Italian Memories

- Discovering Italy and Italian culture -

Hello, I'm Valentina Chirico

Welcome to "Italian Memories",  a fun guide to my culture and my homeland.
Italy -  traditional and intimate - written by an expat archaeologist and web editor in Birmingham, UK.

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January 29, 2020

I'm a popsicle! Indeed, the last three days of January are called ‘i giorni della merla’, and should be the coldest of the year...

January 27, 2020

Keeping track with my Italian trips is a hard task, you never know where you're goign to be: a place or a memory? So, you'd better...

January 11, 2020

When I browse through fresh news from Italy, I’m 99% sure I’ll be disappointed. Invariably, 99% of the time politicians are taking the p...

December 31, 2019

Two beloved Italian authors left us this 2019: Andrea Camilleri and Luciano De Crescenzo. Why have they been so popular and what can you learn from their lives?

December 26, 2019

Natale is alwasy Natale but how much has Christmas 2019 changed in Italy? La Repubblica and I give some insights... Good news: pandoro is always on the table!

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