Italian cities to visit in winter: Bolzano

Italian cities to visit in winter: Bolzano

If you’re still unsure about the destination to choose for your winter holidays, Italy can be a good choice. Indeed, winter can be the perfect time to be in Italy since the most famous Italian cities are usually free from summer crowds. There are many Italian cities you can decide to visit in Winter but if you want to spend some time near the mountains, and don’t mind having people around, Bolzano is definitely a popular destination – and not only for its famous Christmas markets. Let’s see some of the things you can do if you decide to visit…

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Five things about Italians that surprise first-time visitors

Five things about Italians that surprise first-time visitors

During my lessons I meet people from all over the world. Some of them have already visited Italy at least once, some others, instead, haven’t done it yet. People who did go to Italy, have usually different stories to tell. So, today I’ve decided to write about some of the aspects they didn’t expect to find in Italy. Here are five things about Italians that might suprise first-time visitors 1. Italians never go out with wet hair I was actually surprised to hear that someone, somewhere in the world – not in Italy, that’s for sure – is brave enough…

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Italian events in November

Italian events in November

Did you know that every month there are special Italian events in every part of Italy? Isn’t it awesome? Let’s see some of the events you can join if you happen to be in Italy in November. 1. Barter week This is the first of the Italian events happening in November that is worth mentioning. The barter week happens every year in November since 2008 and offers you an incredible occasion: to stay in a B&B in Italy for free. It seems like a dream, isn’t it? But there’s a catch. In exchange for a free staying you have to…

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How to spend a wonderful holiday in Italy: respect all the bans

How to spend a wonderful holiday in Italy: respect all the bans

If you want to spend a wonderful holiday in Italy, you’d better read this article first. Indeed, Italy can be a beautiful land but many cities, usually the most famous ones, are full of bans you have to respect if you dont wan’t to end up getting a fine. Let’s see some of them. 1. Wear a swimsuit The first think you don’t want to do to spend a wonderful holiday in Italy is to wear a swimsuit. Yes, you got it right! In some Italian cities, such as Rome and Venice, you’ll get a 250 euros fine if police…

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How to spend a memorable holiday in Italy: avoid getting a fine

How to spend a memorable holiday in Italy: avoid getting a fine

Italy is one of the most visited European countries. However, when you get there, you may learn at your own cost that there are lots of bans, especially in major cities. So, if you want to spend a memorable holiday in Italy, you’d better know at least some of the things you shouldn’t do if you want to avoid getting a fine. 1. Stealing sand, rocks, and shells The first thing you should know to spend a memorable holiday in Italy – without getting a fine – is that you can’t steal sand, rocks and shells. This ban applies in…

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