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Besides being one of my favorite people online, Marissa Bognanno, creator of The Boot Blog, is also a fluent speaker of Standard Italian and the dialect of Barletta, the town where she lives with her husband, Manu.
I first learned about her from Krista at Alla Fiorentina, and I’m so glad that I got the chance to meet both of them.
— Which method that didn’t work for Marissa that you’ll find surprising
— Which two methods Marissa found most useful to her
— Which tense was most difficult for her to learn + which she’s still struggling with
— Her two favorite words in Italian
— A hilarious story about gossip in the town of Barletta, Italy
— Some of the challenges she’s experienced while working in Italy
— What she did on days when she was frustrated with learning Italian
Get to know me and Marissa
I love THIS food picture from her Instagram.