Posts Tagged ‘Italy’

Lost Girl of the Week: Sarah Rowland

Lost Girl of the Week: Sarah Rowland
This week’s lost girl, Sarah Rowland, took an unfortunate situation as an opportunity to see the world. A graduate from the University of Alabama, She is always eager to plan her next adventure. Read more about Sarah and her travels on her blog, wild at heart. ***** “The test of an adventure...
January 25th, 2012 | Lost Girl of the Week | Read More

A Taste of Italy

By Jessica Slizewski Italian cuisine is world famous not only as delicious food but as a window into the culture of Italy. In spending a day making ravioli with my grandmother, I found that the process reflected the strong family culture, the hardworking spirit, and the patience of the Italian spirit....
November 4th, 2011 | Food & Wine, Italy | Read More

Secrets of Rome: Knights of Malta Keyhole

Secrets of Rome: Knights of Malta Keyhole
By Holly McMahon Special to Lost Girls Throughout the year, tourists plod through the streets of Rome, checking historic sites off their lists, unknowingly missing one of the most unique and mysterious spots, the Knights of Malta keyhole. The keyhole, one of the ancient city’s best-kept secrets, lies...
October 13th, 2011 | Cultural Travel, Italy | Read More

Torino Travel Guide: A Budget-Friendly Weekend in Torino, Italy

Torino Travel Guide: A Budget-Friendly Weekend in Torino, Italy
City Overview Torino is one of Italy’s well-kept secrets. When I first heard about the city, I automatically thought of the 2006 Winter Olympics and that’s about it. However, Torino has so much more to offer, although it is a small city that can be seen in a weekend. Torino was actually the first...
June 10th, 2011 | City Travel, Italy, Travel Guides - Country Guides | Read More

Plan Your Perfect Italian Vacation: Part 2

Plan Your Perfect Italian Vacation: Part 2
By Briana Palma LG Contributor Italy offers experiences for many different types of travelers. Check out Part 1 of this planning special for trip ideas for both hopeless romantics and thrill-seekers. Epicure People around the world imitate Italy’s cuisine, but natives claim that foreign versions rarely...
February 23rd, 2011 | Extras, Planning | Read More

A Culinary Tour of New York City – Best International Cuisine

A Culinary Tour of New York City – Best International Cuisine
By Kayleigh Minicozzi LG Contributor New York City, historic destination for huddled masses seeking refuge, earned the nickname “the melting pot” because of its vast ethic, religious and all around diversity. With more than 170 languages spoken between the peak of Wakefield in the Bronx, to the tip...
February 16th, 2011 | Food & Wine | Read More

Plan Your Perfect Italian Vacation: Part I

By Briana Palma LG Contributor Travel means different things to different people. Some envision beach days and spa visits, while others imagine volunteering on a farm or in an impoverished nation. No matter what kind of traveler you are, though, you’re likely to find options in Italy. One of the world’s...
February 9th, 2011 | Adventure Travel, Couples Travel, Italy | Read More

Required Reading for your Italian Vacation: 4 Not-to-Miss Books

Required Reading for your Italian Vacation: 4 Not-to-Miss Books
By Briana Palma LG Contributor Over the years, Italian culture and food have seamlessly integrated with the American experience. Many cities across the U.S. even boast a Little Italy area that plays off the Mediterranean country’s magic, responsible for attracting more than 40 million international...
January 26th, 2011 | Travel Books & Movies | Read More

Italy Travel Guide—Tips for Traveling to Italy

Italy Travel Guide—Tips for Traveling to Italy
By Jenny Avallon LG Guides Editor Country overview La dolce vita. Italians believe in “the good life,” and any vacation here is contingent upon getting swept up in the beauty of the country and its people. From the narrow alleyways of Venice to the cobblestone piazzas in Rome to the shorelines...
January 24th, 2011 | Country Guides, Italy, Planning, Tours & Attractions | Read More

Cooking Up a Cultural Experience: Learning to Make Pizza in Italy

Cooking Up a Cultural Experience: Learning to Make Pizza in Italy
By Briana Palma LG Contributor Anyone who spends time in Italy naturally transforms into a buona forchetta – a good, hearty eater. By the end of a stay, long or short, one will also have learned to perform la scarpetta, swishing a piece of bread over the last drops of an exquisite meal. These are...
November 3rd, 2010 | Food & Wine, Italy | Read More