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Drink Recipe: Negroni Sbagliato (October/November 2022)

This article originally appeared in the October/November 2022 issue of Dream of Italy The classic Negroni was invented in 1919 by Count Camillo Negroni in Florence with gin as its main ingredient. The Negroni Sbagliato or “wrong” Negroni was invented at Milan’s Bar Basso in Milan in the late 1960s or early 1970s when barman Mirko Stocchetto accidently put Prosecco …

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Dream Day in Italy: Aquileia in Friuli-Venezia Giulia (October/November 2022)

This article originally appeared in the October/November 2022 issue of Dream of Italy. The region of Friuli-Venezia Giulia ranks 15th out of 20 Italian regions for tourism. This northern region provides a chance to re-establishing a sense of discovery in a country plagued by overtourism. To that end, meet Aquileia.  “Where?” Exactly. Aquileia, 32 miles northwest of Trieste, is home to …

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How to Plan an Extended Stay or Sabbatical in Italy (October/November 2022)

This article originally appeared in the October/November 2022 issue of Dream of Italy. An extended stay in Italy leaves room for magic to happen. With time to wander, Italy undoubtedly will amaze you and reveal parts of itself you never could have imagined. Of course, some planning is inescapable for an extended stay abroad, but we encourage you to leave …

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Sabbatical Spotlight: The Henzes Adventure Around the Italian Boot (October/November 2022)

This article originally appeared in the October/November 2022 issue of Dream of Italy. “If you come to a new country with an unreserved curiosity, things happen that you simply cannot plan and that make the experience even more worthwhile and rewarding,” Gregor Henze shares.  Gregor and Martha Henze of Boulder, CO found themselves enthralled by episodes of Dream of Italy while …

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Resources and Ideas: Adult Study Abroad and More (October/November 2022)

This article originally appeared in the October/November 2022 issue of Dream of Italy. If it seems daunting to pack up your life and move to Italy for an extended stay: Tranquilli! There are many resources to help make your dream a reality. If detailed planning isn’t your thing, turn to one of the companies, including a prestigious university, that are offering …

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Editor’s Note: October/November 2022 Dream of Italy Issue

This Editor’s Note originally appeared in the October/November 2022 issue of Dream of Italy. Members receive access to more than 180 back issues—if you’re not a member, join here.  For the past year I’ve been hearing so many people talking about their desire to spend more time in Italy and to have that time be much more than a vacation. This post-Covid …

Umbria: A Visit to Poggio Belvedere by Vero (October/November 2022)

This article originally appeared in the October/November 2022 issue of Dream of Italy.  It was the photos of Poggio Belvedere on Instagram (@vero_in_Italy), especially of its dreamy pool and vistas, that made me put it on my itinerary this summer. The apartments too looked so airy and welcoming. It had been a while since I had visited Umbria. After an initial crazy …

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Nominate Your Favorite Italian Vacation Rentals

When my friend Madonna Finney (yes, that’s her name, combining my two favorite things – including the name of my dog Finney) and her husband shared a link to the Airbnb in Florence where they stayed this fall, I thought to myself, my gosh there are so many great vacation rentals in Italy that I don’t know about!! So now I am on a quest, …