Best Books about Italy (Travel, Fiction, Biographies & more)
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Are you planning a trip to beautiful Italy? Or are you simply looking for some inspiration for your next travels?
I love reading about new places before I go. It helps gain an understanding and a sense of the culture and history. Actually seeing the places you have read about makes it even more special when you get there.
I am so glad I read this book before I visited Florence for the second time as it made it so much more enjoyable. I was able to really appreciate Michelangelo’s sculptures and the art work in the Uffizi. If you are visiting Florence this is my number one choice! A must-read in my book!
Against the backdrop of wandering Venetian canals, rolling Tuscan fields, and enchanting Amalfi Coast villages, romance blooms, destinies are found, and family secrets are unearthed—secrets that could threaten the family far more than a centuries-old curse.
The Italian Affair is a heartwarming story of three generations of women in the Ferrari family who must heal the broken pieces of their lives on a trip to Italy from New York Times bestselling author Jennifer Probst.
Workaholic, career-obsessed Francesca is fiercely independent and successful in all areas of her life except one: family.
She struggles to make time for her relationship with her teenage daughter, Allegra, and the two have become practically strangers to each other.
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I love reading books written by people who have taken the plunge and moved to another country! Follow the hilarious adventure of Stef and Nico when they decide with dog Sara to relocate from the Netherlands to Italy.
Newly retired John and Nancy Petralia decide to follow their dreams to a life in Italy. It may not be everything that they had anticipated but its an adventure that only those brave enough to leave their comfort zone will ever know.
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Let's Eat Italy!, written by the Italian-born, American-raised author of Cook Like an Italian Grandma and president of the Association for Authentic Italian Cuisine, is a comprehensive guide to understanding the country's cuisine.
With a mix of gastronomy, food science, history, cultural references, legend, lore, charts, graphs photos and illustrations every one of the 400 pages is an alluring and amusing journey into Italian food.
A train is a train is a train, isn’t it? Not quite. As Tim Parks discovers on his first-ever trip to Italy, trains are like people: they have personalities and quirks that can surprise you--and make your journey unforgettable.
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I really enjoy listening to Rick Steve’s podcasts and have become a recent fan. He certainly knows his way around Europe and his guide books are up-to-date and worth investing in if you are planning to spend some precious vacation time abroad.
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