Are you ready for your upcoming trip to Italy? Maybe you’d like to know a few phrases to be polite with the locals and learn a little vocabulary to help you eat well and arrive safely at your destinations? Gaining cultural insight and organizing your itinerary to maximize your time on vacation in Italy can be … More Fall 2014 Italian Language Classes
Spring is coming! Which means it’s time to get ready for your upcoming trip to Italy…or to keep dreaming about one manifesting on your horizon. For Curious Travelers & Beginners, there’s an Italian Language & Culture Workshop on March 14th in Poulsbo from 3-7pm and another on Bainbridge Island Saturday, March 22nd from 10am-2pm. Then, … More Primavera è in arrivo!
Cari amici miei, This is just a quick thank you to everyone who has helped make 2013 a wonderful year — full of new adventures involving Italian language, culture and cuisine! After fully digesting the deliciously enriching experiences my group of travelers and I enjoyed during our November 2013 Culinary Tour of Tuscany, I am … More Happy Holidays!
Get ready for your upcoming trip to Italy… (or the one you’re still dreaming about…) by registering for one of my 1/2-day Beginners Workshops or an 8-week Italian Language Course through Poulsbo Parks & Recreation — visit their website for more information or call 360.779.9898 to register. Classes are held at the beautiful and accommodating … More Spring & Summer Italian Language Classes
Travel to Tuscany for an exclusive foodie experience featuring personalized activities guided by Italian Language Instructor, Personal Chef & Translator, Ashlee Redfern! Contact Ashlee of Italian Inspirations directly to reserve your spot in one of the Culinary Tours of Tuscany in November 2013. Groups will be between 8 and 15 people, so the experience is … More It’s Official: Culinary Tours of Tuscany are happening!! (November 2013)
Ciao Fellow Foodies and Italo-Friends! Here’s a preview of the flyers that are about to hit town… It’s expected that they’ll work like magic for a rapid sell-out. As registrations for the tour begin to come in, excitement is building… Send an e-mail soon to make sure you’re con noi in Toscana!
Italian Inspirations Culinary Tour of Tuscany – November 9-15, 2012 Get ready to book your flight & meet me in Tuscany, because you’re not going to want to miss this dream-like Italian excursion! Lodging, Tours, Tastings, Cooking Classes & Meals have been hand-selected to offer an exclusive insider’s perspective on Tuscany that few tourists ever … More Guided Culinary Tour of Tuscany – November 9-15, 2012
1st Friday Caffè e Conversazione with Italian Inspirations at Cups Espresso Venite a parlare l’italiano il Primo Venerdì di ogni Mese con una tazza del miglior caffè di Poulsbo… Il prossimo incontro sarà il 4 maggio e parlanti di tutti livelli sono sempre benvenuti! Il tema sarà “la Toscana” e se non ci siete ancora … More 1st Friday Caffè e Conversazione – Cups Espresso
Necessities for Language Students and Translators My favorite translation site: WordReference.com I just remembered that I’ve been meaning to say a little something in praise of my favorite tool for translating between English and Italian. I’ve spoken to lots of people who have had trouble with pocket dictionaries and online translating tools–how could we ever … More Translation Tools — Dictionaries vs. Online Resources?
Ciao amici! The Northwest Language Academy in Langley, Washington, is gearing up for another full-immersion weekend for Italian language students. I’ve heard good feedback about this program from students of mine who’ve attended and I highly recommend it for anyone who is trying to master the language. There will be around 10 hours of class … More Italian Language Intensive March 30-31–Whidbey Island