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La Vita Bella

This piece is dedicated to the late Maria (pictured), the heart and soul of Civita di Bagnoregio. A modern footbridge is all that connects the sleepy island in the mist to...

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The Eiffel Tower When She Glitters

There sat steak and custard alongside bottles of soda and cups of coffee. And, of course the customary dish of snails that looked like little hills all grouped together in a lake of garlic. The white...

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A Memory That Will Take Me Back

More than seven hundred years have passed since Marco Polo roamed the narrow allies of this famous city. As I sit on the small, second floor, restaurant balcony of my hotel and look over the beautiful...

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Pins on a Map: A Family’s Yearlong Journey Around the World

Pick up this charming memoir by David Boesch and join his family of five on their enlightening one-year, 6-continent, 17-country journey.   The kids (ages 7, 10 and 13) helped select...

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Chow Italia – Healthy Chicken and Pasta in the Italian Style

If you are dreading taking the kids to Italy and being forced to eat spaghetti with butter every day, never fear!  Picky eaters can be taught to appreciate even the most exotic of funghi...

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10 Tips For Planning A European Vacation

Congratulations! Your family is heading out of the country for the next family vacation. You may have waited years for this moment to arrive, patiently watching the kids grow old enough to appreciate a...

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Star Trekking: Jersey Shore Cast Heads to Italy

The cast of MTV’s hit reality television show, The Jersey Shore, is set to film the fourth season overseas, in Italy, the network announced last week.In statement to the press,...

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Venice, Italy With Teens In Tow

This family of four hit the high spots of Italy with their teens, and especially relished every moment of Venice where they used the waterways to explore and shop. Italy. Just mention that you are going...

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EATALY Transports New Yorkers to Italia

If you like Italian food, you will find plenty to like in the 50,000-square-foot food mall and eatery EATALY. Opened recently by uber chefs Mario Batali and Joe Bastianich, the food...

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Custom Itinerary – A Trip to France and Italy

Q - Alfred P. of Shanghai, China writes: My wife and I and our 2 daughters (ages 8 and 15) are trying to plan a trip to France and Italy. For lodging, we would consider a hotel, or a home exchange, but...

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