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    Visiting Florence: How to Plan Your Tuscan Dream Vacation

    By Brenda Belson − Florence is a cultural mecca in a time capsule of historic proportions, what midsummer dreams are made of. As the capital city of the Italian region of Tuscany, this metropolis encompasses French charm...

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    The Top Five Places to Visit in Tuscany

    Spanning an area of 8,900 miles and inhabited by almost four million people, Tuscany is a beautiful region located at the heart of Italy. It’s best known for its breathtaking scenery, sprawling wine estates, an unparalleled history...

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    Cooking Cavatelli with Fabio in Rome

    Rome has at least 50 museums where you can see everything from paintings to pasta, and I’ve spent a fair amount of time in a majority of them over the years. But I’ve learned that when you’re...

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    Missing Italy

     I’ve been back for only a few days and I’m already missing all the places I visited in Italy — from the mountains of Abruzzo … to the beaches of Anzio… From Rome’s well-known tourist sites…  ...

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  • The Best is Yet to Come…

    Here in Western New York, the weather is pretty predictable and we typically enjoy four different seasons of equal duration. It’s comforting knowing that winter changes to spring, spring to summer, summer to fall, and so on....

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    How to Arrive in Sunny Sardinia, Italy

    Sardinia is the second largest island in the Mediterranean, and has three international airports which service major cities in Italy and many other European destinations like: Spain, England, Ireland and Germany. International Airports in Sardinia, Italy Alghero...

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    The City of Romance

    By Victoria Boster – Venice is one of the most romantic cities in the world. There is something special and intimate about walking the narrow cobblestone streets that have no names. With stunning canal views, romantic foot...

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    Top 10 Sights in Northern Sardinia

    In no particular order of importance, as each town, beach and island, is a spectacular assault on the senses. All ten areas will leave you breathless and in awe 1. Dorgali – with its Giants’ grave, the...

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    Bringing Italy Home

    By Palma Hansen – Our house is in California, but our hearts are in Italy. Though we enjoy our daily life in the southern California desert eleven months a year, it is where we live until we...

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  • The Powerful Second Half of Life

    By Nancie Carmichael – My husband Bill and I decided to celebrate our Big Birthdays by going with friends on a “Footsteps of Paul” journey. You know, Paul the Apostle—the author of Romans, Ephesians, Philippians and other...

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