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St.Jean Cap Ferrat, and the beautiful Rothschild Gardens

Easter comes and goes leaving a good amount of chocolate in its wake. All the zii (which means aunts and uncles) have gone back home, leaving us to enjoy a week with Grandma Angie. We do what we never have … Continue reading

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Easter and family..lot’s and lot’s of family

After more than 10 years of living in Italy I know what to expect on holidays, especially holidays like Easter or Christmas:  lot’s and lot’s of family. (ahem, my husbands’ that is) Like every Easter we pack up our car … Continue reading

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Winter getaways in Northern Italy: the great Dolomite Mountains

  Although I have been here before it continues to amaze me the breath-taking beauty of the Dolomites. After an entire year dedicated to the our new home, I left Milan knowing that all the pieces were in place and … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas!!!

I spent my  pre – Christmas on Lake Como. In Cernobbio to be exact, and it was absolutely beautiful. I didn’t have enough time to take pictures of all the beautiful Christmas windows they had to see however, I found … Continue reading

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Weekends away: The Monferrato countryside in Northern Italy

This past weekend we headed to the beautiful countryside in Northern Italy known as ‘Monferrato’. This incredible area with its rolling hills and never-ending rows of vineyards is just as famous for it’s red wines as it is for the … Continue reading

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