Italian Ways

Life + Style
by Elena Ciprietti | Tue, 07/07/2020 - 00:03
Seven women. Seven men. Seven minute speed dates. On Zoom. The concept of speed dating isn't new to me, yet being confined to a small box on a screen added…
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by Georgette Jupe | Mon, 07/06/2020 - 06:02
We know how many people are looking to stay connected to Italy while abroad, especially right now when it is not clear when tourism as we once knew it would be…
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by Myra Robinson | Mon, 05/25/2020 - 11:04
As Italy gradually returns to a semblance of normality, how has the virus affected the lives of Italians? Do they believe everything will be as it always has…
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by Francesca Maggi | Tue, 04/28/2020 - 04:07
I fill my tall shaker with cubes of ice for my morning caffè shakerato – A heady jolt of caffeine, melted ice and luscious foam. Now inhabiting my great-aunt’s…
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by james.appleton | Thu, 01/09/2020 - 04:41
Since 2014, Pasta Grannies has introduced the world to 250 nonne from Italy and the diaspora. Through YouTube, they show off their skills making pasta by hand…
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by John Bensalhia | Tue, 01/07/2020 - 03:44
Italian TV continues to make it big around the world. Some of its most popular telly exports are sold to eager stations around the world. Many of these have…
Culture
by Myra Robinson | Thu, 11/21/2019 - 00:12
If you want to find a street sign which truly symbolises Italy, you don't have to look very far. In virtually every town and village you will see a bright blue…
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by Myra Robinson | Tue, 08/27/2019 - 04:58
Italians are extraordinarily good at entertaining themselves. In summer they organise things to avoid the worst of the blisteringly hot weather. Walk around…
Culture
by rebeccawinke | Thu, 01/17/2019 - 03:25
One of the most perplexing and, often, disappointing discoveries when visiting central Italy—including Umbria and vast swaths of Lazio, Tuscany, and Le Marche…
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by rebeccawinke | Tue, 12/04/2018 - 04:23
When new expats imagine what their lives are going to look like in Italy, it is often a Hollywood montage flashing between scenes of fabulous meals, sunsets…