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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Venice Film Festival 2020

Venice Film Festival 2020

The Venice International Film Festival is one of the first – and most famous – festivals of world cinema (alongside with the Cannes Film Festival and the Berlin Film Festival, also known as the “Big Three”). Its official...

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La Notte di San Lorenzo

La Notte di San Lorenzo

The night of San Lorenzo is one of the most anticipated events of the whole summer, with the Perseids meteor shower also known as the “tears of San Lorenzo.” Shooting stars have always aroused emotions in anyone who looks at them. It...

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Italian Grammar: Sè Vs. Se

Italian Grammar: Sè Vs. Se

Sé and Se may look similar but they have completely different meanings. Not only one of them has the accent on the vowel “e”, but also the pronunciation is slightly different. Sé is a reflexive pronoun for the 3rd singular person. Use Sé when...

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The Legend of Burano Lace

The Legend of Burano Lace

The peculiar nature of Burano, a charming island in the Venice lagoon, is engaging: small colorful houses, typical restaurants, and the voices of tourists wandering through shops, stalls, and lace shops, typical product of Burano’s economy...

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La Leggenda del Nodo d’Amore

  The Legend of the Knot Love At the end of the fourteenth century, during the numerous wars in the north of Italy, Gian Galeazzo Visconti, lord of Milan, reached the banks of the Mincio river with his troops and camped there to work out a...

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