Today we’ll learn about the best Italian cities that you should take the time to visit at least once while you’re alive. Before we go on, it is important to keep in mind that we will be referring to the most universally known cities from il Bel Paese, not willing to dismiss lesser cities or towns as “worse” or “worthless”.
So, you will finally spend your so dreamed about summer in Italy! Being the knowledgeable people we are, we feel the duty of letting you in on facts that will help enjoy your cherished holidays while avoiding the cons (because, as with everything else in life, there are, and you may easily skip those by bearing with us and pay attention to these tips).
Summer is here and with it, i tormentoni dell’estate (Italian summer songs and Italian summer hits) too! Summer looks to be fertile ground for music production and achievements.
Practice makes perfect, they say; however, while we’re learning, we may run into Italian mistakes we may be even unaware of. If we are singling out some of the most common mistakes or errors (there’s a difference), it means we can measure their occurrence by the lot.
If you want to mash your Italian learning up to an amount of body modification, here you are some Italian tattoo quotes to be considered. There could definitely be one that strikes a chord with you.
Music lover? Then you can learn Italian through Opera, the quintessential Italian musical genre.
Gianni Rodari (1920-1980), the author of Favole al telefono (1962) (English translation, Telephone Tales), is the most important Italian children’s author of the 20th century. He is largely known in Italy and Eastern Europe and was particularly relevant to the USSR when it existed. In fact, his “ties” to the former Soviet Union have somewhat prevented Rodari from becoming a household name in Western countries such as the United States, notwithstanding he is very well regarded by critics and scholars.
In this article we will show you some Italian superstitions that, as you know, Italians take very seriously. Many of these superstitions have to do with aspects of life such as marriage, wealth, but also a very human fear or phobia to aging and death –to the extent that Italians do not appreciate jokes about the last two and show the horn sign to ward themselves off. Learning the culture –and superstition are essential to this culture– will help us learn Italian. Continue reading
If you’re planning on enjoying some holidays during these newly recovered times of –kind of– unrestricted circulation, and you have Italy in mind as your destination, you definitely need to learn some Italian summer vocabulary. Continue reading