Understanding Italian Culture | Breaking the Ice and Saving Money

BREAKING THE ICE The Italians are incredibly warm and friendly people who will try hard to communicate with you, but...

Understanding Italian Culture | Manners, Bella Figura, Siesta and Passeggiata

Part of enjoying Italy comes from understanding and embracing the differences in our culture.  I have tried to put together...

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Understanding Italian Culture | Toilet Basics

TOILETS I could probably dedicate a whole book to my adventures with Italian bathrooms.  It could almost become a game...

Understanding Italian Culture | Dining, Tips, Gelato and Coffee

DINING In Italy, the food is an experience.  Lunches and dinners last at least two hours; you linger over your...

Understanding Italian Culture | Handling Money, Shopping, Computers and Staying in Line

**I will be re-blogging my Understanding Italian Culture Series this week.** HANDLING MONEY Italians love correct or almost correct change. ...