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The Christmas Festival in Trento, Italy  Posted on 12/05/2013
About two and a half hours Northeast of Milan is the city of Trento, where one of Italy’s largest Christmas Festival takes place. There are around 50+ vendors that set up just outside the center of town to sell their food and gifts....
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A Journey Through Florence  Posted on 12/01/2013
If you arrive to Florence by train, one of the first massive churches you will come across is the Santa Maria del Fiore (photo above). Unlike most, you can enter for free and take photos as well. From the end of November until mid December...
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83rd International White Truffle of Alba Fair!  Posted on 11/02/2013
Since Truffle has taken over the world of food, why not join in the fun! We jumped on a train and headed to Alba, Italy. The festival that honors both black and white truffles and takes place from October 12th through November 17th, and...
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Welcome to Ziano, a Winery & a Very Unique Home!  Posted on 11/02/2013
Ziano Friends that we have made here in Milano have a home in the small town of Ziano. The house is 100’s of years old and was an old winery. The land its on is surrounded by tons of vineyards and is really something to see. As an...
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Italy, Small Cities off the Grid that are Worth the Trip!  Posted on 11/02/2013
PARMA Located just over an hour South of Milan is a small city called Parma (the home of Parmesan cheese). We took a short day trip there to experience some amazing food and tour a castle or two. The City is inland, which means in the...
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Have you been to Santorini Yet…. You Will Want to!  Posted on 07/17/2013
We have all seen hundreds of breath taking professional pictures in books and magazines of Greece, mostly Santorini, but I am here to tell you they are 99% true. Santorini has the most gorgeous views, bright blue waters and amazing...
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A Visit to Arona and Stresa  Posted on 03/27/2013
Welcome to Arona - This past weekend we took a quick 45 minute train ride from Milan to Arona (a town close to Sesto Calande where Pauly works) and stayed at the Hotel Atlantic. The hotel is nothing fancy but they serve breakfast and its...
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A Weekend Getaway to Venice, Italy  Posted on 03/19/2013
We took the train from Milan Central to Venice in just about 2.5 hours.  It’s a somewhat scenic trip but nothing special. Once there, you enter the majestic water world and lots of tourists. We have been there many times before,...
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The Perfect Steak in Milano & A Trip Back to the US  Posted on 03/19/2013
The Perfect Steak For my Birthday celebration we set out to find the best steak in Milan, and we did. Located in Navigili you can find Alchimia Steak and Wine Bar. Although we had been there before, this was the best experience yet. We had...
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Nottingham Forrest – A Molecular Fusion Bar in Milano  Posted on 02/10/2013
Meet Nottingham Forrest! After several attempts to get in to this place, we finally were successful last night! We only waited about 20 minutes to get in, which was quick compared to the other times we attempted in get in and ended up...
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