Easter in Italy
General Info

Easter Sunday and Display of Traditions in Florence

Easter Church of Santi Apostoli The tradition of Easter Sunday in Florence starts at The Church of Santi Apostoli. This Romanesque-style church located in Piazza del Limbo, in central Florence. It is among the oldest church buildings in Florence. Legend has it that there is a cemetery underneath the cobblestones in the piazza where babies were buried. These babies died before they were baptized, hence the name of the piazza.   The Three Flints Three flints called, […]

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Easter Bread
Food, Recipes

Easter | Pretty Italian Bread to Make and Enjoy for Holiday

Easter Bread This Easter bread is so colorful with the whole colored eggs! There are several recipes on the internet for this special bread. You will have to decide for yourself if you want to hard boil and color the eggs ahead of time or, color them raw so that they cook at the same time the bread does. This is a personal preference. I prefer to hard boil ahead of time only because I […]

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Florence recommendation

Florence Restaurants

Florence Restaurant Recommendations   Trattoria Katti via Faenza, 31 r Florence, IT +39 055 219305        www.trattoriakattifirenze.com We have eaten here many, many times on our 2017 trip for both lunch and dinner. When you go, ask for Francesca. She speaks English pretty well and enjoys helping me with my Italian. LOVE that she made us feel so special.   La Mescita Fiaschetteria Via Degli Alfani 70R +39 347-795-1604 This place is only […]

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Haircut Breakthrough
General Info, Tips

Haircut Breakthrough | Getting Haircut in a Foreign Country

Haircut Breakthrough Getting a haircut in a foreign country might not seem like a big deal to some but, to me, I had to first get past the guilt as I am faithful to my hairstylist back in Arizona. But here I am, experiencing a bit of “flipping” which is annoying me right now. So of course I wouldn’t just be brave enough to enter any ol’ hair place in Florence; I’m not adventurous! So […]

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Pantheon, Rome, Italy
Places to Visit

The Pantheon in Rome

The Pantheon The Pantheon is a former Roman temple, now a church, located in Rome, Italy. Because the Pantheon was turned into a church, it was kept remarkably well preserved. There is no fee to enter and go back in time. The dome remains to this day, the single largest, unreinforced concrete dome in the entire world. It is about 142 feet in diameter.   Dome Facts One fact I came across, and did not know […]

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Italian Law - Dual Citizenship - ouritalianjourney.com
Dual Citizenship, Italy 411

Important Update on Italian Law | Dual Citizenship

Important Update on Italian Law Change Italian Law:  When you are applying for dual citizenship, to any country for that matter, there are things you must possess; patience! As you know, we applied and were approved for dual citizenship with Italy in November 2015. We are of course, still waiting for our Italian passports. We did just, however, find out about a change in the Italian law from our lawyer who has helped us through this […]

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