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Limoncello: Italy’s Famous Lemon Liqueur
Published on Sunday, October 23, 2011 by On the terraced hills of Italy’s Amalfi Coast, the Mediterranean sun and ocean air combine with volcanic soil to produce lemons the size of grapefruits. For hundreds of years, southern Italians have used the thick, juicy skins of these Sorrento lemons, named after the nearby town of Sorrento, to create a sweet tangy, liqueur known as limoncello (as the Italian word ...
Style Trends In Rome – Past and Present!
Published on Friday, October 21, 2011 by Imagine standing in front of the world’s most-visited historical monuments in Rome. Can you imageine fashion in ancient Rome? With the perfect mixture of past and present in a way you have never imagined, Rome portrays a remarkable passion for clothes. As we all know, from monuments and churches to clothing and accessories, Romans were incredible trend setters. T...
Drink a “Chino” While in Italy
Published on Monday, September 12, 2011 by I'll admit it. This humble Italy travel writer -- who gets to visit the land of la dolce vita and drink all kinds of fabulous wines -- sometimes likes to drink something of a lesser vintage and quality -- Diet Coke. I know, how could I? Well, on a recent trip to Italy, I discovered an alternative, of sorts, to Diet Coke, a good ole' Italian soda called "Chino." It has...
Rome and Positano Featured in Popular Movies
Published on Tuesday, September 6, 2011 by Of course, animated movies capture the interest of wider audiences, but nothing is as great as films that portray real life locations. The more the interesting places shown in the movie, the more we get to like them. Italy is one such country that has gained worldwide fame through countless movies. Let’s see some of the popular ones that featured famous Italian citi...
An Italian History Lesson: Who Was Giuseppe Garibaldi?
Published on Monday, August 29, 2011 by No matter which town you visit  in Italy, you're likely to encounter a a piazza, building or road named in honor of Giuseppe Garibaldi. Via Garibaldi is one of the most popular street names in the country. Giuseppe Garibaldi (1807-1882) won the majority of the military victories of the Risorgimento (translated as resurgence), a 50-year struggle to free Italian state...
Understanding the Nature of Italians
Published on Wednesday, August 24, 2011 by Go through the European history and you will understand the significance of Italy. The Roman Empire, birth of Christianity, eminent personalities such as Galileo, Napoleon Bonaparte, Mussolini, Leonardo da Vinci, Michelangelo, and the renaissance masters are all intricately woven into its history. They retain their importance in the contemporary world through cinema, ...
Everything About the Italian Way of Life
Published on Friday, July 1, 2011 by Italy attracts tourists like bees to a honey pot! They come from all over to drink in the beauty of the land and gorge on its exquisite cuisine. Every person who visits this beautiful place is enchanted by Italy’s traditions, rich culture, and history. If you haven’t been to Italy, you must add it to the list of places you must visit. But, before you embark on you...