A Taste of Siena, Foods to try- Okizia Beyond: Some typical foods & products to try while in the medieval city of Siena, Tuscany, especially while on a budget.

Italian food is…semplice…regionally diverse and eterno. If anyone knows me well, they know my absolute love and appreciation for cibo/food. I always make it a duty to taste the local dishes wherever I go. To be honest, that is where most of my money went and still goes. It’s a waste of a trip if […]

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Italian Caffe Culture- Okizia Beyond: Caffè or coffee is so deep rooted in the Italian culture that it's impossible to go a day and not see an Italian standing at a bar with a caffè in their hand. Even more so, you'd think they invented caffè. Read on to learn more.

Caffè è semplicemente un modo di vita per gli Italiani. My mother is a coffee lover. So much so that it became annoying which led my younger sister and me to hide it somewhere around the house one morning. We made noises all over with our footsteps so as to make her go in one […]

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