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Honeymoon in Italy – The Most Romantic Places in Italy

Discover the Most Romantic Places in Italy What could be more romantic than a honeymoon in Italy to some of Italy’s most romantic cities – Bellissimo! From the most famous cities to lesser-known romantic destinations, continue reading and swoon over all the incredibly romantic places you can visit in Italy and add them to your …

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Best Italy Road Trip: from Venice to Bologna

Italy Road Trip from Venice to Bologna You could visit Venice for weeks, months, or years, and never tire of the multitude of sights, sounds, tastes, and experiences of this marvelous city. However, there are many other great places to see within a few hours of Piazza Roma. This makes it the perfect destination for …

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FICO Eataly World – A Foodie Heaven in Bologna

FICO Eataly World- A foodie heaven in Bologna Disneyland for foodies.   That’s an accurate description of FICO Eataly World, Italy’s latest and largest food attraction, which opened on November 15, 2017, just outside Bologna, Italy.    What is FICO Eataly World? FICO stands for Fabbrica Italiana Contadina  (Italian factory farm); the name  is a …

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A Winter Daytrip to the Village of Brisighella, Italy

Deep in the countryside of Emilia-Romagna, a provence in northern Italy, sits the medieval village of Brisighella. To say that it is tucked away would be a lie: the village center sits at the base of three rocky crags, each topped by a structure: a church, a castle, a clock tower. They guard the village, …

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Learning Italian in Bologna

Learning Italian in Italy can take you out of your comfort zone, but it definitely has its perks. One such perk involved having a lesson in a wine cellar, which I found did wonders for my fluency. “We have a saying in Italy,” said our teacher Giordana. “He who doesn’t drink in company is either …

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Bologna, Italy: La Dotta, La Grassa, La Rossa

  During a 3-day visit, I discovered that there is more to love about Bologna than its fabulous Bolognese sauce. While I was living near Nice, France, I frequently visited the webpage of the independent Utne Reader. It made me feel connected to my home state of Minnesota and kept me plugged into news and …

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