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On Location Italian

On Location Italian – 16 May 2013

Buongiorno a tutti and welcome to On Location Italian. This week I have felt as if I was back in Scotland, having to endure four seasons in one. At the start of the week, primavera (Spring) was in full bloom in Verona. With the sun shining and temperatures sweltering, I jumped on a train to

On Location Italian – 9 May 2013

Buongiorno a tutti and welcome once again to On Location Italian. After a (very) short visit back home for Pasqua (“Easter”) which flew past in a blur of family, friends, food and laughter, I have since arrived back to the welcoming sunshine of Verona. With exams just around the corner, I have spent the past

On Location Italian – 28 Mar 2013

Buongiorno a tutti and welcome once again to On Location Italian. Being a language student means that I have many friends from back home who, like me, are currently undertaking their year abroad in some great European city and I have spent the past week taking full advantage of this! First stop was a trip

On Location Italian – 14 March 2013

Buongiorno a tutti and welcome to On Location Italian! Now that we are into the month of March the cold, snowy days of winter are fading into the distance and leaving the way for some long awaited rays of sunshine and the clear blue skies of spring to take over. It therefore seemed the perfect

On Location Italian – 28 Feb 2013

Buongiorno a tutti and welcome to On Location Italian. It’s Nicole here writing to you all once again from Verona, Italy. One of the highlights of spending a year abroad is when your loved ones from back home pay you a visit and you are finally able to show them around the beautiful city and

On Location Italian – 14 Feb 2013

Buongiorno a tutti and welcome to On Location Italian. It has been a busy old week here in Verona. To start off with there was the famous Carnevale di Venezia (“Carnival of Venice”), an annual festival held in Venice that attracts visitors from all over. I was fortunate enough to spend the day there, taking

On Location Italian – 31 Jan 2013

Buongiorno a tutti and welcome back to On Location Italian. After having a great Christmas and New Year at home with all the family, I am ready to jump straight back into my life as an Erasmus student in Verona. Unfortunately my first week back was consumed by exams. Once they were done and dusted,

On Location Italian – 20 Dec 2012

Buongiorno a tutti and welcome to On Location Italian. Lessons are all finished up, exams are just around the corner and I am home for Christmas next week. It’s official, my first semester in Verona is almost over. And what a semester it has been! I am so grateful for all the amazing places I

On Location Italian – 13 Dec 2012

Buongiorno a tutti! It’s Nicole here, back with another On Location Italian blog post! The festive season is fast approaching and here in Verona it really is beginning to look a lot like Christmas. I have spent much of this week visiting i Mercatini di Natale (“the Christmas Markets”) which are situated just off one

On Location Italian – 6 Dec 2012

Buongiorno a tutti and welcome to this week’s On Location Italian. It’s Nicole here writing to you all once again from the Italian city of Verona. I am now into the final straight with only a few weeks left until I am home for Christmas. I have therefore decided that it is all hands on

On Location Italian – 29 Nov 2012

Buongiorno a tutti and welcome once again to On Location Italian. It’s Nicole here back with another post brought to you all the way from the romantic city of Verona. As always, it has been a very busy couple of days, the highlight of which was a trip to Rome. They say Rome was not

On Location Italian – 22 Nov 2012

Buongiorno a tutti and Welcome to On Location Italian with Nicole, here in Verona. Now that we are into the month of November, the days of catching a bus to Lago di Garda (“Lake Garda”) to enjoy the last of the sunshine seem to be far behind us. That isn’t to say there aren’t still

On Location Italian – 8 Nov 2012

Buongiorno a tutti and Welcome to On Location Italian! It’s Nicole here writing from Verona, and this week marks my 6th week living la dolce vita (“the sweet life”) here in Italy. In addition to enjoying a vibrant social life, I am now getting stuck into life as a student at La Facoltà di Giurisprudenza

On Location Italian – 1 Nov 2012

Boungiorno a tutti and welcome again to my On Location Italian blog. This is Nicole writing from Verona, Italy. I have been here for just over a month now and I am really starting to get settled in well. I have met so many other Erasmus students, and I’ve also made good friends with other

On Location Italian – 18th Oct 2012

Buongiorno a tutti! Welcome to On Location Italy. This week I am going to tell you about my first experience with the Italian railway system. My week began on a high when I finally found a flat that I liked in Verona. However, I had to wait at least a week before I could move

On Location Italian 4th Oct 2012

Buongiorno a tutti! I have arrived safe and sound in the beautiful city of Verona, the home of Romeo and Juliette and my new home for the next year while I study at Verona University. I have only been here for two days and I have already met so many other Erasmus students, seen so many lovely sights and

On Location Italian – meet our blogger

Ciao a tutti! It’s Nicole here. I’m 21 and I live in Glasgow, Scotland where I study the slightly unusual yet rewarding combination of law and Italian. I am so glad that I chose Italian because it has led me to the beautiful town of Verona in the Italian region of Veneto where I will