Let’s go back to the Castles of Romeo and Juliet in Montecchio Maggiore and take part to the Faida, a Medieval Festival inspired by the Tragedy of the two star-crossed lovers.
It’s the wisteria season and Italians seems to love this plant very much! Check some pictures of this purple beauty and learn why wisteria creates a connection between Italy and Japan.
Are you learning Italian? Would you like to add some vocabulary belonging to the sphere of everyday life and not usually taught in class? Go on reading this post, you find some quirky and funny words 😉
This month’s topic for the DolceVitaBloggers’ linkup is “A perfect day in Italy“. I didn’t intend to join, as I’m way behind with my blog’s schedule, but then I started to read Jasmine, Kelly and Kristie‘s entries and I suddenly found inspiration. Suggesting an itinerary for a “perfect day” in the Belpaese would have been an impossible task for me, so I’m glad it was a poem that came up. I’m also happy it was born in Italian, as sometimes I miss writing in my own language. You’ll find a translation of course, along with explanations in the notes and cultural ( and personal) references. I thought it could be useful for those of you who are learning Italian.
This month’s topic “Exceptional Women” is a chance for me to put into words some thoughts about gender roles and society in and outside Italy.
Which are the colours connected with Italy? And which roles do they play in the Italian culture? Read more to discover it!