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Shopping -Italy

Shopping in Italy Shopping in Italy is fun whether you are going for groceries or clothing. Perhaps it is because we are not residents (yet) and that it is so different from malls or supermarkets in the United States.   This post contains affiliate links. When you click on a link, we receive a small percentage of an affiliate sale  without any cost to you. We use this commission to help keep this blog running. Thank you for […]

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6 must-see sites when visiting Siena, Italy for a day. ouritalianjourney.com
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A Day in Siena | 6 Things To Do

A Day in Siena, Italy Spend a day in Siena to experience this compact town. We enjoyed a full day in Siena back in 2012 and then during our 90-day stay in Florence in 2017, we decided to spend several nights in Siena; just to experience the town like a local. It is quaint and charming and a true Tuscan town. The main piazza is surrounded by restaurants and shops. Each small shop is packed with […]

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Italian Citizenship | Where Are We In The Process?

Italian Citizenship | Dual Citizenship The process of obtaining Italian citizenship varies for many. If applying in the United States, it truly depends on where you live. We just met someone who lives in Chicago, Illinois and he received his Italian passport within 4 months of visiting the Italian Consulate. Go figure!   This post contains affiliate links that help keep this website running. By purchasing through our links, we make a small commission at […]

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San Lorenzo
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San Lorenzo | Florence Largest and Oldest Church

San Lorenzo The Basilica di San Lorenzo is one of the largest and oldest churches in Florence. It is located at the center of the city’s main market district, and the burial place of all principal members of the Medici family from Cosimo il Vecchio to Cosimo III. San Lorenzo was also the parish church of the Medici family. It was the Medici family who paid for most of the art found inside. The rough exterior was to […]

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Montepulciano
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Montepulciano | Amazing Town in Tuscany Worth Visiting

Montepulciano When we approached Montepulciano I felt a bit of excitement. It is in fact, one of our favorite places for wine. Thanks to one of our readers Pamela, she corrected me and informed me by Facebook messenger after reading our post that Vino Nobile wine is a made from a Sangiovese clone grape called Prugnolo Gentile. She is absolutely correct and I would assume since she lives there she would know but I still […]

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The challenge is learning to live with less is very liberating. How we downsized and getting ready to move to Italy. ouritalianjourney.com
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The Challenge of Living With Less | It’s Liberating!

The Challenge of Living With Less | It’s Liberating! The challenge of living with less began two years ago when we sold our home. We have lived 28 years in Arizona and like most homeowners collected a lot of stuff. At the time, we thought we were leaving right away for Italy so we sold our car too!       Share this post with someone you know The Beginning (Short Version) Long story short […]

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