50 Years In Italy

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50 Years In Italy
Happenings, special places, insider tips & knowledge from a veteran journalist, educator,author,guidebook writer living in Italy since 1965
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  • Where the locals eat-Da Mondino, Tarquinia 2 weeks ago  After a month at sea on Azamara Quest this summer, dining on the  wonderful food  cooked by the only other Italian on board, Chef Fabio from Sicily,  we were  completely spoiled and  not       interested in venturing out to any local restaurants. spaghetti con le vongole Symbol of...
  • Top Tourist Spots along the Adriatic 4 weeks ago During  a  series of cruises along the  Adriatic  coast  I was struck by  the beauty and booming tourism in towns of  former  Yugoslavia,  previously part of the great Venetian marine empire in the 12-18th centuries. "living room" of Hvar-the main piazza just like Italy..... pizza break...
  • Welcome to The Painted Palazzo and welcome back to 50yearsinItaly! 2 months ago As many of  you know, or perhaps suspected due to the  prolonged silence, my award-winning blog about lifestyle and happenings in  central Italy was hacked or blocked for over a year. Now the problem  seems to be resolved and I will be back with information about happenings,  travel tips and...
  • Food and Wine for Easter 1 year ago wine and food of Etruria Easter is only a few weeks away and  here in central Italy, in the province of Viterbo, people are already putting together guest lists and menus for  Easter lunch and, just as important, for  Pasquetta  or  Easter Monday, traditionally the first country outing of...
  • Living near Papal Palaces: Rome and Viterbo 1 year ago  Viterbo Duomo and Papal Palace (right), painting by Justin BradshawIn the 1960s and 70s  I  lived  in Rome  around the corner from the Vatican  and counted St. Peter’s Basilica as my parish church. Several extraordinary events  happened in those years: the  election and death  of two...

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16:02 PM February 08, 2014

Ciao! As you've been there for 50 years, perhaps I can pick your brain for a few minutes... My husband and I are looking for a small inexpensive home in the Viterbo province. We have begun communicating with Tecnocasa, and we will be there in a couple of weeks to view some properties. Can you recommend any other reliable estate agencies? Thanks for your time! Heather

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