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Toni DeBella
Worked at Orvieto or Bust
Lives in Orvieto, Italy
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Chosy, an American woman living in Rome decided to dip back into the dating pool after a long hiatus from romance. She was curious to know if being a single woman in Italy was any less disappointin...
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Friends  Massimo Aloisio and Tiziana O. Aloisio are the dynamic duo behind  OROGAMI, an exquiste jewellery store located on Via del Duomo. What makes their work especially unique (as well as beauti...
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ASCANIO VITOZZI (1539–1615) was an Italian soldier, architect and military engineer (and the son of Ercole lord of Montevitozzo). He was instrumental in the design and building of Palazzo Reale in ...
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Day #27 of "31 Days of Orvieto features another remarkable ARTISAN, Loretta Lovisa. Loretta painstakingly and lovingly creates (by hand, of course) 'Merletto di Orvieto' (Lace of Orvieto). In produ...
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The typical cuisine of Orvieto tends to lean heavily on 'meat': Cinghiale (wild boar) and its cousin, maiale (pork), as well as dishes made of pigeon or dove (yes, I said pigeon). These ancient rec...
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There are so many wonderful, traditional craftsmen and women that I want to to be sure to showcase in these last 10 days of the project. Meet Alberto Bellini: Famous terracotta ceramicist, who I be...
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I can't believe it's been 31 days already! Time flies when you're having fun! What a wonderful experience it's been to sit down everyday and write about the people, places and things that make this...
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Friends  Massimo Aloisio and Tiziana O. Aloisio are the dynamic duo behind  OROGAMI, an exquiste jewellery store located on Via del Duomo. What makes their work especially unique (as well as beauti...
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Coffee bars in Italy are its life blood. For over 100 years, Bar Montanucci has been pouring caffeine-addicted Orvietani their morning cappuccinos (in my case, caffe latte) as well as offering fres...
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...And what a church it is! The Duomo (cathedral) of Orvieto is nothing less than breathtaking. Built by order of Pope Urban IV to house the Corpal of the Miracle of Bolsena, the Duomo broke ground...
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Some might say that Orvieto is a sleepy little town with not much going on...but there's one group of citizens that would beg to differ. Compagnia Mastro Titta, under the direction of Paola Cecconi...
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What can you do when temperatures top 38C (100F)? Eat gelato of course! But don't settle for just any old ice cream...head to the world-renowned Gelateria Pasqualetti ( This family-owned and operat...
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Have her in circles
53 people
Cristian Manca's profile photo
Cia Abbigliamento's profile photo
Giannantonio Cincarelli's profile photo
Società Agricola “Ginepreta Cimicchi”'s profile photo
Ristorante Maurizio's profile photo
CHIARA SANTI's profile photo
Madonna Antonia's profile photo
Tennis to the Max's profile photo
Luisa Tardiolo's profile photo
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Occupation
Depends on what day you're asking: Freelance copywriter, travel writer, blogger, video producer & cat escort.
Skills
Networking (in the old-fashioned sense).
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  • Orvieto or Bust
    freelance writer
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Female
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Living in Italy and causing trouble...
Introduction

A Freelance writer and blogger at Orvieto or Bust, in 2012 Toni packed-up everything she owned into 2 suitcases and headed to Orvieto, Italy.  She's adjusted her tennis game to the clay courts and drinks way too many caffe lattes. 

Bragging rights
You're never too old to change, dream or make those dreams come true.
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Currently
Orvieto, Italy
Previously
San Jose, California - Chico, California - San Francisco, CA - Springfield, VA - Los Angeles, CA - San Rafael, CA
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