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By Italia Travel & Life On Thursday, March 4th, 2021
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The new issue of Italia! is out now!

Issue 190 On Sale now! The new issue of Italia! magazine is packed with vibrant features to inspire your armchair travels and your plans for the future. The new issue of Italia! magazine is packed with vibrant features More...

Mushroom tart
By Italia Travel & Life On Tuesday, March 2nd, 2021
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Cook Italia!: Mushroom tart recipe

Torta salata con funghi MAKES: One 24cm tart PREPARATION: 10 minutes COOKING: 1 hour Ingredients: • 300g chestnut or button mushrooms • 30g dried porcini mushrooms • a few tbsp of olive oil • knob of unsalted More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Tuesday, March 2nd, 2021
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Ten reasons to visit Brescia

Located between Milan and Lake Garda, Brescia is often overlooked by the more cursory travel journals. Valentina Nicastro gives us ten good reasons to visit the ‘Lioness of Italy’… Photos by Valentina Nicastro More...

Exterior of the Arena Chapel in Padua
By Italia Travel & Life On Tuesday, March 2nd, 2021
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Discover the beauty and history of the Scrovegni Chapel

If thou lend money to any of my people that is poor by thee, thou shalt not be to him as an usurer (Exodus 22:25) Photos by Patricia Gartman unless otherwise stated Exterior of the Arena Chapel in Padua   FAST More...

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By Italia Travel & Life On Tuesday, February 16th, 2021
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The initiative to help combat ‘zero tourism’

Molise Landscape ©iStock-GettyImages   A small commune in Molise received more than 8,000 applications after announcing an offer of free holidays. The village of San Giovanni in Galdo began a campaign called More...

Exploring Venice
By Italia Travel & Life On Tuesday, February 16th, 2021
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Visiting Venice post lockdown

Venetian Sara Scarpa takes a look at the city’s cultural re-emergence after the long Covid-19 lockdown and considers what the future holds… Photos by Sara Scarpa unless otherwise stated Exploring Venice   Stopping More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Tuesday, February 16th, 2021
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Pappardelle with duck ragù

Pappardelle con ragù di anatra. Discover this dish from Pappardelle, the classic fresh egg pasta of the region. This is often served with a rich, slow-cooked sauce – often made from wild duck, hare or boar, reflecting More...

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By Italia Travel & Life On Tuesday, February 16th, 2021
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Ten reasons to visit Vigevano

Valentina Nicastro introduces us to the highlights of this città ideale of the Renaissance… Photos by Valentina Nicastro unless otherwise stated As a kid growing up in a small town in northern Italy, I couldn’t More...

Activity pack
By Italia Travel & Life On Tuesday, February 9th, 2021
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Lockdown life: stay entertained with Italia!

As we’re well into lockdown three here in Britain, it can be tricky finding new ways to entertain ourselves, especially with the weather being so cold outside. Well, not to worry, Italia! has got you covered. Whether More...

Rod Dudley balcony
By Italia Travel & Life On Monday, February 8th, 2021
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Rod Dudley: insights into the famous sculptor’s studio and life

Internationally renowned sculptor Rod Dudley is Australian, but the heart of his art is in Besozzo on Lake Maggiore. Lifelong friend Rosalind Milani Gallieni pays him a visit… Photos by Rosalind Milani Gallieni More...