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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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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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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 endless number of bridges, handsome gondoliers, romantic canals and stunning piazzas. Another thing that comes to mind with it are the islands that complete the Venetian lagoon. The islands of Murano and Burano. Murano is […]

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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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A Photo Journey to the Cinque Terre

I heard of the Cinque Terre (pronounced CHINKWEH-TEH-RAY) while planning my very first trip to Italy. I saw some pictures online and immediately fell in love with the colored coastal towns. The word “Cinque Terre” means “Five Lands” in Italian and constitute the villages of Riomaggiore, Manarola, Corniglia, Vernazza and Monterosso el Mare. These villages are located in […]

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Drinking Coffee with James Joyce in Trieste

Trieste as an Italian city is not frequented by the regular traveler. But it should be. The mountains and the mighty Adriatic makes Trieste a very unique city and there is also that unmistakable charm since it is a port town. Trieste as a city has been known to have attracted a lot of  writers […]

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For the People of Italy and Beyond

As I write this post, I feel a mixture of emotions. It is soul-rending feeling not be in Italy but at the same time I feel happy to remember all the moments I spent this summer in Bel Paese. This post is to all the people of Italy and beyond who were part of my travels, who […]

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