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Learn Italian in Italy's experience, diary of a holiday in Bologna

Posted in Italian experiences on Apr 30, 2023

Two weeks ago we kicked off the first course of season 2023 in Bologna, my hometown, the beautiful capital of Emilia-Romagna. I had an amazing time together with my student Crispin and his wife Christine. Crispin has been my student for a very long time.

Learn Italian in Italy's experience, diary of a holiday in Bologna

Posted in Italian experiences on Nov 24, 2022

The last week of September we kicked off another course in Bologna, my hometown, the beautiful capital of Emilia-Romagna. I had an amazing time together with my students Dave and Diane who have been my students for a very long time.

Learn Italian in Italy's experience, diary of a holiday in Bologna

Posted in Italian experiences on Sep 22, 2022

Last week we kicked off a course in Bologna, my hometown, the beautiful capital of Emilia-Romagna I had an amazing time together with my students Jane and Cecily and their husbands Jeff and Wil.

Bellaria's diary

Posted in Italian experiences on May 29, 2022

On Saturday the 9th of April we kicked off the 2022 summer season. I had an amazing time together with my students Jeremy and Bev who were very pleased about their Italian experience in Bellaria Igea Marina!

Easter in Italy

Posted in Touring, events, places and traditions on Mar 23, 2021

Easter is one of the most important celebrations for the Christian community. In addition to the religious significance, for Italians it is also an opportunity to celebrate the arrival of spring.

La festa di San Valentino – Valentine's day

Posted in Touring, events, places and traditions on Feb 12, 2021

Valentino was an Italian Christian bishop, born in Interamna Nahars, now Terni (a town in central Italy, about an hour and a half from Rome)

How to effectively build a working day on remote work with family and children at home

Posted in Touring, events, places and traditions on Oct 16, 2020

In the context of the global COVID-19 pandemic, many employees were sent by employers to work remotely.

“Tartufo”: the white gold of the gods: history, traditions and uses

Posted in Touring, events, places and traditions on Oct 28, 2019

Tartufo is an underground mushroom, a sort of “black and white gold” known since the ancient times.

Ferragosto: una tradizione italiana

Posted in Touring, events, places and traditions on Aug 13, 2019

The 15th of August in Italy is a very important bank holiday that happens in the middle of the summer holiday. It’s a day dedicated to picnics, barbecues, celebration in restaurants and at home!

Learn Italian in Italy's experience, diary of a holiday

Posted in Italian experiences on Jun 28, 2019

On Saturday the 1st of June we kicked off the 2019 summer season with our first course in Bellaria Igea Marina, an iconic seaside resort on the Adriatic coast in northern Italy

Learn Italian in Italy’s experience, diary of a holiday with italian tutor on the mountains

Posted in Italian experiences on Jun 28, 2019

On Saturday the 1st of June we kicked off the 2019 summer season with our first course in Bellaria Igea Marina, an iconic seaside resort on the Adriatic coast in northern Italy.

La colomba di Pasqua – an italian tradition

Posted in Touring, events, places and traditions on Apr 15, 2019

I am sure you have tasted the Panettone, the traditional Italian Christmas cake, widely popular even abroad. You may not have heard, though, of “La Colomba di Pasqua”, the traditional Italian Easter cake.

Father’s Day

Posted in Touring, events, places and traditions on Mar 19, 2019

As in some other catholic countries fathers are celebrated on March the 19th, St. Joseph day. The husband of Mary the Virgin, the mother of Jesus Christ

La festa della Befana

Posted in Touring, events, places and traditions on Jan 04, 2019

Christmas atmosphere in Italy is kept until the 6th of January when Italians celebrates Epiphany but as well an ugly old witch called Befana.

Christmas in italy – a month of festivities

Posted in Touring, events, places and traditions on Dec 21, 2018

Christmas is a major holiday in Italy… which means Italians celebrate lots of great, Christmas traditions! Across Italy, Natale tends to be a family-centric holiday

Gabriele

I am a 45 years old certified Italian teacher with a degree in politics and a PhD in modern history.