Category Archives: Italy

The Birds and the Bees in Florence

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Written by Jenn We arrived in Firenze (pronounced fee-ren-zeh, which is Italian for Florence) during Settimana della Cultura. It was Italy’s 13th annual Culture Week (April 9-17), and the entire city was abuzz with heavy crowds of tourists everywhere. Every year, the country opens up … Continue reading

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Cinque Terre: The Five Lands on the Italian Riviera

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Written by Brian Cinque Terre is located in the North West corner of Italy, along the Ligurian Sea, which forms part of the Mediterranean Sea.  It is considered to be part of the Italian Riviera, which continues westward to join up to the … Continue reading

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Message in a Bottle on Lido Island

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By Peter of Wardrobe  We spent a week on Lido Island. Lido Island is a long island protecting Venice from the Adriatic sea. Unlike Venice, Lido has roads, cars and lots of bikes. The reason we stayed on Lido was because … Continue reading

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Colours of Burano

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Written by Jenn It was by chance that we arrived on the island of Burano. After a full day exploring Venice, we decided last minute to take the water bus headed to Burano instead of heading home to our hotel … Continue reading

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Country Report Italy

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Written by Susan My family and I spent a total of a little over a month in Italy. We spent 20 days in Rome during the Christmas Holidays. Then we spent 19 days in April visiting Milan, Venice, Balogna, Pisa, … Continue reading

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