While in Italy, Liz discovers her passion for food and the value of friendship. Take a slice of the Italian life with our audio guide to Italy - complete with phrasebook; discover the history of pizza and try some delicious recipes yourself; and if you want more, why not think about enrolling on a beginners' Italian course?
Whether you're heading for the threatened beauty of Venice or the historical surprises of Rome, you'll get much more... Listen now: Weekend Break: Italian
The history and science of pizza Read more: Ever Wondered About... Pizza?
Try out our recipe from the Ever Wondered About Food series Launch now: Recipe: Gorgonzola cheese pasta
Try out our recipe from the Ever Wondered About Food series Launch now: Recipe: Mediterranean garden pizza
This course will enable you to develop the skills you need to speak and understand simple Italian in everyday contexts Read more: Study at OU: Andante: beginners' Italian
The second leg of Liz's trip takes her to India where she engages with the rich culture and begins to understand the power of faith and prayer.
Sacred spaces Featuring: Video Creative commons image Credit: By Todd Baker << technowannabe via Flickr under Creative Commons licence
Britain is full of sacred spaces: places of great spiritual significance. This video, from The Open University&rsquo... Watch now: Sacred spaces
All about religion Creative commons image Credit: By roblisameehan via Flickr under Creative Commons licence
With the Pope's September visit to the UK stirring up lots of debate around religion, use our guide to the world of... Read more: All about religion
Melissa Butcher visits Delhi and sees the development taking place in the run up to the 2010 Commonwealth Games Read more: A tale of two cities
Find out more about The India programme, part of the BBC/OU's 'What the Ancients Did for Us' TV series Read more: What The Ancients Did For Us - The Indians
In spite of the chaos and the variety of vehicles, India may be greener than the UK when it comes to traffic pollution. Read more: Breathing easy in India
In the wake of Oscar success, the film Slumdog Millionaire provokes questions of national identity. Read more: And the award goes to...
The final part of Liz's journey leads her not only to the stunning shores of Bali, but also to true love.
Plato considered the question a long time ago... but we're still, perhaps, no nearer an answer. Read more: What is love?
Tara Palmer-Tomkinson really buys into the idea of love for sale – she’s always falling for the images of... Read more: Are We All Love Junkies?