Tag Archives: Forlì

Exploring Forlì today and its architectural past

What do 3 green rats, Benito Mussolini, Ferrari and the ancient Romans have in common? Clearly at least 3 of them are Italian, but other than that it’s a pretty eclectic list, isn’t it? Unless, that is, you’ve been to … Continue reading

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What’s On in Italy in March

In the ancient Roman calendar March, or Martius, marked the end of winter and start of spring. Named after Mars, the god of war and legendary father of Rome’s founders Romulus and Remus, March signaled the beginning of the farming … Continue reading

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Top 6 reasons to visit Forlì, Emilia-Romagna

Forlì, pronounced For-LEE, may not be a name that you’re immediately familiar with, but if you’re visiting central Italy’s Emilia-Romagna region its one to add to your list, especially if you’re an art or architecture lover. Known in Italy for … Continue reading

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2015 in photos and a big thank you!

Italy is a beautiful country, we all know that, so to close the year I thought I’d offer you my favourite photos from the last 365 days as a little reminder of some of the wonderful places we’ve visited together … Continue reading

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8 fascinating facts about Christmas in Italy

Every country has its own Christmas traditions. If you’re British, like me, you’re probably elbow-deep in card-writing, tinsel and fir tree needles by now….and the cat is probably eying up the tree! If you’re Australian, maybe you’re getting the BBQ … Continue reading

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