Italians

5 More Charming Small Towns in Italy

A couple of months back I wrote this post on 10 Charming Small Towns in Italy. I loved all your suggestions and comments on it and would like to add a few more to the ever expanding list. PIN IT 😉 5 More Charming Small Towns in Italy Murano: The glass making island, Murano, is […]

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Still More Charming Italian Words that I Love

This post is doubly special to me. One, because I have been learning the Italian language since close to a year now and these words that I share motivate me to learn more and do better each day, and two because it brings me closer to my audience and to the Italians.Not only do I […]

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The Walled Castle of Monteriggioni in Tuscany

Spending a day in Florence in the summer can get to you because it is hot and crowded. Getting away from the crowds is essential I think. Another great trip from Florence is to the town of Monteriggioni. The walled town of Monteriggioni is a stunner and one that shouldn’t be missed. Don’t relate it’s […]

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More Charming Italian Words that I Love

I have been learning Italian for about a year now and over the course of time I have not only studied some amazing words but also loved them. Many of my random favorite words were initially part of this post few months ago. Today I have another list for you and also a fix on learning […]

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Visiting Ostuni: La Città Bianca

If you are in Puglia and looking for day tours or travel planning options, consider booking throuhg “Green Italy Tours“. The owner- Giovanni Fasano is my friend and is a very thorough and professional man, not to mention exceptionally kind. He took me to a lot of places in Puglia, Ostuni being another great town! […]

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An Afternoon in Gallipoli

Its convenient to base yourself at one place and take day trips from there. In Lecce one such day trip that I took was to the town of Gallipoli. Initially I was a little doubtful using the local train service of Puglia, (not the national service which is Trenitalia), I took a chance and hopped on […]

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Murano: The Island With the Glass Making

Whenever I think of Veneto, the first place that comes to my mind is Venice. With Venice comes its narrow alleys and bridges, handsome gondoliers, romantic canals and stunning piazzas. Another thing that comes to mind with it are the islands that complete the Venetian lagoon. Murano is one such charming island which I had the chance […]

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Charming Italian Words that I Love

Over the course of few months, I have read many beautiful Italian words. But some have stayed with me more than the others. What I love most about these words is how lovely they are and how musical they sound when I speak them. I hope you enjoy these charming Italian words that made me fall for […]

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An Evening in Florence with BonAppetour!

Have you heard of BonAppetour?? It is a platform that brings travellers and locals together where locals from a particular town/city become host to travellers! The locals offer an authentic foodie experience in their home for the traveler. Isn’t it a great way to make friends?? All you have to do is find whether the […]

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Jhumpa Lahiri’s ‘In Other Words’ & A Language That Touched My Soul

Jhumpa Lahiri’s “In Other Words” is a beautiful memoir of studying the Italian language! Since I am learning Italian I could relate to many of the things she mentions in the book…It is almost unbelievable yet true that there were parts of the book where it seemed as if she was talking about my experience of learning the language […]

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