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No Means No: No Vuol Dire No

The sun was starting to go down, illuminating the tops of the buildings with a gold veil. Cars rushed by and scooters swerved between them. Everyone was ready to be home. I met my husband at the end of our street as we both returned from long days at work. I smiled as soon as I saw Lorenzo, but  ...

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My Big Fat ITALIAN Wedding

It’s been one year, and Lorenzo and I have traveled for the vast majority of those days together all the way around the sun. It’s been an amazingly beautiful year and I would not trade a minute of it. April 16th, 2016 I got married: Something I thought I would never do, let alone at such a  ...

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The Art of Saying Goodbye

In the last two and a half years on my whirlwind travels spanning the globe, I have been fortunate enough to meet some pretty incredible people. The thing is though, when you aren’t ever in a place for very long, knowing that you will soon have to be saying goodbye is inevitable. So how  ...

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Cinque Terre Travel

Cinque Terre was a top destination spot to see when I first came to Italy. I was so excited to experience the beauty and see the picturesque towns hanging on the cliffs and lining the coast line with all its colors and allure. Within one week of moving to Turin I booked a train ticket and  ...

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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  ...

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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  ...

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Remedies for Homesickness

Traveling is a wonderful way to learn. Going abroad has opened my eyes and heart to different lifestyles, cultures, and ways of thinking. Moving to Italy has taught me so much and everyday my life here challenges me to be a better, stronger, and more confident person. At times being away from  ...

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