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Wine Tasting Inside Piscine Romane

The Piscine Romane or the Roman cisterns are located in the city of Fermo in Le Marche and form a huge underground archaeological complex. They are close to the main piazza and are built with mind blowing engineering details that makes it possible to use them even today. Thanks to the Mayor of Fermo, DiscoverMarche […]

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Ispirazione: Of Dreams, Miracles and Sketching Tours

Drumrolls!! Let’s welcome Kelly Medfort an artist who takes Sketching Rome Tours! The concept of these tours is exactly how it sounds. It is a unique way of slowing down and enjoying travels with watercolors. No prior experience is required, you can simply book a tour and paint your way to the Eternal City! SKETCHING ROME TOURS Kelly’s story of […]

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More Charming Towns in Italy

As if we needed more towns to fill our lengthy Italian list (we actually did, right??) here are some more Charming Small Towns in Italy: Alba: Alba is nestled in the region of Piemonte and is a perfect getaway from Turin/Milan. It is another charming town full of small shops selling a wide variety of truffles […]

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Some More Favorite Books on Italy

Literature is a wonderful way to know another culture. Don’t you think?? In the past few years, having read several books based in Italy and/or by Italian authors, I have managed to make a list of many books and will continue to do so. The thirst to read and learn doesn’t satiate and so continuing […]

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The Bookstores of Vienna

Vienna…. I love this city too. You would think that I probably love every European city…It is true to some extend but there are some that you would really love to go back to. Vienna is one of them. Whether it’s art, culture or food, Vienna will charm you away!! Today I am taking you […]

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Testaccio, Trapizzino & Tram Depot

I didn’t know all of Rome’s districts until recently so one morning I decided to take a walk in the lesser known neighborhood of Testaccio. It was local life at its best! Romans going about their businesses, shopping at Mercato Testaccio, nonni playing with their grandchildren, women chatting with the butcher. It was essentially Rome without the […]

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A Roman Food Tour in Trastevere

Rome as a city can be so wonderful yet so overwhelming at the same time. It is definitely important to feel the pace of the Eternal city and I feel the best way to do it is to understand through its food. While it wasn’t my first time in the city, I definitely hadn’t done […]

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Lunch with a view at Aroma Restaurant, Rome

I had a surreal lunch at Aroma Restaurant in Palazzo Manfredi, Rome. Surreal because this restaurant is right opposite the Colosseum!! What a spot for anyone looking to have a meal with a view! If you are looking for a place to have a meal in Rome, visit Aroma Restaurant, Rome! Chef Giuseppe di Ioro and […]

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Dear Readers: Never Stop Dreaming

Cari Lettori, On the 5th of March I wrote this post about missing Italy. I had no idea when I would visit the land of my calling. Many of you reached out to me, empathising with me, understanding my feelings; some of you were responsive with the same thought while others asked me when would I go. Trust me […]

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The Bookstores of Budapest

Budapest is a wonderful city with many bookstores and cafes. I was quite surprised actually because I didn’t expect so many and that too SO GOOD! Now follows my two cents on exploring the many bookstores of the city of Budapest: The Bookstores of Budapest Atlantis Book Island: The first bookstore I visited was the […]

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