Episode 8: Hiking, Biking & Finding Work in Italy with Madeline Jhawar

Sadly, the audio file for this episode was lost during a transfer. We’ll get Madeline back on the podcast at some point to offer her wisdom again!

Summary: Hosts Sara, Jessica, & Michelle talk about Italy and the 2010 World Cup and Rome’s first modern art museum. Then we speak with Madeline Jhawar, an Italy travel consultant, about some of the varied jobs she has had in the country – along with her tips for the best biking and hiking in Italy.

Eye on Italy News Stories:

Special Guest:

Madeline Jhawar lived in Italy for a total of 5 years at different points in her life, and remains an Italophile to this day. She’s a Canadian living in Chicago who writes a travel blog and creates custom trips for Italy. [@MadelineJ on Twitter; Madeline’s Italy Photo Contest on Facebook]

Eye on Italy Angolo d’Italiano:

  • Creative Italian ways to remind someone to close the door:
    • Hai la coda? = Do you have a tail?
    • Abiti al Colosseo? = Do you live in the Colosseum?
    • An English equivalent: Were you born in a barn?

Eye on Italy Picks of the Week:

Video of the week :
Bruno Bozzetto : Italy vs. Europe – an oldie, but a goodie.

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