Italy

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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What to See in Parma

If you only have a couple of days and are looking for things to see and do in Parma here’s a walk you could take in the historic centre. Parma is a compact town and you can see the main sights in a short time. There’s a lot left to see but then that’s a […]

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Where to Stay in Parma, Italy

My pal Saskia from Ciao tutti recommended me to stay at B&B Al Battistero D’Oro in Parma. The B&B is situated in the city centre and has all the comforts of a modern home! Not only is it a 3 minute walk from the Piazza Duomo but also only very close to the train station. The whole […]

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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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Ispirazione: The Italian Midday from Calabria

Buongiorno a tutti! Today for the Ispirazione Series let’s welcome Emanuela Aliberti on Italophilia! Emanuela is from Calabria in the South of Italy and loves writing and exploring about her country. She studied Journalism and Languages and started the Italian Midday as a way to get people understand the Italian language and culture. Let’s know […]

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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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Celebration of Festa della Befana in Urbania

Every year from the 4th to 6th of January, the town of Urbania becomes a fairy tale because of La Befana -an Italian tradition celebrated on January 6th. It is believed that on this day an old woman/witch delivers goodies to children, the day of the Epiphany. La Befana fills the children’s socks with delicious […]

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The breathtaking San Giovanni Battista of Cervo

Cervo, a town on the Ligurian coast, houses the  San Giovanni Battista dei Corallini (Chiesa di San Giovanni). It is one of the most striking sights I have seen after the Duomo of Orvieto! The construction of this church started in 1686 by Marvaldi from Conio along with his son Giacomo Filippo, who completed it in 1778. […]

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A Cold Afternoon in Ormea, Piemonte

It was freezing cold when I was on my way to Liguria from Turin. I was traveling with my friends and even though we had breakfast, we felt hungry as soon as we reached Ormea. A town on the Southern side of Piemonte, Ormea is close to the sea and in between the mountains. It […]

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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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