Category Archives: Italy Memories

Tips and treasures from our travels.

“Chestnuts! Get Your Hot Chestnuts!”

“Or at least wake me up to ask to buy some chestnuts, ok?” Rome, Italy – November, 2012 

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My Kind of Pizza Delivery

Don’t you wish pizza was delivered this way?

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Gelato Memories in Pisa, Italy

Talk about some of the best gelato we have eaten so far in Italy…here is a view of the tasty treat in Pisa at La Bottega del Gelato. Located in Piazza Garibaldi, I truly believe this could become my new … Continue reading

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Galileo Ristorante in Pisa, Italy

For the best “fast food” lunch in Pisa, Italy, just make your way to this special place on via San Martino – Galileo Ristorante – for the daily fixed price 10 Euro lunch special.     Here’s how it works: Lunch includes water, … Continue reading

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Happy Holidays – Buon Natale – Feliz Navidad

From our family to you – Merry Christmas! Hope you get lots of great gifts, plenty of tasty food, and lots of time with your family and friends. Here’s Santa in Florence, Italy…too bad he washes away in the next … Continue reading

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Small And Learning It All – Italian Style

Hello, all you faithful followers – The link to this post was not working correctly earlier this week. This is just entirely too cute to pass you by, so here it is again. Hopefully, this will work for all of you … Continue reading

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Small and Learning It All – Italian Style!

While at Trattoria Roberto in Florence, Italy for dinner, we had the total pleasure of sitting next to Miriam’s table. At almost 2 years old, Miriam is learning to experience all there is to enjoy about her life in Italy. Out … Continue reading

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Florence, Italy 2012 Marathon

On the day after Thanksgiving each year, the city streets of Florence are closed to traffic, as almost 10,000 runners take to the streets for the annual Florence Marathon. It is truly a site to behold, as the crowds stand … Continue reading

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When It’s THIS Good, Why Go Anywhere Else?

Our friends are always curious, asking why we visit the same restaurants over and over and over again in Italy. Well, it’s hard to explain……..a lot of people only “travel” to Italy. We tend to think of ourselves as “repeat visitors … Continue reading

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Lola’s Italian Cousins and A Marathon

Of the many special things we enjoy during our vacation in Italy each November, one of our favorites is attending the Florence Marathon and cheering on the runners who are brave enough (and so fit!) to run that race. Having met several … Continue reading

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