Travel Tips

Vacationing in Italy 101


When you do what we do, everyone you know and their mothers ask you to help them with their trip to Italy. This is great, I love Italy and I want everyone to experience the real Italy, so I try my best to help my friends-boyfriends-cousin plan their perfect trip to Italy. Recently, a friend of mine had some time off...

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We Tried The Mannequin Challenge


If you haven’t heard of The Mannequin challenge, you probably weren’t very active on social media around the end of 2016. Much like the Ice Bucket Challenge, the Harlem Shake and every other internet trend, it came, it took over the internet, and then it left as quickly as it started. The basic concept of...

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Aglio, Olio e Peperoncino Recipe


    Spaghetti Aglio, Olio, e Peperoncino, although has a very complicated looking name, is one of the most simple dishes of pasta you can possibly make. With very few ingredients, almost none of which need to be refrigerated, it is the perfect option when it is late, or you have nothing in the house. As...

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Amatriciana Recipe


  Amatriciana sauce is a red pasta sauce, usually served with Bucatini or Spaghetti pasta that comes from the small town of Amatrice. Amatrice is in northern Lazio, not too far from Soriano or Norcia (two of our locations) but on August 24, 2016, the town was completely devastated by an earthquake measuring 6.2...

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Carbonara Recipe


If you’ve been on our Soriano tour, you might remember Carbonara from our Thursday night class. It’s a very rich spaghetti dish made with pancetta, eggs, and a whole lotta cheese :). I wouldn’t suggest it if you’re on a diet, but if you want to enjoy one of the favorite pasta dishes of the...