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Christmas Lights in Italy

Italy does the most gorgeous Christmas displays I have ever seen! There are no dearth of pretty streets in the country and to top it all, during Christmas there are streets with astounding displays of lights and decor! Last year when my husband and I were traveling on our honeymoon, we came across fabulous lights […]

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Best Places for Gelato in Rome

The best part about visiting Italy (apart from the history, people and food….errr…everything) is that even after a heavy meal you can burn all those calories by walking. And that’s when you look for gelato! In Rome, it’s never far away. Every part of the eternal city is filled with great Gelaterie and there’s so […]

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The Doors of Rome

I love finding unique and beautiful doors wherever I go. Every door tells a story and in Italy, there are a tad too many stories! The doors in Italy are not only gorgeous but also fascinating in many ways. But the doors in Rome, tell a whole other story. My oh my they are simply marvelous!! […]

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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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Roscioli Caffè Pasticceria in Central Rome

How much is too much?? I thought of this when I entered Roscioli Caffè Pasticceria in Rome. On my Winter trips to Italy, I frequented Roscioli more than I expected to. Thanks to the excellent reviews by my friends in Rome, Roscioli is now one of my favorite places in Central Rome for just about […]

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Why You Should Visit Italy in Winter

The topic of this blog post is as simple as it sounds. I’ll give you one reason why you should visit Italy in Winter (hint: airfare) and that alone might be the deal breaker for you! But first I must ask you….Do you love Winter in general?? Do you prefer being in the outdoor and […]

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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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Tips for Solo Female Travel in Italy

It is not easy being a solo female traveler.…Especially in India. There are many cultural and societal issues attached to it which I don’t want to get into. But around me, there are women who travel alone, who want to travel alone and many who admire others for doing it. Hence, I know there are […]

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Street Art in Rome

Millions of people visit Rome and see the centre. Now I’m not saying that’s bad. But moving away from the centre also means more authentic food, better experiences and unique things to see. It was a cool crisp morning during #WinterInRome when I headed out to see a new neighborhood and have an unusual experience […]

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Winter in Rome: Where to Eat and Stay

One of the most commonly asked questions from people traveling from India is, “Is there vegetarian food in Rome?”. Of course there is! I can’t begin to tell how much Italians love their vegetables (almost as much as us Indians). There is so much to choose from!! Salads, pasta, bruschette to lightly cooked vegetables, soups, […]

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