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Recipe: Gnocchi di Verona with brown butter & parmesan (authentic & simple recipe)

Advertisement Gnocchi di Verona is both a typical and traditional dish of the Veronese gastronomy. And as a Tourist, you simply cannot visit Verona without enjoying and eating at least one portion of Gnocchi. Gnocchi, more or less pronounced like njoki [ˈɲɔkːi], is actually a super easy to make yet filling yet delicious dish. However, until recently I […]

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Where to buy Verona Card, the “all-inclusive card for Tourists” in Verona

Advertisement Verona Card is an awesome thing if you want to fully explore Verona. Most of the main sights are included, to others you will get a good reduction, and riding the local ATV-Buses is 100% free as well. VeronaCard is available for either 24 or 48 hours. And no matter when you buy the […]

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Must-See Art Museum in Verona: Achille Forti Modern Art Gallery / Galleria d’Arte Moderna Achille Forti

Advertisement My favourite art museum in Verona, among the ones I’ve visited, is Galleria d’Arte Moderna Achille Forti. Situated inside stunning Palazzo della Ragione, the entrance to the first-floor entrance of Achille Forti Modern Art Gallery is located in the south-east corner of Piazza dei Signori and can be reached from Piazza Erbe passing under […]

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Where to find Casa di Romeo in Verona, the House of Romeo of Romeo & Juliet

Advertisement Located in a narrow street just nearby the Arche Scaligere (Scaliger Tombs), not too far Casa di Giulietta you will find Casa di Romeo or Romeo’s House. Unlike Juliet’s House, Casa di Romeo is no huge tourist attraction. Granted, it seemed like there were three other tourists when I visited “his family’s home”, but […]

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Dessert speciality from Verona: Torta Russa di Verona

Advertisement When in Verona, you have to try and taste the local speciality Torta Russa di Verona. Every city or region has its own recipes, and that’s something truly wonderful. Torta Russa di Verona means “Russian cake from Verona”, and the origin of this recipe isn’t actually that old. One of the two hypothesis of […]

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Teatro Romano di Verona, the more than 2000-year-old ancient theatre right by the river

Advertisement Right by the Adige river, or Etsch, you will find the ancient Teatro Romano Verona. Built sometime at the end of the first century before Christ, this Theatre is even older than the way more famous Arena di Verona, an amphitheatre. It’s actually not that easy to find Teatro Romano Verona, simply as it’s […]

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Staying at Novo Hotel Rossi Verona near the Train Station

Advertisement Novo Hotel Rossi Verona is a nice 3-star hotel close to the Porta Nuova train station of Verona. Hotels in the districts close to main train stations are usually not a good place to stay, however, Novo Hotel Rossi Verona is located in sufficient distance to both noise and “weird people” hanging around the […]

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Where to park your car in Verona City Centre (near Arena di Verona)

Advertisement Parking a car in busy city centres can be quite a challenge. Especially in a lively and popular city such as Verona. As I was preferring a close location for parking in Verona City Centre, over having a free place to park my car, I chose Parcheggio Multipiano Cittadella Verona, an absolutely prime location […]

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Current Vegetarian Food Options at McDonalds Italy

Advertisement In the past, McDonald’s Italy used to have a vegetarian burger on their menu. Actually, their original McVeggie was my absolute favourite McDonald’s Burger worldwide. But as it was only a temporary offer to celebrate EXPO 2015 in Milan, they discontinued it at some point but had another meat-free option available. The “new” McVeggie […]

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A mandatory visit to Casa di Giulietta Verona

Advertisement Out of the Top 3 sights to see in Verona, Casa di Giulietta is definitely one of them. This renaissance building of the 14th century is nowadays a pilgrimage site for everyone enthusiastic about the novel Romeo & Juliet, maybe even for the ones unhappy in Love, or just for all tourists and visitors […]

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Verona Instagram Accounts to follow before visiting the romantic City

Advertisement Verona, the ultimate stomping ground for lovers and romantics. The history-filled City is not only the story base of William Shakespeare’s novel Romeo and Juliet, Verona is so much more. Verona also plays an important role in Art, as well as in the culinary scene. To prepare yourself for your Trip to Verona, and […]

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Fast Pizza in Verona near Arena di Verona

Advertisement La Conchiglia in Verona is a “fast pizza” restaurant just nearby the famous Arena di Verona. Located in the Citta Alta the restaurant for sure is targeted mainly on tourists, due to its convenient location. But it is also made by Pizza World Champion 2013, guaranteeing you more than just a good Pizza. I […]

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Recipe: Muffin Arance e Yogurt – Italian Sicilian orange and yogurt mini-cakes (muffins)

Advertisement Muffin Arance e Yogurt are perfect for those current warm spring days, homemade Muffins with the juice of Sicilian oranges and yoghurt. They are delicate, fluffy and taste absolutely pristine, and if you want you can even add some chocolate chips for an extra touch. The preparation is easy and within minutes you will […]

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How Easter in Italy is celebrated

Advertisement Italy is a religious nation, essentially following Christian believes. Of course, Easter in Italy is an important annually highlight to honour, among family and friends. But as often, the same traditions aren’t celebrated all over, with small variations from region to region. For example, lighting an Easter fire is tradition, with bonfires on the […]

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Palermo (Sicily)

Why you should visit Galleria d’Arte Moderna Palermo on the first Sunday of a month

Advertisement Established in 1910 the Modern Art Gallery Sant’Anna in Palermo is the cities major museum of modern art. Galleria d’Arte Moderna, short also known as GAM, is located in the historic centre of the city, in the quarter of Kalsa, in a complex consisting of the former Franciscan convent of the Church of Saint […]

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Mobility Palermo (Sicily)

Palermo Airport Bus Transfer to Palermo City Centre – my experience

Advertisement How do you get from Palermo Airport to the City Centre of Palermo? As the airport is situated roughly 35 km outside Palermo, and there is no train service available (at the moment), you have to rely on Transportation on wheels. You can choose from a Rental Car, Taxi, private Transfer (Chauffeur Service), or […]

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Food Palermo (Sicily)

What are Arancine – Trying Arancini in Palermo / Sicily for the first time

Advertisement After trying so many Arancini in Palermo I can definitely say, they are addicting! Arancini are a local dish in Sicily, with origins going back through the 10th century of when the island was under Arab rule. They are deep fried and stuffed rice balls, usually with a mixture of ragú (meat and tomato […]