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The Five Flavors of Italy

When you think of Italy, what are some of the flavors that come to mind? Tomato sauce? Wine grapes? Olive oil? The Italian food culture is so far embedded into the roots of its history it is often a source of pride among its people. Family recipes passed down from grandmother to mother to daughter held close to the heart of the community. Here you will find the five flavors of Italy as seen by me a San Franciscan living...

How to Order Italian Coffee in Italy

Italian Coffee: How to Order in Italy

Do you love coffee? Like you can’t start your day, right without your cup of Jo? And if you are sans that cup of coffee then your whole day is thrown off track? Well, if you’re in Italy then you’re among like-minded people.  We all know caffeine gives the body a good start to the day and helps our minds and body become alert and energized. Which is why this is the perfect morning beverage to wash away the sleep...

Calcio Storico: Historical Florentine Football

Did you know that soccer, better known throughout the world as football, was born in Florence? But this isn’t just an average football game. This summer I went to the wildest sport that exists today. My friends had told me it would a really violent and bloody game and man were they right! Calcio Storico is the modern day gladiator sport with men battling on a battlefield while playing football. At the game, you will see men knocking each other...

Travel Companions: Traveling Abroad with Pets

The links in this post contain affiliate links and I will receive a small commission if you make a purchase after clicking on my link. Note that this article is specifically for domesticated pets (dogs, cats, and ferrets) entering the European Union. For other traveling animals and different destinations, you can check www.aphis.usda.gov for more information. Traveling with pets to a new country can be stressful. There is a lot to remember and you want to do everything you can...

Croatia: Road Trip to the Krka Waterfalls

Krka Waterfalls! This is a must see if you go Croatia. The Krka Waterfalls are located directly between Zadar and Split. Which makes the falls a great stop if you are in the area. It’s the perfect place to hang out and cool off in the hot summer months that Croatia is known for. Croatia can get hot! While I was there the heat reached well over 40 degrees Celcius (100-degrees Fahrenheit). And if you’re like me, who prefers to...