Italy Travel Ideas: Fall & Winter Vacation Packages


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As the last of the bikinis and beach umbrellas are packed away and the verdant countryside takes on a fiery hue, Italian thoughts are turning to olive harvests, truffle hunting and the Dolomiti ski slopes. And for visitors, there are many reasons why a fall or winter vacation in Italy is the perfect destination. From tasty truffle pasta to warm...

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Sparkling Wine From the Mountains: The History of Ferrari


History of Ferrari

In my ideal world you love wine. Actually, to be more precise, you love Italian wine. And when you uncork that bottle and pour the wine, you are ready to start an experience that involves all five of your senses. In drinking wine, there are many objective and technical observations you can state, but there is much more behind that bottle and...

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20 Steps to Becoming an Italian Foodie: Trentino-Alto Adige


Trentino Alto-Adige: The Alpine Region at The Top of The Boot As an Italian living in Chicago,  I hear the question Where are you from? at least ten times a day. I'm sure it's because of my accent and as soon as I proudly say Italia, they ask me the hardest question: Which city? I'm from Trento. And there aren’t many people on this side of the...

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