Author: Ishita

{Italophilia}Ishita is an Indian Blogger who is in love with all things Italian. Every year, Ishita seek's new experiences and destinations in Italy; from the southernmost tip of Sicilia to the Northern most parts of Piemonte.Ishita works and lives in Delhi.

5 Podcasts for Learning Italian

If you’re learning Italian like I me and don’t live in Italy, I bet you are looking for ways to connect with the language. This is where podcasts come in picture! Learning Italian with podcasts is a great way to imbibe the language and culture while sitting at home. All you have to do is download […]

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Ispirazione: Italian Language Vacations in Bergamo

Today for the Ispirazione series I welcome Elena Arezio from Italian Language Vacations. Elena founded her Italian language homestay and language school 8 years ago!! How inspiring! I’m super stoked to be interviewing and presenting her lovely language homestay on Italophilia. *Drumrolls* Welcome, Elena!! Tell us how and when did Italian Language Vacations start?? Ciao […]

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What to do in Lerici, Liguria

Only 15 minutes from the gorgeous hamlet of Tellaro is a port town called Lerici. Extremely local and colorful, Lerici overlooks the sea. It has a great harbor and a small beach that also happens to be the place where the famous English poet Percy Shelley drowned in. Shelley’s home, Villa Magni, is only 10 […]

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Review of La Passione: How Italy Seduced the World

I was overjoyed when I received a copy of Dianne Hales “La Passione” (The Passion) last month. Dianne has been one of my favorite Italian language blogs and her previous book “La Bella Lingua” was one of my Favorite Italy reads. Dianne’s new book “La Passione” is a book about the Italian passion. She captures the […]

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11 Pictures to Make You Fall in Love with Tellaro

I’ve kept a secret for too long. Yes, I’ve been selfish and protective and wanted this place only to myself. (Do you do that??) But a few weeks earlier I got carried away and shared some pictures 😛 I’m not proud of that decision…But then one thing led to another and here I am writing […]

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Food & Wine Tours with Local Aromas

Today I  was attending a session of Women in Business and my mind immediately went to remember all those women in business that I know through Italy. One such example was Bennedetta Bianchini and Valeria Bianchini, two lovely ladies who founded the Roman organization Local Aromas. What is Local Aromas?? A local business from Rome that […]

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Delicious Bologna: More than just a Food Tour

No city is complete without its food but BOLOGNA = FOOD. Our honeymoon in Italy would be incomplete without a big mention to Mattia Tozzoli from Delicious Bologna. Delicious Bologna is a food company originating from Mattia’s love for his region- Emilia Romagna. Mattia, a zealous and warm person, loves meeting people from across the […]

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Where to Stay in Bologna City Centre

I got married to my best friend on 12.12.2018! It was a beautiful wedding in traditional Indian style. Needless to say we honeymoon’d in Italy…..! We chose Bologna as one of our first cities to travel together and while looking for places to stay in Bologna’s city centre, chanced upon L’8Boutique Apartments. View this post on Instagram […]

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Ispirazione: Italian Storytellers from Le Marche

Today on Italophilia, we have a special guest from the region of Le Marche!! Say hello to Eleonora Tramonti- the face behind the blog Italian Storytellers! Today, Eleonora will be sharing her thoughts about the Italian language and and inspire you to keep trying no matter where you are learning from. Let’s learn more about her […]

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Chianti Cashmere Goat Farm in Tuscany

I was blissfully unaware that there was such a thing called a Cashmere farming. Living in my own world, right?? Well thankfully I had Nora from Chianti Cashmere Goat Farms to help me. Chianti Cashmere is a privately owned goat farm by Dr. Nora Kravis- an American goat whisperer who’s been living in Italy since […]

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