How to Say Merry Christmas in Italian and Other Phrases for the Holidays


With the holidays around the corner, it’s important for all of you Italophiles to know how to say Merry Christmas in Italian: perhaps you’re planning to send a few Christmas cards to your family and friends in Italy, or perhaps you want to impress your Christmas dinner guests with a few Italian phrases…whatever the reason, Italian is a...

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7 Italian Dishes to Make with Your Thanksgiving Leftovers


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Ah, Thanksgiving, a beautiful amalgamation of the American and Italian cultures (...hear me out on this). This November holiday appeals to an American love of turkey, incorporates the most American of sports in the festivities, and celebrates our indigenous American ingredients such as sweet potatoes and corn. But then there are the very Italian...

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Christmas in Italy: Traditions, Food, and Destinations


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Adriano Castelli / Shutterstock.com The cold and shorten days are getting closer, lights start to bright in the streets decorated with red and green details, and huge Christmas trees appear in the main squares. I have always loved the beginning of December when the holiday vibration is perceived: people hurry across the streets with a lot of...

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Top 6 Reasons to Start Planning an Off-Season Trip to Italy


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Italy is the most beautiful place for a summer vacation. Its beaches dazzle in the sizzling sun, its ancient marble statues and architecture glint against the azure sky and its delicious cuisine satisfies and satiates every appetite. And don’t forget the legendary gelato! But if you are flexible on the dates when you travel and want to...

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