Rubbing the tip your index finger against your cheek is a sign you enjoy what you are eating and I have often found myself doing that here in Italy. From trying pastries to street food and real meals, I have largely loved most of Italian foods, even if I consider some too salty or sugary. […]
Racial discrimination, this is a very touchy topic many Africans would not dare to thread. Who wants to be reminded that their forefathers were tortured and sold to slavery? It doesn’t only sting the heart, but has left a stigma.
The Sicilia Street Food Festival at Cefalu held in September. There were a lot of traditional Sicilian snacks and food. From Panella to Arancina to contemporary snacks like burger (panino) but made in the Sicilian way – with swordfish shaped in form of a sausage.
If you are a lover of countrysides and serenity, you had love Travo. This little town, nestled up the hills in Emilia Romagna region is one and a half hour drive away from Milan.
Christmas is around the corner. The holiday bells will jingle soon. The countdown has began. I am getting prepped for the holidays. What about you? If you are thinking of the cheapest countries to visit this holiday, well, we are together. I also travel, but without the need to break the bank. So I have put […]
Lecco is a lake city with a lot of attractions and things to offer. Rocky, colourful and serene are three words that can perfectly describe the city. This lake city is in the same region as Milan – Lombardy. It is a perfect choice if you looking to escape Milan for a day to somewhere […]
It’s my twelfth month of living in Italy, I think it’s okay to bestow upon myself the worthiness to define Italian people. Day by day I am getting drawn into the Italian way of life. As I write, I already practice two of these definitions I will be listing. Every Italian you come across is bound […]
Mondello is a little posh town located in Southern Italy. The fact that this little posh town is a 10 minutes drive from the centre of the Capital City – Palermo, makes it one of the most visited destinations for tourists – and locals too.
People often walk up to me to ask, compare your living experiences in Milan and Palermo. Which do you prefer? I will often answer with, there are a lot of reasons to choose Palermo over Milan but two reasons not to. Based on my experience living in these two cities, I would tell you to choose Palermo […]
My summer has been much more eventful than I had thought or planned. Just when I thought I will spend the summer exploring Milan and its nearby cities more, I moved to a new city at the peak of summer – July. Even though I love and miss Milan greatly, I am beginning to fall […]
Monza is the third-largest city of Lombardy Region in Italy. It is a city on the River Lambro and just about 15 kilometres (9 miles) northeast of Milan. The proximity of the city to Milan puts it on the list of one of the places to take a day trip to from Milan. Taking a train from […]
Permesso di Soggiorno is a paperwork most foreigners dread most in Italy, it is never done. The first frustration is the language, especially if you have no knowledge of Italian. You need to start looking for information from every nook and cranny of the internet in English.
If you are planning to visit any part of Italy, then you are probably aware it may be difficult to communicate with the locals or get around if you don’t speak the official language of the country – Italian. Catch up some few popularly used Italian Phrases before your arrival in Italy:
A friend told me, you don’t have to spend a fortune to travel – you don’t have to go bankrupt. All you need to do is to search the best deals online, make a budget and stick to it! Following this advice, at the spur of the moment, I decided to take a day trip […]
I can never forget my excitement about my trip to Como, it was my first with new friends from Milan. Como is a city at the southern tip of Lake Como in northern Italy. The town is home to American actor – George Clooney and other celebrities like Donatella Versace and Madonna. From Cadorna railway station, with a […]