Tag Archives: Italy

My Favourite Italian City

Thanks again to Kelly, Jasmine, and Kristie for organising the #dolcevitabloggers: last month saw so many other Italian connections out there, it feels great knowing there’s a whole community of us! This month’s theme is our favourite Italian city. From a purely … Continue reading

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Trento Christmas Markets

Any Italian will tell you that if you want to see real Christmas markets, you should head north to the mountainous region of Trentino Alto Adige. Having been under Austrian rule until 1919, this area is characterised by its Austrian … Continue reading

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The Italian Connection

Thanks to my terrible procrastination from lesson planning, I’ve recently come across a few other (much more professional) fellow English speaking expats blogging about Italy.

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Read-in-Tranquillity: Parco Castello Bonoris, Montichiari.

with Desperate Characters by Paula Fox It might not be the tourist-centre of Italy, but Montichiari – only a twenty minute drive from the south-east side of Lake Garda, and forty minutes from Verona – does hold a few unique … Continue reading

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A Taste of Home

Everyone knows that Italian food is the best in the world; at least, that’s what any Italian will tell you. It’s true that my taste-buds have never been left unsatisfied here, and that nearly everyone Italian household has a passion … Continue reading

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My Issues with Italy: 5 Whys

After three years here, I’ve got fairly used to Italian life, “la vita Italiana”, even picking up several habits and norms which don’t fit in so well in England (see Signs I’ve Been in Italy too Long). Things which tourists … Continue reading

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On international dating…

As you may have noticed from brief mentions in previous posts, I’ve finally succumb to the charm and got an Italian boyfriend. I won’t lie that I was a bit uneasy about the idea. There are certain stereotypes about Italian … Continue reading

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