Spello is one of the most beautiful towns in Italy. The flower balconies and streets are a photographers dream. Corpus Domini, https://www.ouritalianjourney.com/spello-one-of-the-most-beautiful-towns-in-italy
Italy, One-Year Adventure, Travel

Spello | One of the Most Beautiful Towns in Italy

Spello While staying in Foligno, Gary and I hopped on the train for a 5-minute ride to Spello. It was a whoppin’ €2,20 round trip per person. “We can afford to go twice,” I said to Gary – – and we did! Spello is one of the most beautiful towns in Italy; ask anyone. As I mentioned, it is a fast train ride from Foligno and about (18.5 miles) or 30km south from Perugia, the […]

Continue Reading

The Bardini Garden in Florence, Italy is a hidden gem with beautiful panoramic views of the city. ouritalianjourney.com; https://ouritalianjourney.com/the-bardini-garden-panoramic-views-of-florence
Italy, One-Year Adventure, Travel

The Bardini Garden & Panoramic Views of Florence

The Beautiful Bardini Garden   You can find the Bardini Gardens along the Arno River and by the Ponte alle Grazi. Just up the street is the entrance to a beautiful, not as well known garden in Florence with spectacular views of the city. On previous trips, we visited the Boboli Gardens several times which is located behind the Pitti Palace; but the Bardini Gardens is a hidden treasure.   This post contains affiliate links. […]

Continue Reading

Wooden doors of Rome, Italy; ouritalianjourney.com
General Info, Italy

Obsession and Love | Wooden Doors | Rome

Wooden Doors | Rome What is it about the wood doors of Italy that pulls on my heart? Rome’s wooden doors are no different than most Italian cities. In the city center, it looks like many have been replaced from years of sun, rain, and everyday use. When you get outside the center to some of the smaller neighborhoods, that is where you find the more charming doors. Waiting for me to snap their photograph! […]

Continue Reading

The Bandierai of the Uffizi in Florence, Italy, the throwing of the flag, event, ouritalianjourney.com, https://ouritalianjourney.com/bandierai-uffizi-florence
Italy, One-Year Adventure

The Bandierai of the Uffizi | Florence, Italy

The Bandierai of the Uffizi – Flag Throwing!   Gary and I actually got to see The Bandierai of the Uffizi throwing of the flags when we were in Florence this May. We arrived in Florence at the end of April and there is a fantastic publication, The Florentine which is published each month in English. We went to the Information Office, forgetting that the published copy doesn’t get released until the first Thursday of […]

Continue Reading

Grocery Shopping in Italy, what you need to know, https://ouritalianjourney.com/grocery-shopping-italy
Food, General Info, Italy

Grocery Shopping in Italy

Grocery Shopping in Italy   Gary and I enjoy grocery shopping in Italy as it is truly an event all its own. There are rules to be followed or you might get the “evil eye” from some fellow shoppers and perhaps the employees too. We try very hard to comply with the unwritten rules.   This post contains affiliate links. Our Italian Journey will receive a small commission from purchases made through links at no […]

Continue Reading