The Italianized Blonde

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My Italian Love Affair with Panzerotti

About two years ago I fell in love (and no I’m not referring to meeting my husband right now). As soon as I first bit into a delicious panzerotto there was no turning back. Since that day my life has been changed with this wonderful little salty treat. Panzerotti are the most delicious deep fried mini calzone type yummy-ness. Imagine pizza dough with just a little tomato sauce and fresh milky mozzarella, the kind you can only find in Italy. These two ingredients are lovingly folded inside  ...

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Top London Districts to Explore

Top of the morning to you! Isn’t it a darling day to talk travel? Since we will be discussing London, England it is only necessary that everyone read with British accents and pretend to daintily sip on a cup of tea and eat freshly baked biscuits with jam and clotted cream (you know you want to). Sounds quite lovely, doesn’t it? Out and about in London… I had the pleasure of visiting England in early December 2016 and I managed to spend a total of 5 days in London alone.  ...

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The Historic Charm of Turin

For almost two full years, I have happily been calling Turin (Torino), Italy home! I have a cozy little apartment in a building that dates back to the late 1800’s. It is comfortably situated in the heart of the city. Every morning, I take the dog for a walk, and still every single time I step outside I marvel at where I live. Turin has an unique charm unlike any other Italian city I have visited. It’s architecture is reminiscent of France, and shows its ties to Northern Europe. The streets  ...

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“3 Reasons to Visit Bologna”

There are many beautiful cities in Italy but only a few that are pin pointed on a map by visitors. You might think of Rome, Florence, Venice or maybe Cinque Terre, Milan or Sicily. These locations are popular around the world, and when planning a trip to Italy they are always at the top of the MUST see list. There is a reason for this of course. They are full of centuries old history, world renowned foods and wines, unforgettable scenery and uniquely crafted architecture. These cities are  ...

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