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Assisi

Assisi

Each year when I returned from Italy after completing our tours, I would visit my parents who were getting older.  When I would speak to my mother about the trip, she would always ask me, “Did you visit Assisi?” to which I would reply, “No Ma, not this year.” You see,...

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A Culinary Dream Come True

A Culinary Dream Come True

The first time I visited Italy, I knew I wanted to cook there.  At the top of my list of accomplishments was a desire to gather ingredients from a market located in the birthplace of my grandfather, and prepare a meal. The little town of Montelepre, located near...

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Thank Goodness for Drivers

Thank Goodness for Drivers

Driving through the beautiful landscape of Tuscany takes your breath away. The shifting of gears up and down as you ride through the hills and countryside thrills the most seasoned driver. However, this thrill can quickly turn to frustration and become a little scary,...

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My Welcoming to Sicily

My Welcoming to Sicily

While sleeping off a bit of jet leg from what seemed like a three-day plane ride, my cousins were busy preparing a simple lunch for us. I awoke to a room full of relatives sitting at the table, with my cousin, Vitanna, serving a five-course seafood lunch. Our first...

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