Discovering our world: Venice, Italy

Hello my dear readers, Have you ever been to Italy? If yes, I guess you did not miss Venice 🙂 and if not yet, remember that Venice is a must see city, at least once in a lifetime! For me there’s no other city in the world like it! Visiting Venice is truly an experience […]

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Discovering our world: Padua, Veneto, Italy

Hello my dear readers, How is your week going? August is almost over….can you imagine? Times really fly…make sure you don’t waste it 😉 As promised in my last post, today I’ll take you almost in my home backyard, let’s discover Padua. At the center of the Venetian lowland, between the lagoon, the hills and […]

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Discovering our world: Sicily, Italy

Hello my dear readers, I hope your week is awesome so far 🙂 Today let’s discover Sicily, the first Italian region that knew the tomato plant and one of the most beautiful and fascinating regions of Italy, rich in history, wonderful beaches and particularly suggestive natural landscapes, a dazzling blend of rolling hills, volcanic mountains, and coastal […]

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Discovering our world: Genoa, Italy

“Lying at the bottom of his gulf with the careless majesty of a queen … Genoa comes, so to speak, to meet the traveler” (A. Dumas, 1841). Hello my dear readers, I hope you are having a great week so far 🙂 As mentioned in my previous post, today I’ll take you to Liguria, to […]

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My travel bucket-list: The Amalfi Coast, Italy

The Amalfi Coast is a 50-kilometer stretch of coastline along the southern edge of Italy’s Sorrentine Peninsula, in the Campania region. It’s a popular holiday destination, a UNESCO-listed landscape, with steep cliffs and a rugged shoreline dotted with small beaches and pastel-colored fishing villages, precariously perched between mountains and the sea. The coastal road between the port […]

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Polpette al sugo

Polpette al sugo are well known as meatballs in tomato sauce and are a classic traditional dish called “piatto della nonna” (grandma’s dish) loved by adults and kids as well. Only a few ingredients but a very tasty meal. To make the meatballs you’ll need: lean ground beef breadcrumbs grated Parmesan cheese egg chopped parsley […]

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Parco Sigurtà, Italy

The Sigurtà Garden Park is a natural treasure and stretches along the Mincio River near the romantic village of Valeggio, only a few kilometers south of famous Lake Garda. In this corner of paradise that covers 600.000 square metres, centuries old woods and lawns provide waves of flowers season after season. An ideal place for […]

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Miramare Castle, Trieste, Italy

When I was little I loved to watch the movies of Princess Sissi, I was fascinated by her. When I moved to Italy, of course I needed to go and visit the castle were Empress Elisabeth of Austria and Queen of Hungary, nicknamed ‘Sisi’, stayed so many times. Elisabeth was obsessively concerned with maintaining her […]

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The Carnival of Venice

If you are planning a trip to Venice, go during the Carnival and immerse yourself in the world-famous festival. The carnival takes place every year in February, in the weeks leading up to Shrove Tuesday. The festival is about parades, concerts, markets, and of course the ornate Venetian masks. The extravagant Venice Carnival is a legacy that’s […]

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Saturday, Baby Octopus

From when we live in Singapore, I was not able to find the octopus or baby octopus at the supermarket, but finally these days I managed to find it online with delivery in the same day! Yes, thanks RedMart! I love to cook it in a simple way, just boiled in water for around 40 […]

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