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Cosa è Ferragosto e perché si festeggia
August 13th, 2020
Cosa è Ferragosto e perché si festeggia

Il 15 agosto è il giorno più atteso dell'estate in Italia. Questo perché famiglie e amici si riuniscono per un pranzo al sacco (o una grigliata) con lo scopo di festeggiare insieme Ferragosto; ma cosa significa questa festività? Quali sono le sue origini e perché si festeggia ancora oggi?

What Is Ferragosto And Why Is It Celebrated?
August 13th, 2020
What Is Ferragosto And Why Is It Celebrated?

Summer is the best time of the year for many, and August 15 is the best day of the summer for Italians. On this day, families and friends gather to celebrate Ferragosto, a holiday that has been celebrated for centuries. But what is Ferragosto and why is it celebrated?

5 of the Best Beaches Near Florence Italy
August 7th, 2020
5 of the Best Beaches Near Florence Italy

Abundant in history, culture, and mouthwatering cuisine, the Renaissance City is inland, landlocked, ocean-less. However, we’ve taken the liberty to round up five of the best beaches near Florence, which can provide a day of reprieve from the summer heat.

How To Free Up Your Time Using Prontopia & Tend
August 5th, 2020
How To Free Up Your Time Using Prontopia & Tend

We’ve all had those days where we’ve set out to tackle our to-do lists only to find ourselves hours later with the same oustanding tasks wondering where we went wrong. What if we told you that you could free up your time and accomplish much more with just a few tweaks here and modifications there?

Best Beaches In Santa Barbara, California
August 3rd, 2020
Best Beaches In Santa Barbara, California

During the COVID-19 pandemic the beautiful beaches of Santa Barbara have been a sanctuary for both locals and tourists alike. Whether it's surfing at some of California’s best surf breaks or playing volleyball in the sand, we've rounded up some of the best beaches in Santa Barbara, California to meet everyone's needs.

The 10 Best Authentic & Traditional Italian Desserts
July 31st, 2020
The 10 Best Authentic & Traditional Italian Desserts

From the top of the boot-shaped peninsula straight down to the toe, Italy has plenty of characteristic desserts that will take your taste buds on a wild ride. Here are ten that you absolutely must try on your next visit.

Lezioni di Pittura a Firenze Con Patrizia Zingaretti
July 31st, 2020
Lezioni di Pittura a Firenze Con Patrizia Zingaretti

Entrare in contatto con l’arte attraverso le lezioni di pittura di Patrizia Zingaretti nel suo studio-appartamento in zona Gavinana a Firenze è un’esperienza davvero suggestiva: il suo studio inondato di luce, dove unisce la sua passione del dipingere con le lezioni di pittura che offre a piccoli gruppi di appassionati e curiosi.

Everything but the Bagel Seasoning Recipe Ideas
July 31st, 2020
Everything but the Bagel Seasoning Recipe Ideas

California Local Assistant, Isabella, has put together some delicious Everything but the Bagel Seasoning recipe ideas inspired by this top choice item from Trader Joes for our Prontopia grocery shopping and delivery to customers.

Two Apps To Help You Get More Out of Your Trips To Italy
July 29th, 2020
Two Apps To Help You Get More Out of Your Trips To Italy

With the vast amount of technology available today, there are digital solutions to all of our travel qualms. And when you just need some good old fashioned, in-person help, well...there’s an app for that too. Here are two of the best apps for travel in Italy.

Art Classes In Florence Italy With Patrizia Zingaretti
July 28th, 2020
Art Classes In Florence Italy With Patrizia Zingaretti

Meet Patrizia Zingaretti - a Florence artisan and instructor who shares her passion for ancient painting techniques and teaching through her in-person art classes in Florence, Italy.

Tips for Hiking in Santa Barbara
July 24th, 2020
Tips for Hiking in Santa Barbara

While Santa Barbara is most known for its location along the coast, offering both residents and tourists a plethora of beautiful beaches to choose from, it is also home to the Santa Ynez Mountain Range. Here are some tips for going hiking in Santa Barbara.

Come girare per Napoli
July 23rd, 2020
Come girare per Napoli

Come girare per Napoli può essere fonte di confusione, soprattutto per i visitatori alle prime armi. Eccoci qui per chiarire le perplessità e mostrarti come girare per Napoli! 

The Medici Chapels of Florence, Italy
July 22nd, 2020
The Medici Chapels of Florence, Italy

You can't pay a trip to Florence without encountering the Medici Family's powerful influence. The Medici Chapels, located in Florence, are a prominent piece of their legacy that serve as evidence of the family's prestige.

Slow Travel Experiences In Chianti, Italy
July 20th, 2020
Slow Travel Experiences In Chianti, Italy

What's better than slow travel experiences in Chianti, Italy? Discover from the voice of our Prontopian, Jodi, why Italy is the perfect destination for slow travel experiences.

Prontopia Now Offers Grocery Delivery in North County, San Diego
July 16th, 2020
Prontopia Now Offers Grocery Delivery in North County, San Diego

Grocery delivery and other errand services now available in North County from Prontopia in Solana Beach, Encinitas, and Carlsbad.


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