Monthly Archives: November 2014

Italians at Work

Italians are hard workers… It is a way of life for them. Here are some photos of a few of them in their daily lives. As much as I love Italia, I think the lifestyle is difficult and I respect … Continue reading

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Street Scenes in Naples

Naples is a city with a lot of character and all you have to do is walk its streets to feel it. I loved it! The photos speak for themselves. More photos and stories about Naples coming soon. I’d love to … Continue reading

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Venice Proposes Noisy Luggage Ban for Tourists

Italy has always had some weird laws, but the latest one proposed seems over the top to me., so much so that I feel compelled to write about it today. The city of Venice has just proposed a “noisy luggage … Continue reading

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Take a Sculpture Course in Carrara

Carrara in Tuscany is not your typical tourist location, but it is the city known for its immense marble quarries. I loved visiting this city on my own and touring the impressive caves and marble quarries  was an eye-opener to … Continue reading

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Meet the Author – An Interview with Victoria De Maio

In the past two years, since I published my first book, I have had the honor to be featured and interviewed on other authors’  blogs and websites. I remember how exciting it felt. I know that my books are doing … Continue reading

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Luxury in Venice at Luna Hotel Baglioni

As many of you may or may not know, I manage the Twitter account and the blog for Italian Talks, whose parent company is Baglioni Hotels. I was privileged to spend one night as a guest in the Luna Hotel … Continue reading

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Photo Snapshots from Molise

When I went to Molise I stayed at the only accommodation in Colle d’Anchise, the small village of my grandparents. La Piana Dei Mulini is one of the most peaceful and relaxing places to stay in Italy. This was my … Continue reading

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Borghese Park – Rome’s Central Park

In a city of almost three million people, I always enjoy finding a place to get away from it all. When I needed a break from the fast pace of sightseeing in Rome, I made my way over to Borghese … Continue reading

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