Category Archives: Lifestyle

Where is the best place to propose in Italy?

Italy has a reputation for romance and romantics. From Romeo and Juliet, to Puccini’s operas, to the legendary Casanova, Italians are clearly a passionate lot. And Italy is packed with romantic locations too. Historic hilltop towns look out over rolling … Continue reading

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12 expat travellers reveal the best destinations to live

Dreaming of living the expat life? Got your eye on a Tuscan farmhouse or living la dolce vita, the sweet life, in Venice? You’re not alone! Estimates suggest that as many as 8 million non-military Americans are currently living abroad … Continue reading

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Italian fashion for designer dogs!

Venetians love their dogs, that’s plain to see. They dote on them like another child, carrying them around and taking them everywhere including into bars, shops and even restaurants. And why not, they’re a great conversation starter and who doesn’t … Continue reading

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Italian 101 – How to say congratulations on your engagement

It’s wonderful when two people find love together. And it’s a great excuse to celebrate when an engagement is announced. So how do you congratulate the happy couple in Italian? Fortunately its actually quite straight forward, you just need to … Continue reading

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World Toilet Day – Spending a penny in Italy

More people in the world have a mobile phone than a toilet. Shocking isn’t it? So as the 19th November is UN World Toilet Day, I thought I’d take a pee(k) at the loos in Italy and see how flush … Continue reading

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Italian 101 – How to ask will you marry me?

A year ago two of my dearest friends got engaged in Venice and they’re due to tie the knot in a couple of weeks after more than eleven years together. So if you are planning a romantic trip to ask … Continue reading

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Giornata internazionale della Multilingual Blogging 2014

Oggi e il giorno internazionale della “multilingual blogging” e quindi, dopo aver studiato l’italiano per 6 anni, ho deciso di scrivere questo blog post in italiano invece di inglese!! Spero che andrà bene!! Vedremo! Allora, studiando una lingua non è … Continue reading

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