Experiencing Calici di Stelle in Castiglione di Sicilia

I’ve always been a sucker for quaint, charming Italian towns and Castiglione has to be one of my favorite. We visited it in 2012 on Notte di San Lorenzo – otherwise known as the festival of Calici di Stelle – literal translation “Goblets of Stars” Perched on the top of a hill, Castiglione overlooks the southern shore of the Alcantara…
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10 things I’ve learned by dating an Italian

Discovering a new culture is an amazing travel experience, one that is even better when learned from the one you love. I’m sure many of us can relate to this if you have met someone while traveling or have married into a completely different culture than your own. My English culture is completely different to the Italian culture my partner…
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Italian Hand Gestures 101

Learn to speak with your hands like a true Italian The average Italian uses 250 every day. So would it be possible to have a conversation on holiday without knowing the language? Italian’s are famous for talking and expressing their feeling by using their hands. If you don’t speak Italian you can often understand the emotion of the conversation or…
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