Category Archives: Vacanze

Italian Travel Destinations: Enchanting and (Almost) Secret Places

Here is a brief list of beautiful places in Italy that usually remain outside the circuit of international tourism. Marina di Pisciotta, Campania             A medieval hamlet in the municipality of Pisciotta, Marina di Pisciotta (about 7 km from  Palinuro) is … Continue reading

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Il Culto del Caffé

Il caffé è così integrato nella cultura italiana e i suoi riti così precisi che a volte gli stranieri hanno difficoltà a capire come ordinare la bevanda nazionale.  Ecco un breve resoconto.  Latte la mattina Si dovrebbe davvero solo bere … Continue reading

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The Coffee Cult

Coffee is so integrated into Italian culture and its rites are so precise that foreigners often have difficulty understanding how to order the national drink.  Here is a brief guideline. Milk in the Morning One should really only drink cappuccino, … Continue reading

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Virtual Graffiti

This week we have a guest blogger.  Carol Del Cielo is another student in Gabriella’s Italian class.  She is a doctor (anesthesiologist) in Santa Barbara.  She and her children maintain strong ties with their relatives in Italy—particularly in Avellino, Naples, … Continue reading

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Cities of stone carved into the rock

In Italy there are many towns and villages perched on rocky cliffs that offer breathtaking views.  These are places rich in history and charm that have transformed a hostile environment into a real force of nature.  From Liguria to Sicily … Continue reading

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Fari in affitto

L’italia sta offrendo in affitto, fino a 50 anni, 11 fari di proprietà dello Stato.  Trentanove proposte sono arrivate alla scadenza per il recupero e il riuso di una serie di fari di pregio storico e paesaggistico lungo le coste … Continue reading

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Lighthouses for rent: Future Vacation Destination?

Italy is offering for rent, for up to 50 years, 11 lighthouses owned by the state.  Thirty nine proposals arrived by the deadline for the renovation and reuse of these historic and scenic beacons along the Italian coast.  Proposals came … Continue reading

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