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Slow life, slow food, and heavenly pleasures

In this week’s #NIAFblog, our guest blogger, Jenifer Landor – founder of Live and Learn Italian – offers a fascinating look into the culture and traditions of small Italian towns in the Apennine hills.   A large rotating vat  – which looks almost like a … Continue reading

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Costumes, confetti, and chiacchiere, oh my!

Carnevale in Italy By Danielle DeSimone Every year, before the austerity and penance of Lent, Italy – and, specifically, Venice – comes alive in bursts of colors, costumes, and chiacchiere. This annual festival of Carnevale, known in other parts of … Continue reading

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Un Minuto con…

By Rosario Mariani, http://www.europebychoice.com The Italian “confetti” are almonds with a hard sugar coating and the town of Sulmona is its capital.  Confetti are traditionally given to friends and family during great occasions such as weddings (white confetti), birth (blue … Continue reading

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