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Piazza San Marco, Venice – the drawing room of Europe

Every so often, amongst the usual tourist chatter and polite requests for directions, I overhear a gem. A snippet of a conversation, a tidbit that makes me giggle. Or sometimes groan. Let me give you an example. One sultry afternoon, … Continue reading

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Italian 101 – How to say hello in Italian

September 26th is the European Day of Languages celebrating the rich diversity across Europe and promoting learning. And few countries have more dialects to celebrate than Italy where each town and village has its own particular language. So, as the … Continue reading

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