Monthly Archives: April 2015

Meet Tina from Discover Napoli Destinations

I’d like to introduce you to Tina Carignani from Discover Napoli Destinations. As some of you may or may not know, Tina wrote the foreword for Colors of Naples and the Amalfi Coast, which is now in the hands of … Continue reading

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How an Idea Becomes a Dream – Colors of Naples and the Amalfi Coast

I’m so excited I can hardly stand it.  Colors of Naples and the Amalfi Coast is complete and available for pre-order on Amazon! The printing company will not have the books ready until the end of May, but everything else … Continue reading

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Announcing a Contest to Win an Authentic Hand-Crafted Cameo from Venice

CONTEST IS NOW CLOSED. SCROLL TO BOTTOM TO SEE WHO WON! Today I am honored to introduce you to a true Italian artisan from Venice.  Marco Jovon has been designing and creating cameos since 1998. He continues the tradition started … Continue reading

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Countdown to Italy

Of course it’s no surprise to anyone who knows me or is a follower of this blog, that I am always looking for opportunities to return to Italy. The time is fast approaching when I will be leaving for Bella … Continue reading

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Top 5 Free Things to do in Milan

Please welcome Vicky Petel as a guest blogger today. Being one of the world’s most popular fashion and design capitals, it might be a little bit challenging to find free, or even cheap things to do in Milan. But if … Continue reading

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Today’s Traditions of Italian-Americans

When our ancestors left Italy in search of opportunity, and a better life, they brought with them their Italian traditions. Today Italian-Americans respect and honor their heritage by maintaining customs learned from their parents and grandparents. Three of these well-known … Continue reading

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