General Info, Italy

Revealing 10 Top Street Names Found in Italy

10 Top Street Names Found in Italy   It seems when traveling through Italy, Ilene and I often noticed the same street names in different cities. These names started to intrigue us and we began to wonder how popular indeed were these same names? So, does every town have a “Via Roma” even though the town isn’t in or near Rome?   This post contains affiliate links. Our Italian Journey will receive a small commission […]

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Italy, Tips, Travel

Top 13+ Things to do When Visiting Venice

Venice First of all, before we get into our top 13+ things to do in Venice, do you know that this ancient, beautiful and historically important city is located in the Adriatic Sea? Small islands (actually 118) connected by bridges create the city of Venice. Furthermore, it is the 11th largest city in Italy and, although has an extremely high tourist population, there are 270,884 permanent residents in this city. This post contains affiliate links […]

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Liebster Award 2018 nomination,
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Nominated for Liebster Award 2018 | Our Italian Journey

  Our Italian Journey has been nominated for the Liebster Award 2018!   We are so very excited and honored to have been nominated for our first blog award! Here we are in the middle of November and busy doing our final preparations for our 1-year adventure in Italy. We were in the middle of securing our second apartment for March 2019 and I noticed a message in my Facebook inbox. What was this, I […]

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almond lace cookies;
Food, Recipes

Simple Fab Almond Lace Cookies

Almond Lace Cookies Elegant and simple fab cookies that are so yummy – you’re batch will disappear before you know it! These can be served flat (as seen in the picture) or you can make them into a cylinder or cone shape immediately when you take them out of the oven. Not only are these cookies delicious, but they are also truly beautiful. Print Recipe Almond Lace Cookies Course: Dessert Servings: 30 cookies, approximately Ingredients4 tablespoons unsalted […]

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Dual Citizenship

Citizenship and Passports | Editor’s Pick of the Year

Received our Citizenship and Passports! We are so happy to have received our Italian citizenship and passports and can make our final plans for our one-year adventure to explore the parts of Italy we have yet to visit!   This post contains affiliate links that help keep this website running. By purchasing through our links, we make a small commission at no extra charge to you. Thank you for your support!   The Beginning This idea of […]

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What Happens on Halloween in Italy

What Happens on Halloween in Italy?? Ever wonder what happens on Halloween in Italy? There is a contradiction when it comes to Italy celebrating Halloween. Some say that this holiday is not celebrated in Italy due to the fact that Italy is a devoutly Catholic country and Halloween is a pagan festival. Some say Halloween is celebrated in February and It is called “Carnivale.” Carnivale is those two weeks right before Lent when Italians get […]

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