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Home Food: Dinner with The LocalsThis culinary cultural association arranges scrumptious, authentic meals in local Italian homes. Read about our dinner in Florence and how you can enjoy the unique Home Food experience. PLUS: Italian Pear Cake Recipe
Visit Europe's First Public Library in Cesena
Exploring Malatestiana Library is made even more remarkable when you learn that despite wars and natural disasters, the building, furnishings and manuscripts have all remained virtually untouched since the structure was built in the middle of the 15th century. PLUS: Other Noteworthy Italian Libraries
News, Tips, Deals and EventsSala Blu Offers Assistance in Italy's Train Stations; A Rare Visit to the Swiss Guards Armory at the Vatican; Take A Mosaics Class in Rome
New Resort in Puglia
This incredible borgo offers a seaside location complete with luxury villas and a golf course as well as Pugliese cuisine and hospitality.