From Murano to India with Ikroop

Do you believe we are meant to meet people for a reason?? So far, many people have come and gone in my life, but there have been some that I can vouch came for a very solid reason. Today I share about how I met one. Ikroop Dhillon, owner and curator of the Glass Art […]

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#BooksOnItaly: Contemporary and Travel

Have you read these books based in Italy?? Only in Naples by Katherine Wilson: Believe it or not, even after many trips to Italy, I haven’t been to Naples. After reading this book (and the Elena Ferrante series) I realize how much the city has to offer. Only in Naples is an honest account of […]

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10 Charming Small Towns in Italy

Who doesn’t love quaint Italian towns?? If you are in Italy or traveling there anytime soon, this list is a keeper. You will feel blessed to be in a country with so many varied choices of charming towns. Although this list is not exhaustive, it certainly includes many of my favorites. I will keep adding more small […]

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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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Handy Tips for a Venetian Trip

Everyone wants to visit Venice and see its uniqueness. From Ernest Hemingway to Ezra Pound to Italo Calvino to Thomas Mann, several known writers and poets have raved about this city. But let’s face it, traveling to Venice can be expensive, overwhelming and crowded. TIPS FOR YOUR VENICE TRIP Taking this cue, my fellow bloggers […]

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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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