Gelato is not just an Italian word meaning Ice Cream! it is made totally differently. So why is gelato so much better than ice cream? For me it is the creamy taste of gelato. It is soft never serve… Source: What makes Gelato so good?

La passeggiata is the Italian walk. Italians eat well and stay healthy in many ways: They eat organic natural foods They cook food correctly They eat fruits and vegetables They exercise via walks e… Source: La Passeggiata

With Easter almost upon us, patrons of dining establishments and cafes are noticing the many Easter-themed food and drinks available. One new treat, though, is garnering massive attention–the eggspresso. And it’s easy to see why. Created by the Perth-based Karvan Coffee, the eggspresso is not only gaining popularity all over social media, but in cafes […]

Originally posted on Italophilia:
Over the course of few months, I have read many beautiful Italian words. But some have stayed with me more than the others. What I love most about these words is how lovely they are and how musical they sound when I speak them. Stupefacente! Here are a few of my favorites (so far) along…

My travels began when I was only 16-years-old. I was lucky to travel on a school trip to Spain. Yet I would not travel out of the country again for another ten years. My grandmother and I traveled with my cousins to London 1993 with the now defunct Club ABC Tours. What came next was […]

Originally posted on Orna O'Reilly: Travelling Italy:
? Arriving in Venice on a cold winter’s day, I was looking forward to attending a wine tasting courtesy of Venice Events. Gliding across the Ponte della Libertà on the train into Santa Lucia, the railway station, I looked out over the wintry Venice Lagoon and, as…

Originally posted on margieinitaly:
After seven trips to Italy I have learned a lot about the Italian lifestyle.  Although there are lots of articles, blogs and books written with great travel tips for Italy, I have jotted down just a few things to keep in mind as  travel tips from my own observations and personal…

As my ongoing travel to and love affair with Italy continues, I realized last year that all of my trips to Italy–as well as my trips to other European cities–have been in February and July. Of course, this decision has been because of my vacation schedule for my day job–I am a high school English […]

The website An American in Italy leads with a quote in its logo — Henry David Thoreau’s popular saying, “Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you imagined.” I already was hooked. This Nashville, Tennessee, native, a retiree from the auto insurance industry after 26 years, describes her love of Italy as […]

When we travel, we want to have those items we use the most. However, we need to be mindful of the size of products and the real need for these products. I find I prefer to have those items that are the most useful but also provide a feeling of comfort and home. Here are […]