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Blogs about Italy – Travel Blogs and living in Italy as an Expat

The best Blogs about Italy. La Dolce Vita. Who doesn’t crave to spend a nice summer evening on some terrace overlooking the rowing hills of Tuscany or nearby the Mediterranean coastline, enjoying the setting sun and a delicious authentic Italian meal. Satisfying cravings about Italy can be easily done by reading Blogs about Italy. May it be about Travel Tips, the best places for apperitivio in a city, recommendations by locals or how to learn home cooked meals. Websites created by expats who fulfilled their dream about living in la Bella Italia, or locals who have been settled in Italy all their live. Find here below an overview of my favorite Websites and Blogs about Italy which I highly recommend to you.

List: my favorite Websites and Blogs about Italy

This list of Blogs about Italy is in alphabetical order, as I do not want to specially highlight any certain blogs, as I recommend all of them to you. Click on the name of the Blog at the beginning of each section, do be directly guided to the respective website.


Aglio, Olio e Peperoncino – a blog about Italian recipes, lifestyle & food culture by Eleonora Baldwin, born in the US but raised in Rome. She launched her Blog in 2009 but also publishes her article on a few other Blogs, such as Rome City Guide for Kids.

An American in Rome – Blog by Natalie from sunny California, who is an expat living in Rome for more than a decade, and works as a freelance writer. She also already launched an app called Discover Rome. If you are planning on becoming an Expat in beautiful Italy yourself, you can check out her practical expat information giving you loads of Information on Italian bureaucracy and what else to consider about a move to Italy.

ArtTrav – a Blog about Art, Travel and Life in Italy. Alexandra Korey is originally from Canada but lives in Florence. She works as a digital consultant, blogger and photographer as has amassed an amazing archive of 16 years of content about art, travel and life in Italy, start here to explore by areas: Florence, Tuscany, Rome, and the Rest of Italy on her website. She also occasionally writes about her auto-immune disease Ulcerative Colitis (UC) and how she lives with this gut-affecting illness in Italy.


Bagni di Lucca and Beyond – this Blog by Debra is now more than 10 years old. She writes about travel experiences, mostly in Italy. She is lucky enough to live 6 months a year in Italy, and the other 6 in sunny Brisbane, Australia.


ciao chow linda – Linda is US-American, used to live and work in NYC, as a journalist, but has roots from all over Italy. On her website she shares her love for Italian art, music, food and the country’s beautiful landscape.


Domenica Cooks – as the Blog title already suggests, its Domenica who is cooking. She is also the author of seven books on Italian cooking. She definitely knows what she’s talking about, so check out her Blog if you want to dive into the delicious world of Italian home cooking.


Elizabeth Minchilli – Elizabeth has a 30 year history in writing for publications such as Architectural Digest, World of Interiors, Art & Antiques and Bon Appetit. The main focus of her writing, also on her Blog which she started in 2009, is one thing, Italy and Italian Cuisine. She also offers hosted Food Tours, some together with her Daughter Sophie.

Emiko Davies – okay, I said I won’t call just one my favorite Websites and Blogs about Italy, but maybe I will… Emiko is an award-winning Australian-Japanese food writer, photographer and cookbook author based in Italy. On her Blog she does not only share recipes, but also writes about her life and living in Italy. I truly enjoy all her articles and have been a fan for years, and even bought her Florentine book. The quality of her pictures and video are both divine, as well as her dreamy recipes and stories that immediately transport you to sunny Tuscany.


Italian Notes – a personal blog on Italian food and travel – written by and for lovers of Italy and the Italian way of life. The main topics of the Blog are people & places in Italy, Food / Recipes and tips on where to go and what to see in Italy.

Italy on my Mind – Italy is on Paolas mind, whose family is Italian, but lives in Melbourne in Austria. She travels to Italy every year to explore the food and culture, visiting friends and spending time with her extended family. This Blog has just celebrated its 10th anniversary, carrying lots of food and cultural discoveries.


Juls’ Kitchen – an Italian language blog about Italian recipes with an English version, click here to reach the international version. If you like traditional, seasonal food, the Tuscan countryside and a genuine approach to life, you will more than enjoy this Blog.


Katie Parla – is the website of a a Rome-based New York Times bestselling cookbook author, food and beverage journalist, culinary guide, educator, and Emmy-nominated television host. She has written, edited, or contributed to more than 30 books and co-hosts Gola, a podcast about Italian food culture, with Dr. Danielle Callegari. You should check other website for Recipes and Roman Restaurant Reviews.


La Bella Sorella – Paula resides in Northern California and loves to travel to Italy regularly with her family. She shares her discoveries, especially food-wise, on her blog since 2014.

La Tavola Marche – a food blog and website for an inn and cooking school located in the region of Marche, Italy. Slow Food and organic agriculture is the motto for Ashley & Jason Bartner, who moved from New York in the US to Marche Region in Italy more than a decade ago.


Memorie di Angelina – Frank is the author of Memorie di Angelina, a digital Italian cookbook, which he founded back in 2009. In memory of his Italian grandmother, who originated from a small hilltop town in the Campania region. You can find authentic Italian recipes on his blog, alongside excellent food photography.


PaniniGirl – PaniniGirl is leading small “food focused” group tours to Italy, and mainly shares Recipes and food-related discoveries.


Two Parts Italy – a blog that was once started by two, in 2017, but is ever since maintained by just one, Joanne. The blog features passion for travel, adventure, and all things Italian. Joanne lives in Tuscany and shares bits into her “living in Italy” life regularly on the blog.


Italy Travel Guide by italophile Travel Blog Joy Della Vita

It you want to learn more about my favorite Country, Italy, I can recommend the Travel Guides for the following Cities: Bergamo, Bologna, Brixen, Como (Lake Como), Genoa | Genova, Florence | FirenzeImola, Luino, Meran / Merano, Milan | Milano, Montaione, Naples | Napoli, Palermo (Sicily), Pisa, Pompeii | Pompei, Portofino, Rapallo, Riccione, Rimini, Rome | Roma, San Bartolomeo al Mare, Trieste, Venice | Venezia, Verona, Voghera

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