Train, Car or Plane?

Train, Car or Plane?

Every time I plan a trip for one of my travelers, I advise a different method of transportation depending on the location where they’re going. Then, I often get the questions, “why can’t we rent a car?” or “why can’t we take the train?” The...

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Finding Light in the Darkness

Finding Light in the Darkness

When I saw down to write this article, I certainly wanted to acknowledge the world health crisis we are all experiencing; however, I did not want to write a news report as there are plenty of those out there. Instead, I decided to ask my friends...

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La Settimana Bianca

La Settimana Bianca

Before we begin, what is the “white week?” Just like the name suggests, “la settimana bianca” is a week-long vacation that most Italians take every year in January or February to go ski with their family and friends immersed in the fluffy white...

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Easy Torrone Recipe

Easy Torrone Recipe

If you are feeling ambitious, you should try making last year’s recipe of the classic Pandoro Veronese; a must during the holidays for every Italian family. This year’s recipe is much simpler and really hard to mess up so get your hands chocolaty...

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I peperoni in padella

I peperoni in padella

Who doesn’t love some colorful and tasty peppers? Well, even if you think you’re not a fan, please try this simple and delicious recipe and I guarantee you, you will change your mind! This is my go-to dish when I’m almost out of everything and...

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Mini Wine Donuts

Mini Wine Donuts

Since October is the time of the grape harvest, the recipe for this month are the delicious wine donuts, flaky cookies typical of the Lazio region. Ingredients for 50/60 mini donuts: 1/8 cup of red wine 1/8 cup of olive oil 1 cup sugar Flour 00...

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Italian Grammar: Ora, Tempo o Volta?

Italian Grammar: Ora, Tempo o Volta?

There is a lot of confusion with the word “time” since in Italian there are three words that it translates into: ora, tempo and volta. Ora means “hour” and “now,” although in English it also translates as “time.” It is used to refer to a: –...

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