Tag Archives: bologna
January 26, 2013

C’est la Vie: 2012 in Pictures

I’ve been meaning to take a brief inventory of the last year, my favourite memories and subsequently my favourite photographs. In chronological order, here is a visual recap of what was an incredible year including an itinerary something like this: Canada, Italy, France, Italy, France, England, France, Canada, France. Oh la la! C’est trop!   […]

July 15, 2012

Language is a Bridge

A Brief History of Italian Language & Gestures As a follow-up to the previous lesson explaining the various Italian hand gestures, Mr Bernardoni gives a lesson on the history of Italian language and it’s development. Mr Andrea Bernardoni is a lawyer, author and professor of Italian language and culture at ARCA Italian School Bologna in […]

July 4, 2012

See, Taste, Do!

Instagram Highlights from the Emilia Romagna Region of Italy I’ve enjoyed two captivating weeks in the fascinating, beautiful and varied region of Emilia Romagna courtesy of Tourism Emilia Romanga.  Each week, one spent in Bologna and the other in Rimini, offered endless sightseeing, learning opportunities and delicious food. Below are my Instagram highlights from BlogVille […]

June 14, 2012

How to Speak Italian Without Saying a Word

Body language is an important part of communication; experts say non-verbal communication accounts for anywhere up to 93% of language.  While that number is high and often disputed, there is no doubt that people use their bodies to express themselves. When in Italy, it’s easy to see how body language, specifically hand gestures, are vital […]

June 14, 2012

Carpigiani Gelato University: The Art of Making Gelato

Italy’s best gelato is known worldwide and carefully crafted by experienced gelato chefs, educated only by the top instructors in the gelato industry!  Carpigiani Gelato University, located in the Emilia Romagna region of Italy, churns out award winning gelato-makers from Canada to Israel and a few places in between. Future gelatiers from all over the […]