Category: Learning Italian

Favourite podcasts

The Hidden Brain by NPR: I listened to this one all about debt: This episode all about scarcity was particularly impressive: Ted Radio Hour by NPR: About loneliness: How I built this by NPR: How Ben and Jerry Ice Cream was founded: The Story behind Recaptcha: ARD Radio Tatort (crime fiction […]

Italian bookshop in Basel

Opening hours: closed on Mondays Tuesday thru Friday: 10-13 / 14.30-18.30 Saturday: 10-16.30 Address: St. Johanns-Vorstadt 62 4056 Basel Tel / Fax 061 381 80 40 Update on 22 March 2010: La libreria italiana ha un nuovo sito internet e un nuovo indirizzo e-mail. Website: La Libreria Italiana Di Basilea Email: libreriait at Update […]

new at learning italian

3 years after my last italian classes in Lugano, i’ve enrolled for yet another italian language course for advanced learners. Today was the first lesson. And it looks like it’s going to be fast-moving and challenging. I’m introducing a new category at, learning Italian, in which I’ll post notes and useful links from time […]