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Vino

Over a Glass of Vino- March 11th, 2018

Prosecco v Champagne As this week comes to the end, there are finally the slightest signs of spring! February, although the shortest month, seemed to drag out as the temperatures dropped and Turin received an unusual about of snow! Luckily, March is here and is bringing some warmer weather.  ...

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travel

Turin: What A Wonderful Surprise

Laurence’s Post Part 2 After a good night’s sleep, my tourist adventure in Turin (In Italian the city is called Torino) began. I spent all week there, walking around every day from morning to evening, making visits and what I saw of Turin really delighted me! Honestly, I was not expecting that  ...

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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  ...

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lifestyle

Halloweekend Staycation

This weekend Em came into the city and stayed on our tiny little pull-out bed. I love having her around even if our apartment is barely big enough for two, we make it work in three. We spent the weekend having a little stay-cation. In Italy, since it is a Catholic state, they celebrate All  ...

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lifestyle

Meeting Em and Starting TIB

When I moved to Turin to be with my husband (then boyfriend) I struggle  to find friends. My life was great: I had a job I liked, I met nice people, and I had (and fortunately continue to have) an amazing, patient, loving husband. Yet, I still felt a bit empty. I couldn’t find my people. You  ...

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