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Lunch with a view at Aroma Restaurant, Rome

I had a surreal lunch at Aroma Restaurant in Palazzo Manfredi, Rome. Surreal because this restaurant is right opposite the Colosseum!! What a spot for anyone looking to have a meal with a view! If you are looking for a place to have a meal in Rome, visit Aroma Restaurant, Rome! Chef Giuseppe di Ioro and […]

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An Opulent Breakfast in Budapest's New York Cafe

A touch of splendor and air of grandeur- that is how I can explain my time in the most beautiful cafe of the world! Say hello to the New York Cafe in Budapest! This cafe is located in the Boscolo group of Hotels in Budapest which happens to be an Italian chain. It is a treat to […]

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Budapest: An Unexpectedly Remarkable City

Few talk of Budapest as they talk of Rome, Paris or London. Even I wouldn’t have been aware of this city had I not visited it. It feels nice to know of a not-so-famous city that turned out to be so good! Travel to Budapest because it really is an underrated city in Europe. There […]

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Learning Italian with Cinema- I

The past few months have been very great for me in terms of imbibing the Italian language and culture. I saw a lot of Italian movies during this time hence thought of compiling a post of the ones I really enjoyed. Though I am still shy and under confident to speak Italian, I immersed myself completely […]

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My Audrey Hepburn Moment with Bici & Baci

Sharing a wonderful April afternoon in Rome with Bici & Baci Tours (it means bicycles and kisses) Bici & Baci is one of the oldest vespa rental companies in Rome that offer bike rentals, Fiat 500 tours and Ape rentals to see the best of the eternal city. Bici & Baci was a recommendation to me from […]

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Postcard from Baroque Ragusa

I was in Ragusa only for a quick stop but the baroque town was nothing as I had imagined and seen on TV. Ragusa’s medieval styled architecture and piazzas with lack of tourists was enough to give me a high. It was raw and indescribable beauty. Andrea Camilleri’s Inspector Montalbano series is filmed in this […]

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Step Inside Teatro Bibiena of Mantova

During the Festivaletteratura I had a chance to visit Mantova’s Teatro Bibiena designed by Antonio Galli Bibiena. Built in the 18th century, the bell shaped theater, is a breathtaking sight! It is a beautifully lit up theater with life like statues of Mantova’s poets. Bibiena was inaugurated on Dec 3, 1769 and is known to be […]

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Visiting Italy for the Mantova Literature Festival

Visiting Italy several times since past so many years has given me an adrenaline rush. It pushes me to keep seeking, learning, traveling and creating. Yes I am going to Italy again! And this time I am traveling to Mantova for the Festivaletteratura! I will be a Guest and International Blogger/Journalist for the Mantova Literature Festival/Festivaletteratura. The […]

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Walking in Palermo's Centro Storico

The historic centre of Palermo is a lot quieter than most of the areas. Although it is filled with tourists but there is a different vibe from the rest of the city. It is a lot similar to the Rashtrapati Bhavan area in Delhi- quiet, clean and green while the rest stands abuzz with activity. […]

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Castello di Montegiove- Umbria’s Best Kept Secret

If you are visiting Italy and looking for offbeat recommendations then I’d suggest you to head to Castello di Montegiove in Montegiove, Umbria. The 13th castle is owned and run by Lorenzo Misciattelli and his family since 4 centuries and is perched on a hill facing the stunning Apennine mountains. The castle and its surroundings give […]

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