Romantic Italian activities to celebrate Valentine’s Day.
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Tomato Sauce Ingredients: 1 onion (chopped) 2 cloves garlic (minced) 1 tbsp tomato puree 1 tin chopped tomatoes 200 g (7 oz) cherry tomatoes 1 tbsp sugar 1 tsp salt 1 tsp oregano Instructions: Lightly fry onions, garlic and cherry tomatoes until soft. Add tomato puree, chopped tomatoes, sugar, salt and oregano, and bring to [...]
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Travelling to the Amalfi Coast at the winter holidays affords you the chance to experience this popular resort community, as it authentically is – local, friendly and relaxed. This is the time to get to know Naples. The Galleria Umberto I displays a life-like pressepio that is characteristically Neapolitan and the Via San Gregoria Armeno [...]
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As the season eases into the browns and golds of winter a dreamy tranquility returns to Lake Como. In December you can wake to magical landscape of snow-dressed trees. Stunning from every angle. I suggest you head to the panoramic bow seats on a “traghetto” for a slow, scenic tour of Lake Como. Be sure [...]
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The Italians celebrate Easter the right way – by shutting down their businesses, shutting off their cell phones, and savoring wonderful food and even better company.
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Fed by the volcano Mount Amiata, the Fonteverde springs are rumored to cure skin disorders, muscle aches, and cardiovascular and respiratory ailments.
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Few vantage points are as enviable as the terrace at Villa Maria Serena with it’s unobstructed view of Lake Como’s fireworks spectacle.
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Get a locals’ look at the heart of Tuscany with Homebase Abroad’s Staying Local vacation package, a week-long itinerary designed to connect your group with authentic Italy.
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Italy’s charming, Old-World Christmas traditions and stunning winter beauty make it an unexpected and unparalleled vacation option for the holiday season.