Italian Grammar: Essere Vs. Stare

Italian Grammar: Essere Vs. Stare

We get asked the difference between the verbs “essere” and “stare” all the time and, as always, while there are rules, there are also many times in which the two are interchangeable and things can get confusing. Main uses...

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The 7 Secrets of Bologna

The 7 Secrets of Bologna

A few months ago, talking to one of my university colleagues, I discovered something cool about one of the most beautiful Italian cities: Bologna. She told me how this city is architecturally stunning, how cordial local people are and how...

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The one and only limoncello recipe!

The one and only limoncello recipe!

Limoncello is a liquor that has its roots in Southern Italy, specifically, in the Amalfi Coast, Sorrento and the island of Capri and we love to drink it as an aperitif or digestive after a meal. This amazing liquor was born in the early 1900s in...

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International Women’s Day

International Women’s Day

Since 1909 the 8th of March has been International Women’s Day. How did this tradition begin? You may not know that this tradition began right here in the United States thanks to an initiative by the American socialist party. This news comes as a...

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