Mud therapy in Italy

Mud therapy in Italy

When you hear the word terme – hot springs – or spa in Italy, you immediately think about relaxation. There are many hot springs and spas in Italy and some of them offer also mud therapy – fangoterapia. As you’ve probably already guessed, mud therapy is based on mud. The mud used is usually a combination of clay, thermal water and micro-organisms, and it’s particularly beneficial for people suffering from arthro-rheumatic inflammatory diseases. According to a study from the University of Padua the use of mud and thermal water relieves the pain caused by these diseases and improves mobility. These…

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How to say I love you in Italian

“How do you say I love you in Italian?” Apparently, this is one of the most googled questions. So, since Saint Valentine’s day is approaching, in today’s article, I’m going to answer this question. But before telling you how to say I love you in Italian, let’s see where the feast of Saint Valentine comes from. SAINT VALENTINE – ORIGINS Everyone knows that Saint Valentine is the patron saint of lovers but few know that he’s also the patron saint of epileptics and beekeepers. But who was St. Valentine? It seems that Saint Valentine was a 3rd century Roman priest.…

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The highest Italian huts to visit

Italian huts

Do you like the mountains? Then you should know that in Italy you can find many huts located 3000 meters above the sea level. So, let’s see three of the highest Italian huts you can visit.   CAPANNA MARGHERITA Capanna Margherita is the highest hut you can find in Italy – and in Europe. It’s located in Piedmont, on Monte Rosa, at an altitude of 4,554 meters. The construction of the hut was directed by The Italian Alpine Club in 1889 and dedicated to the queen of Italy Margherita of Savoy. The hut was pre-built in the valley and then…

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Italian comedies to watch – Adriano Celentano

Italian comedies to watch - Adriano Celentano

  Adriano Celentano is a celebrity in Italy. He’s a famous Italian singer, composer and actor. He was nicknamed “Il Molleggiato” because of his dancing. His career as a singer started in 1956 with a boy band but the real success would come only three years later with the song Il tuo bacio è come il rock. Since then, he has sold over 150 million records and produced many famous songs such as 24.000 baci, Azzurro, Una carezza in un pugno, etc. But as I already mentioned, Adriano Celentano worked also as an actor. He played in 40 films, mostly…

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Learn Italian with Italian comics

Learn Italian with Italian comics

Learning Italian can be stressful, it’s true, but it should be an exciting and fun experience too. For example, you can learn Italian through conversation – which, trust me, it’s really funny and the perfect way to learn informal Italian expressions. You can learn Italian through songs – have a look at Learn to speak Italian with Italian songs for the benefits of songs on language learning. And you can also learn Italian with Italian comics. Even schools have started to use comics in the last few years as a teaching method. Now, you can even find comics that teach…

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