Italian

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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Of Jams, Jellies and Nature at SIGI Azienda Agricola

SIGI Azienda Agricola is tucked away in a beautiful corner of Macerata province in Le Marche. SI.GI. is a producer of natural jam and jellies and the brainchild of Silvano Buccolini. He and his family bring together a variety of seasonal products to the market and have a no chemical approach. Their focus is to […]

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The Medieval "Festa dei Ceri" in Gubbio

Every year on May 15, the town of Gubbio celebrates La Festa dei Ceri. This festival is as old as 8 centuries and loosely translates as Festival of the Candles. But there are no candles in this festival. Instead, you will see huge long wooden sticks or “Ceri” that are part of a wooden base or […]

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What is Travel?? 

The word “travel” is used in everyday conversations more than ever before. The strange part is that what is travel to you might be travel to me. Travel is different to everyone and is also changing with each passing day. What is Travel to you?? For most of the people around me travel is unfortunately […]

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My Tuscan Holiday- An Excursion to San Gimignano

I missed visiting the Tuscan town of San Gimignano (Pronounced: San Jimi Nya No) on my very first visit to Italy. Since then it was on my mind to see the place where Tea with Mussolini was shot. A picturesque town situated on the river Elsa, San Gimignano is probably one of the most touristy […]

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My Tuscan Holiday- An Excursion to Siena

I visited Siena on a radiant day from Florence. Although a few hours is not enough to see this gorgeous Tuscan town, it is definitely not worth leaving either. Known globally for its Palio- a horse race that happens twice every year on July 2 & Aug 16, Siena also prides itself in its medieval walls and stunning […]

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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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Iva’s Yummy “Ljubljananjam” Food Walk

Before I retell the cold rainy day in Ljubljana when I took Iva’s Ljubljananjam  Food Walk, I must tell you why you should visit Slovenia. Its gorgeous, underrated and cheap!! The colorful architecture, famous “Pink Church”, diverse food and wines will blow your mind. And……Its Italy’s neighbor!! FOOD WALK IN LJUBLJANA Coming back to my food […]

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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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