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Italian Trains by Jessica Spiegel

Italy Explained: Italian Trains by Jessica Spiegel

If you’ll be traveling to Italy and there’s even a remote possibility you’ll be riding the rails, load Italy Explained: Italian Trains by Jessica Spiegel onto your device of choice. Now.

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the gardens of venice and the veneto

The Gardens of Venice and the Veneto by Jennie Condie & Alex Ramsay

I can’t recommend this highly enough for anyone who loves Italy, Venice, gardens, or photography.

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The French House

The French House by Don Wallace

Don Wallace’s The French House is engaging and well-written and will make even non-Francophiles yearn for a trip to France.

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Calm Mama, Happy Baby

Calm Mama, Happy Baby

Calm Mama, Happy Baby is well-written and full of encouraging, useful, practical advice on how to transmit calm, reassuring energy to your baby.

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Guidebook to Murder

Guidebook to Murder by Lynn Cahoon

I recommend this book to anyone who enjoys cozy mysteries or is otherwise interested in a light, quick read.

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Michelle FabioMichelle Fabio is an American attorney-turned-freelance writer living in her family's ancestral village in Calabria, Italy and savoring simplicity one sip at a time. 

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Calabria Guidebook

Calabria travel guide by Michelle Fabio

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Photographic Guide for Badolato, Calabria



Homemade apple butter
Green beans, potatoes, and pancetta
Glazed Apple Oatmeal Cinnamon Muffins
Pasta with snails alla calabrese
Onion, Oregano, and Thyme Focaccia
Oatmeal Banana Craisin Muffins
Prosciutto wrapped watermelon with bel paese cheese
Fried eggs with red onion and cheese
Calabrian sausage and fava beans
Ricotta Pound Cake