Travel

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. […]

Read More

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 […]

Read More

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 […]

Read More

The Elegance of Torino in 7 Pictures

I’m extremely pleased to share my published article from this month’s issue of Travel & Leisure India! This piece is doubly special to me because not only is it something I was working on since long but also because it involved one of my favorite Italian cities- TORINO! I will share a web link as […]

Read More

Chianti Cashmere Goat Farm in Tuscany

I was blissfully unaware that there was such a thing called a Cashmere farming. Living in my own world, right?? Well thankfully I had Nora from Chianti Cashmere Goat Farms to help me. Chianti Cashmere is a privately owned goat farm by Dr. Nora Kravis- an American goat whisperer who’s been living in Italy since […]

Read More

Castello della Pieve in Le Marche

On October 4, 1301, Carlo di Valois along with Corso Donati decreed the exile of Dante Alighieri in Castello della Pieve. But what and where is Castello della Pieve?? Only a few kilometers from the small town of Mercatello sul Metauro in Northern Le Marche is this tiny hamlet. It is mysterious, quiet and beautiful. […]

Read More

How to Make Coffee in a Moka Pot

My love affair with the moka pot began 5 years back when in an Italian supermarket, among a row of ladles and utensils, a gleaming red Bialetti called out to me! It was terribly tiny and served coffee for just one! But to me it was the perfect gift for €10 and I was chuffed because […]

Read More

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 […]

Read More

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 […]

Read More

From India to Italy: Culture Shocks!

Everyone has shock moments traveling to a new country. I had my fair share of culture shock moments traveling from India in Italy. I love Italy..I absolutely do….. but I too have to say I still have a lot of WTF moments in Italy. There were some things that I could not understand, some things I […]

Read More
%d bloggers like this: