Tag archive for ‘Learn Italian’
By Italia Travel & Life On Sunday, September 1st, 2013

Italy’s Tourism Industry

Italy?s economy relies on a successful tourism industry, but here Mario Matassa looks at what visitors find most infuriating? such as unreliable transport, busy streets and high hotel prices… Il turista felice Nonostante More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Thursday, August 29th, 2013

Family-owned Businesses: A Restaurant Venture

Italy?s independent businesses are at the heart of its culture, and the lack of chain stores is part of its charm. Mario Matassa embarks on a restaurant venture of his own and joins the ranks of family-owned businesses? Diversit? L?Italia More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Sunday, August 18th, 2013

Opening a Restaurant in Italy

Mario Matassa tells us about his hectic few weeks opening his very own restaurant, and how he decided to embark on this rather ambitious project at the same time as moving house with his family? Stress Si dice che More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Saturday, July 20th, 2013

Learning Italian: What Can I Expect?

We put a question to an Italian teacher of the language about whether having experience of Spanish will help… SPEAKING THE LINGO I currently speak good Spanish but would like to learn Italian properly. Firstly, More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Monday, July 15th, 2013

Italian Social Cultures: A Question of Identity

Sebastian Cresswell-Turner explores the differences between cultures, and most importantly how la bella figura features strongly as the Italian sense of pride and presentation in everyday life?   La bella More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Saturday, July 13th, 2013

Italian Restaurant Culture Explained

Sebastian Cresswell-Turner explains how to embrace the more direct approach when ordering a cappuccino or eating at a restaurant… Il cappuccino che tradisce Verso la fine degli anni durante i quali fui residente More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Thursday, July 4th, 2013

Holidays in Italy: Latina Province

Tom Alberto Bull reminisces on holidays from his childhood and looks at why Italian families have the tendency to return to the same place every year? Vacanza dell?estate Essendo cresciuto in una famiglia Italo More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Saturday, June 15th, 2013

The Festa Della Donna: Celebrating Women in Italian Culture

Sebastian Cresswell-Turner explores La Festa della Donna – the 
Italian day celebrating women – and how the seasonal changes 
provide a satisfying rhythm to the life of those who live in Italy…   Festa More...