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Home of my heart

I grew up in a small Italian village on the East Coast of the United ...

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Francesca Gino

Francesca Gino’s “right choices”

Growing up in her native Tione, a small Alpine town in the Italian province of ...

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Jennifer Martin

Vino Travels’ Jennifer Martin Joins Bostoniano

Ciao Bostoniano readers! I’m Jennifer Martin, your new columnist featuring monthly articles on the local ...

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Contemporary Painter Marian Dioguardi

An exclusive interview with painter Marian Dioguardi, who recalls how she was influenced growing up in an Italian family in East Boston and her fascination with laundry lines... and Jell-O.

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Pantelleria: 5 Things You Don’t Know About this Sicilian Wonder

An Unbiased Italy Travel Blog Brought to You by Perillo Tours Pantelleria. You will be ...

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Unusual Weather Delivers Italy’s Worst Grape Harvest in Decades

Summer storms have dampened Italian wine grape production, putting this year’s harvest on track to be the most meager since 1950.

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A Few Lessons on Learning Italian

After reading an interesting article, I decided to come clean on my relationship with learning Italian.

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Taxes Up in Rome’s Luxury Hotels

Italian lawmakers recently approved a new lodging tax, hiking fees for five-star and four-star hotels from 3 to 7 € and 6€, respectively.

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Is Arutas Beach (Sardinia)

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Throwback Thursday: Bartali and Coppi at the Tour de France

Two similar but at the same time different images of Italy’s greatest cycling champions Gino ...

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Offida (Marche)

Offida, a little Town in the Marche, in the Province of Ascoli Piceno.

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Throwback Thursday: Abruzzo Grand Prix, circa 1930

Prince and Princess of Piemont, heirs to the Italian throne, arrive to the Car and Motorcycle Abruzzo Grand Prix, circa 1930.

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