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Pizza: Who Invented Pizza? Where’s it From? Answers to FAQs & History

On the origin of pizza - where does pizza come from? What's the history of pizza? We detail at length pizza's storied past, from Italy to the US.
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Italy History: A Quick Timeline of Italian Historical Events

A brief historical timeline of Italy, including important dates and events from Italy's past. Get an overview of Italian history in no time.
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Italian Holidays: Important Events & Days Off for Italy

In this brief post, we list the most popular Italian holidays, events, and days off so that you can better understand Italy.
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Vintner’s Bush: One of the Oldest European Traditions

Vintner’s Bush has many forms and can be found in almost all European countries; it is one of the oldest traditions in Europe.
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Spending Time in San Marino (Wisely & Almost for Free!)

San Marino, located in its namesake micronation, is often a day trip from Italy; spending time in San Marino can be done very economically in the right way.
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Ca Maria Adele in Venice, Italy: A Detailed Review of the Most Luxurious Hotel

Ca Maria Adele, in Venice, Italy, is simply the most gorgeous boutique hotel in the land. Here is my detailed review of these luxurious accommodations.
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Top 7 Things to do While in Venice, Italy

Here are some handy tips to new Venice visitors, from the perspective of a girl who went there and 'did it wrong' on her first time.
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A Hidden Gem: The Italian City of Bologna

A good introduction on what to see, try, and eat in the beautiful northern Italian city of Bologna, including popular attractions and events.
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3 Lesser-Known Things to Do in Rome on a Budget

Finished seeing the Colosseum and the Pantheon? Here are three lesser-known activities to do on your next time to Italy's largest city, Rome.
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Stepping on the Bull’s Balls in Milan

If you've been within the Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II in Milan, Italy, you likely have heard of the timeless curiosity that is the tradition of stepping on the bull's balls. Wanna know what that's all about?