My suggestions for your Italian holidays

Italian holidays

Excited about your Italian holidays? I’m pretty sure you are. After all, you’re going to have a lot of fun, eat delicious food, and see beautiful landscapes and historical sites. But do you know how to get the most from your Italian holidays? Here are a few suggestions that will help you have the best Italian holidays ever. 1. Make an effort and learn some Italian Let’s be honest, Italian isn’t as popular as English, I know, but this is one of the reasons why you actually should learn a few sentences in Italian. Indeed, Italians do love toursists who…

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Italian connecting words – Dunque, quindi, and perciò

Italian connecting words

Knowing how to use the right linking word in Italian can help you both speak and write more easily, and organize your conversations logically. Some time ago, I talked about how to use the Italian connecting words insomma, and allora. Today, I’d like to explain how the Italian connecting words dunque, quindi, and perciò are used. DUNQUE Dunque can be used in many different ways in Italian. 1. Dunque can be used to express a consequence, a deduction or a conclusion. Ex: Questa casa è enorme e dunque è più adatta a una famiglia This house is huge, so it’s…

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Weird places in Italy

Weird places in Italy

Have you ever visited Italy? Where have you been? Maybe in one of the most famous Italian cities like Venice or Rome? Or you’ve visited one of the isles, Sicily, perhaps? Ok. You know where to go to have fun and see historical sites. However, I’m pretty sure you still don’t know that in Italy you can find some weird places too. Cestia Pyramid If you’ve ever been in Rome, you’ll now know that there is a pyramid there. Yes, a real pyramid! The Roman pyramid is located near Porta San Paolo and dates back to the 12 BC. The…

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Italian linking words – Insomma, and allora

Italian linking words – Insomma, and allora

Linking words are those words that show how two or more ideas or sentences are related to one another. So, they are used to join clauses, sentences and paragraphs. Linking words are essential to express concepts logically. That’s why today I’ll tell you how to use some Italian linking words correctly. 1. Insomma Insomma is the first of the five Italian linking words of today’s list. Insomma can be used in many different ways in Italian. It can be used to conclude or sum up something you were saying. Ex: Le alte temperature stanno sciogliendo i ghiacciai, senza considerare che…

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Two creepy places in Italy

Two creepy places in Italy

In Italy there aren’t only beautiful famous historical buildings but also creepy places. Some of them can be visited, some others, instead, are completely abandoned. Today I’m going to talk about two abandoned creepy places in Italy. 1. Villa Pastore Villa Pastore is located in the town of Valenzia, in Piedmont. It was built for the Pastore’s family in the first half of the 19th century. The family was composed of a man, a woman and their two children, Elisa and Giovanni. The Pastores lived in this villa for some years before abandoning it after the tragedies that struck their…

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