Languages and culture – Italian

City Guide #3: Milano

By Claudia Quesito Milano is the administrative center of Lombardia—one of the biggest and wealthiest regions of...

Capodanno in Italia

By Claudia Quesito Cosa fai a Capodanno? (What are your plans for New Year’s Eve?) is by definition the small-talk...

Tradizioni natalizie

By Claudia Quesito Christmas is widely celebrated in Italy. Not all families who celebrate are religious, but over...

Gli intraducibili

By Claudia Quesito Let’s talk about “the untranslatables,” i.e. Italian words, expressions, and sayings that...

Food Certifications

By Claudia Quesito Italian food and cuisine need no introduction; they are universally well known. Being famous...

Italian American Heritage Month

By Claudia Quesito Every year in October, the United States officially celebrates Italian Americans’ contributions...