Tag Archives: Italian lifestyle and culture

Some Things Are Different in Italy

Things are definitely different in Italy, and I’m not talking only about the driving!  Some of these are good, and some not so good, but a lot of them are funny, and maybe even a little bit weird. Here is … Continue reading

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The Italian Lifestyle in Photos — Only in Italy

As you know I take photos everywhere I go in Italy.I like to find the beauty on a narrow street and the tranquility of the setting sun, but I also  seem to be drawn to unique circumstances. These situations in … Continue reading

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Travel Tips for Visiting Sicily

Sicily is  one of the most fascinating and beautiful places in Italy. “If you haven’t seen Sicily you haven’t seen Italy. Sicily is where the soul of Sicily is.” – Goethe The Sicilian people are also some of the friendliest … Continue reading

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Naples Christmas Alley – San Gregorio Armeno

San Gregorio Armeno, otherwise known in Naples as Christmas Alley, is always filled with people, but in the month of December, chaos and crowds define the street. Over half a million tourists visit these small shops, which line both sides … Continue reading

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Life in Italy – Photo of the Day

I always enjoy watching local Italian artisans at work. This Sicilian is hand painting a ceramic plate with precision. I’d love to hear your feedback. Please leave a comment. Grazie Ciao

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A Stroll Down Milan’s Fashion Street – Via Monte Napoleone

One of the main attractions in Milan is its elegant fashion district,  more specifically the most famous street here,Via Monte Napoleone. Milan is Italy’s fashion capital and some say it is the fashion capital of the world. The entire fashion … Continue reading

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Magical Memories of Positano

“Positano bites deep. It is a dream place that isn’t quite real when you are there and becomes beckoningly real after you have gone.” – John Steinbeck A jewel of exquisite beauty on the Amalfi Coast Steep streets with endless … Continue reading

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Everyday Life in Italy

I love Italy and I always am looking for opportunities to return. But I also know that everyday life in Italy is molto difficile. If you go, plan on walking a lot, and not just on a flat surface. Most … Continue reading

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Inside the Accademia Gallery in Florence

On my first visit to Florence a few years ago, I rushed into the Accademia Gallery with one purpose in mind, to see the original marble sculpture of David by Michelangelo. I quickly found my way to the hall where … Continue reading

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Italian People – Photo of the Day

These local Italians in Molise seem happy, experiencing male camaraderie that seems to be so lacking in the American culture. I would bet they are solving the problems of the day as well. Your thoughts? I’m always happy to hear … Continue reading

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