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Italy A-Z Photo Contest: Burgers & Beer, American Breakfast Delivered To Your Door

StudentsVille has partnered with Il Panino Tondo (Florence, Italy's favorite hamburger and American breakfast home delivery service) to reward your Italian language learning/teaching efforts with a whole lot of deliciousness. In our Italy A-Z photo contest, participants are asked to take a picture of anything, writing the Italian word(s) on top and the English translation in the caption. The idea is to crea ...

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Riding the Crazy Treno in Italy

It was bound to happen; we all knew it would eventually. Culture shock hits and I end up dazed and confused, looking very much like the American I am. What we didn’t know is that it would happen this soon. Sure, on the first day of my adventure in Italy, that’s acceptable, but the first half hour? Come on now! Low and behold, a half hour after touching down at the airport, I found myself standing at Florenc ...

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Seals Endorse My Favorite Flavor At The Firenze Gelato Festival

The sign said, "arancia cioccolato" (chocolate orange), but the gelato underneath had a turquoise tint. "It's probably MINT chocolate orange. Or Pistachio," everyone kept saying. I looked back to the description. "Alga spirulina." Wait a minute. Alga has to be Italian for "algae," so the flavor is...SEAWEED? Yeah. And Francesco Dioletta, master gelato-maker from Gelateria Duomo in L'Aquila, is just back the ...

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