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Italy

Italy is a surprisingly young country considering how much history is in this small country. It did not come together to a modern country until 1861.
Some facts about Italy:

  • Italy is located in Southern Europe
  • Italy is the home of pizza and imported pasta from China to Europe
  • The average life expectancy at birth for an Italian is 79.54 years.
  • Italy is slightly larger than Arizona.
  • Northern Italy is must more prosperous than Southern Italy
  • Italians love their evening Passeggiata, or stroll.
  • Italy brought the world ice cream, the piano and of course the Roman Empire
  • Italians is a popular travel destination and has been featured many times on the Amateur Traveler.

Recent Posts

Travel to the Piedmont Region of Italy – Episode 662
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Sorrento and the Amalfi Coast by Sailboat
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62 Best Cities, Towns and Places to See in Italy
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Rome Walking Tour – A VIP tour of the Roman Colosseum, Palatine Hill and Forum with LivItaly
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Top 7 Hot Springs in Europe That Are Worth the Long-Haul Flight
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Travel to Northern Italy (Mantua, Verona, Padua) – Episode 552
Travel to Northern Italy (Mantua, Verona, Padua) – Episode 552
Travel to Sardinia, Italy – Episode 516 Transcript
Travel to Sardinia, Italy – Episode 516 Transcript
Travel to Naples and the Amalfi Coast, Italy – Episode 514 Transcript
Travel to Naples and the Amalfi Coast, Italy – Episode 514 Transcript
Travel to Sardinia, Italy – Episode 516
Travel to Sardinia, Italy – Episode 516
Travel to Naples and the Amalfi Coast, Italy – Episode 514
Travel to Naples and the Amalfi Coast, Italy – Episode 514