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ArT You Ready on Instagram

Every country is dealing with Lockdown in different ways. In India we re-telecasted the 80s Mythological shows “Ramayan” and “Mahabharata” which are based on our Sanskrit Epics. In Italy, MiBACT (Ministero per i Beni e le Attività culturali e per il Turismo) started the #ArTYouReady campaign so that everyone could share their favorite pictures of […]

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Beautiful Italian Words to Brighten Your Day

Ciao a tutti!! Hope you’re staying home and adhering to the #IoRestoACasa #StayHomeStaySafe guidelines. Today I’m here to share 11 beautiful Italian words that trigger happiness, positivism and hope for all of us…..Because we all need that, don’t we?? These words will brighten your day to maybe even see that there is light at the […]

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7 Powerful Illustrations Related to Coronavirus

My dear Italophilies, hope you’re home and safe! You might have already read several articles on the lockdown happening worldwide. I implore you all to be home and stay safe! Today I’m here to spread a message with “7 Powerful Illustrations Related to Coronavirus”. These are seven great works of art that spread a message […]

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Italy and Slow Living Among COVID-19

With the global outbreak and news of the Coronavirus every single second, whether you are in Italy or anywhere else in the world, everyone is serious, sombre and scared. #IoRestoACasa (IStayAtHome) As of March 9, 2020 entire Italy is under lockdown. If that doesn’t make you scared, what will?? But I’m not here to talk […]

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India to Italy: Statue of Prince of Kohlapur in Florence

C’è un monumento all’Indiano qui?? There’s a statue of an Indian here?? In Florence, who would have thought!! As an Indian in love with all things Italian, I tend to find Italy in India and India in Italy (for example Ganga is one of the rivers in the sculptor of the Fountain of Four Rivers […]

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My Experience of Learning Italian

In a side margin of a worn out diary I once wrote “Goals- to learn a foreign language”. Little did I know that the next year I would take a trip to Italy that would change my entire life! (Read more about me here). Afterwards, I started learning Italian in 2015 from the Italian Cultural […]

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Top Three Books Set in Italy

I’ve been fairly behind on my reading in the past year but this doesn’t mean I didn’t read anything interesting. I read about 17 books based in Italy, 3 of which stood out for me completely and these unique books set in Italy are great for social distancing as well! Hope you enjoy reading them! […]

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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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Why You Should Visit Urbino in Le Marche

Years ago when I read abut the town of Urbino in Le Marche, I wanted to find a way to visit. It looked right out of a medieval history book! Although there are no dearth of hill top towns in Italy because of the diverse nature of the country, in Le Marche I especially recommend […]

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11 Amazing Songs to Help Learn Italian

Listening to music is one of the greatest joys while learning a new language. For me, learning Italian got to a whole other level thanks to the easy access of Italian songs though apps and websites. Not only am I now more accustomed to local parlance but also I can start to emulate the way […]

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