Italia

Exploring the Remnants of Ancient Rome

While going through old pictures of Ancient Rome from my very first trip to Italy, I realized I needed to make a post of my favorite Roman monuments from Ancient Rome! We all know that the Roman Empire was one of the longest reigning empires in history, having lasted for an impressive 844 years. At its […]

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Umbria Travel Guide: Things to Know

Umbria is a picturesque landlocked region of Italy that is often called the “Green Heart of Italy”. Umbria also happens to be Tuscany’s good old neighbor and although most of the tourism seems to be towards Tuscany, things are slowly changing now. People have started to appreciate the gorgeous region of Umbria and the many things […]

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Five Things to do in Turin (for free)

I know I know, I have been raving about Turin. This city really has my heart. But wouldn’t you agree?? There is so much you can see and do here without the crazy crowds that I am almost okay to see that Turin is Italy’s underrated gem. If you are on a budget and want […]

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Fabriano's Paper and Watermark Museum

A windy morning in Fabriano’s Paper and Watermark museum with DiscoverMarche had me smitten. Not many know that the town of Fabriano in the region of Le Marche, Italy has been making paper since the 12th century. Can you imagine how it felt to walk through the doors where this UNESCO creative city has been inspiring companies […]

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Of Jams, Jellies and Nature at SIGI Azienda Agricola

SIGI Azienda Agricola is tucked away in a beautiful corner of Macerata province in Le Marche. SI.GI. is a producer of natural jam and jellies and the brainchild of Silvano Buccolini. He and his family bring together a variety of seasonal products to the market and have a no chemical approach. Their focus is to […]

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Some More Charming Italian Words that I Love

Continuing the series of Charming Italian Words I Love, here is a brand new list of Italian words that will make you fall in love with the language once again!. Buona Lettura a tutti! –Innamorata/o: to be in love with someone

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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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Palermo: An Introduction to the Sicily You Don't Know

“To have seen Italy without having seen Sicily is not to have seen Italy at all, for Sicily is the clue to everything.”- Goethe My contact with VisitPalermo -a team of enthusiastic locals from Palermo who promote tourism in their city triggered my trip to Sicily. Founder and Owner, Maurizio Giambalvo, told me to make […]

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