Crash Course

Language
by Barry Lillie | Sat, 08/30/2014 - 04:00
[In the picture: Vincenzo Nibali, the Sicilian-born road bicycle racer, winner of the 2014 Tour de France.] Sometimes, it seems that everyone in Italy is…
Language
by Barry Lillie | Sat, 08/23/2014 - 04:00
Today we shall give you some language tips for dealing with money matters, whether on holiday or in the first stages of buying a property in Italy. If you want…
Language
by Barry Lillie | Sat, 08/02/2014 - 03:30
[Photo Steve McCurry] Turn on any television series or film where there’s an Italian character and it won’t be long before you hear the word ‘family’. The…
Language
by Barry Lillie | Sat, 05/31/2014 - 03:00
If you enjoy exploring Italy on your own, it’s a good idea to learn a few basic questions to help you if you get lost, or to assist you in getting to where you…
Life + Style
by Barry Lillie | Sat, 05/17/2014 - 03:40
No one likes to think that anything could go wrong while they are on holiday, and the probability of you needing to deal with an emergency is low. But…
Language
by Barry Lillie | Sat, 03/22/2014 - 03:45
Whether visiting Milan, famous for its fashion houses and stilisti (designers) or a Neapolitan high-street, here are a few words and phrases that will be…
Language
by Barry Lillie | Tue, 02/25/2014 - 02:00
With so many low-cost airlines offering inexpensive flights to Italy, many people are moving away from booking holidays through travel agents and venturing on…
Language
by ITALY | Thu, 03/14/2013 - 07:21
When meeting new people in Italy, you will most likely find yourself asking either ‘tu come ti chiami?’ or ‘Lei come si chiama?’ Both mean ‘what is your name’…
Language
by Katia Amore | Sat, 03/09/2013 - 06:00
We all love the kaleidoscope of colour that we so readily picture as being the essence of Italy. It obviously comes from Italian art and their world famous…
Language
by Alesha Allen | Thu, 02/21/2013 - 04:59
We all love good Italian food, and it can be interesting to find out about Italian idioms which use food and drink to express a variety of meanings, such as:È…