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Happy 150th Birthday Italy!

Happy 150th Birthday Italy! March 17, 2011 | Events | Read More
This year March 17th is a national holiday celebrating the 150th anniversary of the Unification of Italy in 1861. Happy birthday to Unified Italy! The 17th will be a bank holiday and since it falls on a Thursday may turn into a “ponte” – or long weekend – for many Italians. With...

Getting Ready for the Regatta!

Getting Ready for the Regatta! February 21, 2011 | Events | Read More
Every summer the town of Amalfi competes in the Regata Storica delle Repubbliche Marinare, an annual boat race with teams from Venice, Pisa and Genoa. Along with Amalfi, these cities represent the four historic sea republics of Italy in the Middle Ages. Last year the race took place in Genoa and the...

Cioccolato Andrea Pansa – Amalfi

Cioccolato Andrea Pansa – Amalfi February 13, 2011 | Food | Read More
What better day than Valentine’s Day to tell you about the Ciccolato Andrea Pansa chocolate shop in Amalfi? If you’ve been in Amalfi’s lively Piazza Duomo, then you’ve likely spotted the Pasticceria and Café Andrea Pansa, which has been a fixture in the town’s piazza life...

Early Spring Beach Day in Amalfi

Early Spring Beach Day in Amalfi February 10, 2011 | Things to Do | Read More
The water in Amalfi is beautiful throughout the year, but for me it always seems the clearest and most tempting in the early spring. Last weekend was splendid weather, warm enough even to have a sandwich outdoors and spend a few hours at the beach in Amalfi! The water temperature is only around 14°C...