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Where the Locals Go for Gelato in Sicily

Most travelers to Italy have never heard of Riposto, the small commune on the eastern coast of Sicily. Either did I until a few years ago, when my Sicilian friends insisted that we go there, explaining to me that this … Continue reading

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Gelato – Italy’s Sweet Treat to the World

Gelato is one of Italy’s great gifts to the world, and once you have tasted authentic Italian gelato, you understand why this is true. Italians consider gelato to be their ice cream, but it really is quite different from American … Continue reading

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I Am in Love with Italy – No Words Needed

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Art and Gelato: Exploring Rome With Children

With  just over a week left before I leave for Italia, I have a million things yet to do, so today I am grateful for the opportunity to post this guest blog by Sarah Murphy, a writer, who also loves … Continue reading

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Gelato from Florence Comes to NYC

For the first time since it opened in 1929 Florence’s famous Vivoli Il Gelato has just opened a shop in NYC on the 6th floor of the newly renovated Macy’s at Herald Square.  As part of a $400 million remodeling … Continue reading

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A Little Bit of Italy in New York City

Last weekend I went to New York City and had a great time. Everything was all decorated for Christmas and the streets were crowded with excited travelers who  were there for the same reason that I was. Despite the rain … Continue reading

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Gelato Gelato Gelato

Gelato is one of the best things about Italy and has become part of the Italian lifestyle of today. Credit is given to the Sicilian, Francesco Procopio dei Coltelli, from Palermo for being the first to sell gelato to the … Continue reading

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Going to Rimini

Saturday May 7 I needed a break from walking around towns filled with palaces, museums, churches and castles, so I took the train today to Rimini to go to the beach. Once I got there, I didn’t want to waste … Continue reading

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