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Slow Food Movement: Eating Fresh & Local in Rome

Theresa, our Local Host in Rome explains this Roman food philosophy

It may seem like the term Slow Food in Italy is stating the obvious. The philosophy that began in the Piedmont region in Italy in the 1980’s however is not referring to the experience typical in most Roman restaurants of lengthy multiple courses and drawn out dining experiences. 813 more words

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Italy... You stole my heart

Whenever someone asks me my favourite country I have travelled to it always has to be Italy. I have travelled to many amazing places around the world now, and my list of where I want to go next is only getting longer. 101 more words


Travel Tips: Choosing Where To Travel In Italy

It’s summer and the emails are starting to come in asking for my recommendations for travel. Since I’m working on a series of guides and some super in-depth posts about travel that I’ll have up soon, I’m just going to keep this short and sweet with the highlights of my favorite places to go. 910 more words


Weekly Photo Challenge: Converge

Converge; to come together and meet. The statues are meeting up to see all the cars converging into Florence, Italy! Where are they all going?


Photography 101: Day 20, Triumph

This is the last day of the Photography 101 Challenge. It has been fun and I have learned a lot! Today’s theme is Triumph, to create a dramatic effect of some sort by using contrast. 47 more words


Can I Really Leave Venice Without Getting in a Gondola?

Everyday SB and I  walked along the sidewalk to the large area of gondolas moored in front of the Hard Rock Cafe. There was always a snaking line of excited tourists waiting for the black shiny boats, cameras ready, clicking away, while the gondolier decided who would ride in what boat. 1,081 more words