10 Must-Eat Mediterranean Street Foods

10 Must-Eat Mediterranean Street Foods

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Sampling the local street food is one of the best ways to experience a country’s culture. The nature of traveling means you’re always on the move, ...
8 Ways Cultures Around the World Celebrate Valentine’s Day

8 Ways Cultures Around the World Celebrate Valentine’s Day

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The history of Valentine’s Day has roots in several Roman tales of a man named Saint Valentine who died for love. Other accounts contend that the holiday had pagan origins and was altered to satisfy the growing Christian population. Whatever the real history of Valentine’s Day may be, February 14 now represents love all over [...]
10 Reasons to Visit Italy in the Fall

10 Reasons to Visit Italy in the Fall

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Smart travelers know that autumn, or autunno in Italian, is the best season to travel to Italy. There are fewer crowds, less heat, and lower prices at this time of year. An Italy trip in the fall is also one of the best times and best places to vacation because it is harvest season, which [...]
6 Traditional Lasagna Recipes from Different Regions of Italy

6 Traditional Lasagna Recipes from Different Regions of Italy

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In America we have a habit of taking traditional recipes from other countries and reducing them to their most basic forms. For example, the most popular ingredients for lasagna in the states are ricotta cheese and beef ragu. However, the Italians actually have several different recipes for lasagna based on the region. So here are [...]
7 Best Things to Do on the Italian Islands

7 Best Things to Do on the Italian Islands

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Island vacations don’t have to be all about laying in the sand. While you should undoubtedly visit the best beaches in Italy, there are plenty of other things to do on the Italian islands. Take in the mesmerizing natural scenes and cultural history the Italian islands have to offer with these travel tips.Soak in the [...]
You MUST Eat These 5 Meals in Genoa, Italy

You MUST Eat These 5 Meals in Genoa, Italy

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Italian cuisine is not the same across the entire country. The Neapolitan pizza and hearty meat sauces found in Southern Italy are what most people think of when they think of Italian food, but Northern Italy is an entirely different animal. Popular dishes in Northern Italy tend to be influenced by the other European countries around [...]
Introducing Skin & Co Roma: The Italian Skin Care Products You Deserve

Introducing Skin & Co Roma: The Italian Skin Care Products You Deserve

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A Popular Italian Beauty BrandSkin & Co Roma has been called one of the best Italian beauty brands by Refinery 29, Harper's Bazaar, and other trusted beauty products experts. The acclaimed Italian skin care products come to you from the golden hills of Umbria, Italy. Every ingredient is handpicked to bring out the best of [...]
Popular Dishes in Northern Italy Polenta

Popular Dishes in Northern Italy

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Most of the food for which Italy is best known comes from the central and southern regions of the country. Thick, rustic pasta sauces and traditionally made pizza are highly representative of Italian cuisine, but those types of dishes aren’t very prevalent in Northern Italy. The regions of Northern Italy, which include Liguria, Val D'Aosta, [...]
10 Best Sights in Turin, Italy

10 Best Sights in Turin, Italy

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Turin, the first capital of Italy in the 1800s and the current capital of Piedmont, Italy, is one of the most impressive metropolitan areas in the country. Turin, Italy is a mecca of world-class cuisine, architecture, and history. Most people know the landmark city as being the home of the mysterious Shroud of Turin; a [...]
10 Best Pizzerias in Naples

10 Best Pizzerias in Naples

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Sorting out the best pizzerias in Naples, Italy is like trying to find a diamond in a diamond mine—there are just too many gems to choose! Ever since the first Margherita pizza was created in 1889 (at one of the pizzerias on our list, no less!) the city of Naples has been the epicenter of [...]
This Is How True Italians Celebrate Father's Day

This Is How True Italians Celebrate Father's Day

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Did you know that you already missed Father's Day this year? The Italian Father’s Day, that is. While this holiday is celebrated in June in the United States, Father’s Day in Italy actually takes place on March 19. This is because true Italians celebrate Father’s Day on Saint Joseph’s Day. How else would a predominantly [...]
7 Best Wineries in Italy You Need to Visit

7 Best Wineries in Italy You Need to Visit

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In Italy, when you’re not drinking water, you’re drinking one of two things: coffee or wine. The latter attracts travelers, wine enthusiasts and wine connoisseurs from all over the globe. Italian wine is about as ancient as the country itself and is therefore a large part of what it means to be Italian. In other [...]