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Inghams Italy Blog

Welcome to Inghams new blog section, here you will find a range of news and advice exploring exotic destinations, delicious food and tempting recipes alongside insight in to Italian culture, history, local festivals and events.

Latest blog posts

5 reasons to choose a driving holiday in Sicily in October

Mon 1 Sep 2014

Ever thought about taking a road trip through the beautiful landscape in Sicily? We would recommend October as the perfect month to tick this one off of your bucket list!

Tags: Holiday | Family | Italy | Driving | Self Drive


Giochi de le Porte

Wed 11 Jun 2014

The Giochi de le Porte is a colourful, ancient tradition that takes place every year in the little town of Gualdo Tadino, a town full of character lying in the Umbrian hills.

Tags: Culture | Festival | Italy | Umbria


Halloween the Italian Way

Wed 29 Oct 2014

As you may already know, Halloween is not a traditional Italian celebration. However, since the 1990s, the popularity of Halloween has been constantly growing. Nowadays, if you are in Italy on the 31st of October you are likely to find many little trick-or-treaters. Kids like to dress up for Halloween, but adults do too! Halloween parties are really popular now, and you will find plenty of them organised in most towns and cities. Most shops will also be selling Halloween decorations and costumes

Tags: Culture | Festival | Halloween | Italy | October | Spooky


Handy Italian Words and Phrases

Thu 21 Aug 2014

Freelance Travel Writer, Bibianna, has put together some of the best and most useful Italian phrases to use when on holiday there. Yes, in most parts of the world English speakers will get away with communicating just in their own language. In Italy, the number of people who speak English is growing and probably after no more than a few attempts you will find someone who will understand you.

Tags: Culture | Guide | Italian | Italy | Language | Phrases | Words


Italian Pumpkin Risotto

Tue 4 Nov 2014

Did you carve a pumpkin for Halloween? Are you wondering what you could do with pumpkin pulp? Pumpkin, or zucca, is a very popular ingredient in Italian cuisine, especially in Northern Italy. In autumn it is used as a base for many delicious recipes and its bright orange colour will make your dishes look interesting and fun. A very popular recipe is risotto alla zucca, which mean pumpkin risotto. If you don’t have any pumpkin, you can also use butternut squash.

Tags: Cuisine | Italian | Italy | Festival | Halloween | Recipe | Spooky | Food


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