Italian Mountain terms

Italian mountain terms

If you want to spend some time in Italy you’ve really a vast choice of options to choose from. If you want to spend some time in Italy you’ve really a vast choice of options to choose from. Yes, because Italy can offer many different landscapes. You can choose to spend some time in some of the biggest Italian cities like Rome, Florence, Milan or in beautiful small Italian villages like Cividale, Bard, Colfosco, etc. In alternative, you can spend some time in the mountains, at the seaside or even in the hills. In this article, today I’ll focus on …

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Four unusual museums in Italy

Four unusual museums in Italy

Some of the places tourists visit when in Italy are museums. In addition to host wonderful exhibitions, during Summer museums also offer tourists the opportunity to shelter from the heat. The most visited museums in Italy are Uffizi and Bargello in Florence, Cenacolo Vinciano in Milan, Galleria Borghese in Rome, etc. However, if you want to distance yourself from traditional museums and visit unusual museums, here’s a list of the most interesting places you should visit. MUMMIES MUSEUM Ferentillo mummies museum is in Saint Stephen Church in the Umbria region. From the XVI century on all the people who died …

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Five Italian slang words

Five Italian slang words

If you stay in Italy for some time, and you make friends with some Italians, you’ll soon discover that Italians use many slang words in everyday life. Staying in Italy for a while and making friends with some Italians is surely the best way for you to learn some Italian slang words and also to be able to use them correctly. However, if you cannot spend a month or two in Italy, don’t worry, because in this article you’re going to learn five Italian slang words. LIMONARE Imagine you’re in Italy, you go to a disco and meet an Italian …

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Five places where you can get rid of bad luck in Italy

Five places where you can get rid of bad luck in Italy

Are you particularly unlucky in this period? Are you in Italy? Don’t worry! In this article you’ll find some solutions to get rid of bad luck. In fact, in Italy in addition to small objects and gestures that bring good luck, you’ll find also some famous places where people say you can get rid of bad luck for a very long time. Let’s see some of them. TREVI FOUNTAIN The most famous place in Italy to get rid of bad luck is Trevi fountain in Rome. The fountain was designed by the architect Nicola Salvi in baroque style. It’s 26 …

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How to use Italian passato remoto

How to use Italian passato remoto

Sometimes students have troubles understanding when and how to use the different tenses the Italian language has. This is often because the use of Italian tenses can be different from the use the same tenses have in their native language or even because some Italian tenses do not exist in their native language. As you might already know, in Italian there are different tenses you can use to talk about the past. You can talk about the past using passato prossimo, you can talk about the past using imperfetto, and you can also talk about the past using passato remoto. …

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