My mother's favorite movie was "Roman Holiday". She used to keep talking about the debonair Gregory Peck and the effervescent Audrey Hepburn. I could never watch the movie with Ma. I watched it long after she passed away. However, the moment the movie started, I had a "love at first sight" moment with Peck, Hepburn, and Rome. … Continue reading My Roman Holiday- Rome Walking Tour #wanderfulwednesday
Pisa Central station is the most deserted station that I have seen in my life. It was 7pm and other than Gail, me and a homeless man, there was not a single soul to be seen anywhere. Pisa is a small town that becomes quite deserted after sunset and the station was no exception. Our … Continue reading 6 Must See Places in Florence
I fell in love with Italy when I was a student of class VII. My geography teacher Mrs. Banerjee was a beautiful lady who had visited Italy. During her class, she used to narrate us stories from her visit. She narrated the story so beautifully that I could almost visualize the lanes and canals of … Continue reading Pisa- The First Glimpse of Tuscany
Ahead of my Europe trip, I downloaded a language learning app called Duolingo and started learning Italian and French. In Europe, I observed from my previous trips that it becomes extremely difficult without knowing the local dialect, I was especially worried about France because the French are well known for their aversion to speaking English. … Continue reading How Bengali helped me in Europe
"Someone's sitting in the shade today because someone planted a tree a long time ago.” ― Warren Buffett I was inside a Bus in Florence when I spotted this tree with yellow leaves. Immediately I fell in love with it. Clicking from a moving bus is not easy but somehow I managed. Hope all of you … Continue reading Tree Love in Florence- #ThursdayTreeLove53
I came across this Christmas Tree in one of the bookshops in Rome, Italy. This is a dream tree for any bibliophile and I loved every bit of it. Joining Natasha and Esha for #WordlessWednesday.