Tag Archives: Italian

5 of the Tastiest Places to Eat in Rome


When you think of Rome you think: Culture, beauty, and food. Italy is world renown for its delicious dishes and its amazing menus, so why wouldn’t we expect the best from its capital city? Price ranges in Rome start high and continue on up, so if you’re on a budget be a bit careful where(…)

Matrimonio Cucina – What To Expect From An Italian Wedding Feast


Anyone who knows anything about Italy will know that they love their food, so it’s not surprising that come the big wedding day, the menu is almost as important as the nuptials! Obviously there are no strict guidelines as to everything that is served at a wedding in Italy, but there are some common traditions,(…)

Italian Food Gone Wild: Italy’s Strangest Cuisines


Ahhhh, when we think of Italian cuisine we thing of some of the most popular dishes in the world: pizza; pasta; risotto; gnocci; maggoty rotten cheese… ! Yes, the last one threw you, and us, but there are quite a number of unusual dishes which have stood the test of time in Italy, and are(…)

6 Packing Secrets for a Great Italian Adventure


Italy is one of the world’s most popular destinations, and rightly so. With a dramatic history of art, music, architecture, and religion, and its very popular cuisine, fashion, climate, and scenery, it’s not surprising 2.5 million Brits visit it every year. Of course, knowing the language, or at least having a good grasp of it,(…)

La Dolce Vita: The Best Italian Films and Directors


Italian film directors Sergio Leone and Frederico Fellini are household names all around the globe, and are considered gods of celluloid in film circles, but they’re not the only Italians that have made an impact in the film world. Since the Best Foreign Language category was introduced to the Academy Awards programme in 1956, Italians(…)

How to Have a Lucky New Year Around the World


Fact: In Italy, people will wear red underwear on New Year’s Day as a symbol of good luck for the upcoming year.    Red: the color of blood, the Devil, and witchcraft. Red was a color banned from being used in clothing until the Middle Ages, when people in Europe (and in particular in Italy)(…)

8 Things Every Tourist Should See in Italy


The hardest part of coming up with a limited list of what and where to visit in Italy, is what do you leave out? So, with this in mind, these are our most-must-see-or-do-no-matter-what when you’re next in Italy – the ones omitted are just must-see-or-dos-at-some-stage-in-your-life! Travelling in Italy is easy (there’s even some method to(…)

10 Italian Dishes Kids Of All Ages Will Love!


  If you’re planning on living in Italy, take me with you! But seriously, if you have children, you can’t beat Italy for things to do, people to meet, sights to see, and of course, it’s foodie heaven for kids of all ages. There’s a lot to learn when living in Italy – like the(…)