The Invasioni Digitali or Digital Invasions initiative was created to promote culture through the eyes of its participants. As “invaders”, you are asked to photograph and share your experiences through social media. … Read More The Invaders are back: Invasioni Digitali 2017
The Fiera di San Giuseppe is one of the oldest and most traditional fairs in Cosenza. Get the most out of the fair with this guide!… Read More The Fiera di San Giuseppe Guide
Today is International Women’s Day, or as it’s known here in Italy, Festa della Donne. Before moving to Italy, I wasn’t too familiar with this day and it seemed to be celebrated mainly in Europe. But, it’s believed that its origins are actually rooted in America. Although, there are many different accounts of events that led… Read More Celebrate Women’s Day With a Mimosa Cocktail
Carnevale, also known as Carnival or Mardi Gras, is celebrated in so many parts of the world like Rio De Janeiro, New Orleans, Notting Hill, Venice and, well, even Cosenza. Corso Mazzini is the place to be if you want to partake in the festivities linked to Carnevale. There have been stands set up for… Read More Carnevale in Cosenza
Here we go again, it’s World Nutella Day. If you love Nutella as much as I do, then you probably already know what World Nutella Day is. But, if for some odd reason, you still aren’t sure what I’m talking about, then head over here and read up on this now internationally recognized event that… Read More World Nutella Day 2017 ~ Creamy Nutella Liqueur
Before I made my hopeful journey to Italy, I did some self-studying and took a language class with my mom. Even though I grew up surrounded by my relatives, who immigrated to Canada, I never really learned the language. It’s one of the few things I regretted when I was older, but something I’m making… Read More What’s the word I’m looking for?
It’s been a week since we bid farewell to 2016, which was bittersweet for me. It would be an understatement to say that 2016 was a transitional year for me with big changes and new unforgettable experiences. So much happened last year: old friendships grew stronger and new friendships were born; I visited places I’d… Read More 6 Things 2016 Taught Me
This year is nine. Nine years since I last looked into your eyes. Nine years since I felt your warm embrace. Nine years since you left us, even though you weren’t ready and didn’t want to. You fought like a warrior but destiny had other plans for you and, just like that, we were left… Read More Nine Years Without You.
Another year, another World Nutella Day! Well, not exactly…..this year marks the 10th edition of Nutella Day! It’s pretty incredible how what started as a food blogger and Italy expat/lover blogger event grew into an internationally recognized day! I’ve enjoyed participating in World Nutella Day over the years. You can check out some of my past… Read More World Nutella Day 2016 ~ Semifreddo with Nutella
You wake up and it hits you; your throat is a little scratchy and you’re feeling a little congested. And, you instantly think to yourself…..no, no, no, not another dreaded winter cold! It happened to me on the first day of my Christmas holidays, and it sucked! So, what do you do? You could head… Read More Nonna Knows Best: Natural Remedies to Fight Winter Colds