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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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Rome’s Captivating Castel Sant’Angelo

Last week several fellow Italy bloggers met in Rome and spent an entire weekend discovering the delights of the magnificent city. If you check the hashtag #WinterinRome on Instagram/Twitter you will be amazed at the options Rome has in Winters. My fellow bloggers really inspired me to visit Rome in winters and I hope to […]

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Orvieto and its Torre del Moro

Of the many cities that I visited in Umbria, Orvieto turned out to be the most charming. I took a day trip from Perugia and saw its fabulous Duomo and bought some ceramics from the shops in the centre. While enjoying a glass of Orvieto Classico after lunch, I overheard a lady talking about climbing the Torre […]

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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

I was drenched and cold when I reached the centre of Ljubljana from Italy. I had to meet Iva of Ljubljananjam for a food walk. Not only was this my first day in Ljubljana, Slovenia but also my very first Food Walk! To top it all, I was left with just a 5% battery on the phone […]

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