romagna NV

Back in the 1970’s, if you were inviting the boss over for dinner chances are Riunite would be on the table. “Riunite on Ice, That’s Nice” was an advertising slogan recognized by anyone with a television. 345 more words

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On the Road in Italy: An Emilia Romagna Wedding

Emilia-Romagna is one of the wealthiest and most developed regions in Europe, with the third highest GDP per capita in Italy.[3] Bologna, its capital, has one of Italy’s highest  458 more words

Summer trip: the beach and a detour to the Abbey of Pomposa

There’s nothing like taking a detour while traveling in Italy.  I’m not talking about an accidental detour because you get lost, although those can be an adventure as well. 756 more words


Italian Indigenous Varieties: Montù Bianco From Emilia Romagna

Italy’s indigenous varieties are so numerous that everyone has a different count of how many there are. This week’s variety – Montù Bianco – hails from Emilia Romagna, a wine region that I think is undervalued. 162 more words

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