Ron Weigel

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The ultimate packing list for your trip to Italy

Ciao a tutti! That’s <b>hello everyone</b> in Italian.<p>I’m sure you are excited to be be heading to Italy and you should be! Italy is such a vibrant country …

Italy

Off the beaten path: The charming sensorial chaos in Sicily’s second city

NEW YORK: We stood on the deck of the hulking cargo ship, through the bluster and drizzle in the Strait of Messina, both of us feeling something like …

Italy

Why Italy's Bodacious "B-List" Cities Should Be On Your A-List

No, its not just because the pizza you’ll find in Italy’s smaller cities will likely be cheaper than comparable pies in the big touristy ones like Florence and Rome. It’s because to overlook places in Italy off the main tourist track is committing a travel sin of the highest order. Sure, I love …

Italy

How to 'AirDrop' Between Windows, macOS, iOS, and Android Devices

When it comes to file management, Apple fans have had it easy. Ever since Apple debuted AirDrop in OS X Lion, way back in July of 2011, moving files …

Software

10 Towns to Visit on Lake Como

<b>Bellagio</b><p>Bellagio is located halfway between the two southernmost branches of the lake, and is famous worldwide for its beautiful villas overlooking …

Lake Como

Amazing Little Italian Villages You Need To Visit

<b>Vernazza</b><p>Vernazza is perhaps the most beautiful of all the Cinque Terre’s villages. In Vernazza there are two beaches, about which you can read in the …

Italy

16 French Recipes Every Beginner Cook Should Master

If you’re looking to up your game in the kitchen, classic French technique will provide you with a useful foundation no matter what you like to cook. …

Cooking

Pierogi (Polish Dumplings) Recipe

"This recipe has been a family favorite passed on from generation to generation. We traditionally make these for Christmas, but they can be made for …

Mashed

Is Hummus Good for You?

It’s not the most popular dip around—salsa’s got it beat by a landslide—but over the past few decades, hummus has increasingly made its way into …

Healthy Eating

7 Best Foodie Spots for Your Next Europe Trip

Food travel is fun, exotic, and delicious. However, trying to plan a food travel experience can be daunting and confusing. From deciding which dishes …

European Travel

Tis the Season for Julia Child’s Trademark Vinaigrette

Julia Child once said: “The perfect vinaigrette is so easy to make that I see no reason whatsoever for bottled dressings.”<p>Once again, we can’t help …

Country Lifestyle

7 Fabulous And Affordable Places In Italy You Need To Check Out Now

Italy’s most popular destinations—Rome, Venice, Florence, the Cinque Terre—are endlessly alluring, but in peak summer months they can be crowded and expensive as well. The country’s classic attractions—great art, architecture, food, wine, medieval villages and beautiful country landscapes—can be …

Italy

Ten percent of the world's best beaches are in Italy

This year, 368 Italian beaches in 175 different municipalities were awarded the Blue Flag – 10 percent of the world's total.<p>The international …

Italy

Here Are 19 Tips On How To Eat And Drink Like An Italian

Italy’s passion for the table has created some of the world’s most popular dishes, and along the way the rituals for best enjoying them. While Italians are enthusiastic and accepting hosts, they also admire those who “fare la bella figura”—make a good impression— by learning how to navigate their …

Italy

11 Stunning Things To Do In Cinque Terre, Italy

Cinque Terre is an area of Italy that’s just so beautiful to see. It’s one of those spots that seems so typically Italian and feels like a proper …

Italy

How to keep using Time Machine without AirPort or Time Capsule

Apple’s AirPort routers introduced one game-changing new feature to the world: Easy backups. Time Machine. Time Machine is Apple’s automatic backup utility, and it made backups easy enough for non-nerds to use regularly.<p>The easiest way to use it was to buy a Time Capsule, a wireless AirPort router …

Operating Systems

Why the Italian Lakes should be your next holiday destination

We’ll be the first to admit that we’re a little bit biased when it comes to the Italian Lakes — after all, who wouldn’t want to enjoy morning coffee …

Italy

Why You Should Book a Trip to Palermo Now, Before the Rest of the World Does

Early evening: the perfect time for a stroll through Palermo’s <i>centro storico</i>. Eighteenth-century palazzi lined the streets, their windows framed by …

Italy

How to backup a Mac to Time Machine with any hard drive

With the news that Apple has officially discontinued its AirPort lineup, many users will look to backing up their Macs with something other than Apple’s Time Capsule or AirPort Extreme with a connected external drive. Follow along for how to back up a Mac to Time Machine with any hard drive.<p>Apple’s …

Operating Systems

PSA: There’s a new fake Flash Player installer for Macs, and it’s nastier than usual

Macs are not immune to malware, but they are pretty well-protected. By default, macOS won’t allow unrecognized apps to be installed, and it needs the user to agree to override this. Even when they are installed, sandboxing limits the damage that can be done, which is why most Mac malware is …

Operating Systems

How to Clean Your Computer Inside and Out

It’s a tedious task you've been putting off for what could be years. But the moment has come: You're going to clean your computer inside and out. …

Social Media

Lake Como Welcomes a New Rental Villa to Its Exclusive Shores

The sleek seven-bedroom Boat House is calling us back to the ever-glamorous Italian hideaway.<p>One of the reasons why we love Lake Como is that little …

Best Things To Do in Sicily, Italy

It is Italy and yet Sicilians say Sicily is not exactly Italy. If you ever traveled in both (Italy and Sicily), you will indeed notice big …

The Most Stunning Beaches in Italy

It’s unfair, really -- some places catch all the breaks. Italy is blessed with not just ski-ready snow-capped mountains and cypress-lined valleys …

Italy

6 of the Best Translation Apps To Use When Traveling

Not multilingual? You don’t actually need to be with these apps, all which will help you read, speak and understand a variety of different languages. …

Why Visit Sicily? Here Are Seven Good Reasons To Go Now

In Sicily the summer is long and sybaritic—warm weather comes early and leaves late—and the travel experience especially rich: Greeks, Romans, Arabs, along with most every European power in the Middle Ages and Renaissance, left their mark on the island’s culture, art and architecture. If those …

Italy

22 Things to Know Before You Go to Calabria

Somehow, this land of fiery peppers, next-level pizza, and superlative beaches is one of Italy’s least-visited regions.The post 22 Things to Know …

Italy

6 Things Bad Bosses Always Fear (but Great Leaders Always Do)

It could mean the difference between success and failure.<p>Peter Drucker famously said: "Culture eats strategy for breakfast."<p>The quote was actually attributed to him and made famous in 2006 by Mark Fields, chief executive at Ford. Twelve years later, it's corporate-speak for purpose-led and …

Ciao bella! Italy’s 7 most beautiful beaches

1: Chia Beach, Sardinia<p>On the south coast of Sardinia, not far from Cagliari, Chia Beach is regarded by many as the best beach in Italy. Backed by …

Naples guide by Lucia Pica

Naples has lived in the shadow of not only Vesuvius but its glitzy offshore neighbour Capri. However now it’s edging into the spotlight. Elena …