Being an Expat in my own Country: What my Stay in Ultental Taught Me

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Rice in Italy: Historical Background, Recipes to Try and What Kinds of Rice to Use for Risotto

Rice is not something considered especially “Italian”, but it surely has an interesting story within the country that was able to valorise it through the art of “risotto”. Let’s discover some interesting facts about rice in Italy and some mouthwatering recipes!

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Bolzano, South Tyrol: City Centre and 2 Walking Tours to do in Italy’s Most Livable City

Bolzano, capital of the Autonomous Province of South Tyrol, always ranks on top of the chart of the “most liveable cities in Italy” and it’s mostly known for the Christmas Market and Ötzi-the Iceman. But there’s more than that. Bolzano is a city literally split between its Italian and German soul and often misunderstood within its own country. Want to learn more about its history and discover what there is to visit? Keep reading!

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Italian Cappuccino and the 11 am Rule: the Ultimate Truth

Everywhere you look on the Internet, you’ll find the supposed holy commandment of the Italian coffee culture: never drink cappuccino after 11 am. But is there such a rule in real life or is it just a slogan born on the Internet where messages must be concise and catchy? The truth, as always, is in between.

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Romance in Italy: Montagna Spaccata and the Legend of a Doomed Love

It’s February, the month of love, and Kristie, Kelly and Jasmine encouraged us to write about “Romance in Italy”. I will join the Dolcevitabloggers Linkup by sharing a legend born in my territory that involves two star-crossed lovers and a mountain literally cut in half. Welcome to the realm of the Montagna Spaccata.

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