The ItalyMammaMia Blog shares with you all that I love about Italy.
Join me, Maria and my family too, in discovering the wonderful places, restaurants, villages and even recipes of my Italy.
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Then begin exploring below...
Waves wash across Venice in scenes not seen for 50 years. Watch the video for more...
City of bicycles, City of canals, City of medieval wonders. Padova is all of this and much more.
Padua Italy, known as Padova in Italian, has to be one of the loveliest of all Italian cities. There is so much to see and do here and it is a city that so many fall hopelessly in love with... I certainly did.
Shopping in Venice is wonderful but you can get lost in a maze of souvenir shops. You'll avoid that if you know where to go. Discover the best places to shop - from markets to designer stores.
Planning a Christmas in Italy? I have everything you need - advice on Italian Christmas traditions, insider tips, weather, great value accommodation picks and a guide to the best restaurants.
These 6 places to see near Venice are awesome. If you're visiting Venice don't miss out on seeing them.
A guide to the climate in Venice Italy, advice on the best time to visit Venice and when not to visit, detailed weather forecasts and much more.
Venice is not only the Bridge of Sighs and St Marks Square. There is a whole lot more to this great city. Join me, Maria, exploring the Venetian wonders few ever discover.
Need a tiramisu recipe? You won't find any better than this one - it is 100% authentic Italian.
Ever experienced a summer in Italy? Well, we've a way that you can bring the sunshine and happiness of an Italian summer home with you.
These are the 5 Best Cities in Italy. Cities of ancient mystery where medieval history and vibrant avenues of excited Armani clad Italians meet.
South of Rome we go, taking you on a journey discovering the very best Southern Italian destinations. You may know of some of them but others I am sure you have never heard of.
In many ways it is in Bari that the heart and soul of Puglia is to be found. Bari is real, Bari is vibrant and Bari is enchanting. Spend more than a few days here and you'll likely fall in love with its addictive blend of old and new.
Need a push to get going? Here are 12 Reasons to Move to Italy now and start living your life the dolce vita way.
Getting lost in Venice is the best way to discover the amazing secrets and soul of this city. These amazing photos were all captured down the secret alleys and forgotten canals...
Demands right to take selfies in docked gondola. Doesn't want to pay for a ride though.
They call it the secret season. A time when Venice returns to the mystical and magical city it has been for centuries. A time when there are more Venetians than tourists. This is winter in Venice.
Which are the best three and four star hotels in Venice Italy? These are my picks. P.S. I include only hotels which I can recommend with confidence - you won't find any long lists like on other big sites - these are personal, genuine recommendations.
Venice vacation rentals, the best way to really live the city & feel like a local. I love going to the outdoor market, coming home laden with local produce & great wine to cook up a pasta dish.
The Veneto and Venice Food and Recipe guide focuses on the great cuisine of this Italian region. We also share recipes and stories from elsewhere in Italy too: you simply have to try our Cannoli recipe.
Which is the best of all the luxury hotels in Venice Italy? Read my insider’s guide and discover the answer. Awaiting you are not only the five best Venetian luxury hotels but...
Veneto Italy is full of secrets, a place of great natural beauty, ancient medieval villages and two of the greatest cities on earth. Discover one of Italy's most beautiful regions...
There's so much to see in Venice Italy that you can become overwhelmed. Before you despair, here is the list of the 6 sights you absolutely must see and everything you need to know about them.
Ever considered visiting Venice Italy? Here is the final temptation you need. Tell me you don't want to pack after seeing this!
All you need to know about flights to Venice Italy and an insider guide to the beautiful cities of Venice and Verona. However you get here make sure you do. Everyone should see Venice and Verona.
Looking for a flight to Venice or Verona? Our guide is essential reading. From anywhere in Europe or the USA we have your best options.
The best of Venice - 6 experiences you simply must have if you are visiting Venice. Here is the list...
Even when far away from Italy there are 15 things that are typically Italian, reminding me of Italy whenever I encounter them. They make me long to return and some of them even reduce me to tears.
When the crowds of Venice start getting on your nerves and your mood turns grey that's when you need to color your life bright... with a little Burano.
Soave dates back to Roman times, one of the best preserved medieval villages in Italy with a towering castle, ancient city walls and vineyard covered hills. A magical village to enchant...
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