Allison Butler

Urbino has been more than an eye opening experience for me. It has showed me how to face diversity, language barriers and new customs with ease. I have grown as a photographer and journalist and can’t wait to hit the ground running with my new skills upon my return to the United States. I have fallen in love with Urbino and am counting down the days until my return.

Stories by Allison Butler

  • We sit like children waiting for a magic show to begin. The trunk creaks open, and one by one he reveals his treasures: masks of Italy’s traditional <em>Commedia Dell’Arte</em>.

    Behind the Mask

    By Allison Butler
    We sit like children waiting for a magic show to begin. The trunk creaks open, and one by one he reveals his treasures: masks of Italy’s traditional Commedia Dell’Arte.

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  • Pasta so good you’ll die? Rumor has it that a certain type of pasta, <em>strozzapreti</em>, was so good that it once strangled a priest.

    Pasta to Die For

    By Allison Butler
    Pasta so good you’ll die? Rumor has it that a certain type of pasta, strozzapreti, was so good that it once strangled a priest.

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