Italian culture

7 Beautiful Italian Words

The Italian language is often associated with beauty. Beauty was, indeed, one of the reasons why, in the fourteenth...

Tradizioni Natalizie Italiane (Italian Christmas Traditions)

Christmas is widely celebrated in Italy. Even if the number of those declaring themselves Christian is shrinking,...

Top 8 Christmas Dishes in Italy

Food plays a big role in Christmas celebrations. Together with the festive vibe—family gatherings and gift...

Top 8 Italian Destinations

To make a list of unmissable Italian destinations is a tough task. Just sticking to official recognitions,  Italy is...
Leonard Covello

Italian American Heritage and Culture Month

The Italian American Heritage and Culture Month celebrates the accomplishments of Italian immigrants and their...

Past Tenses: Passato Prossimo Versus Imperfetto

By- Claudia Quesito The main tenses used to talk about the past are passato prossimo (present perfect), imperfetto...

Learning Italian: Restaurant Survival Guide

By Claudia Quesito Learning a language is a process. There’s no real ending point and it’s a nonlinear...

L’italiano svizzero

By Claudia Quesito Italian is widely spoken in many countries and is the national language of Italy, San Marino,...

Italiani o europei?

By- Claudia Quesito In Italy, it is often debated how much Italians—as well as their fellow Europeans—...

Do You Speak English?

By- Claudia Quesito Italians start to learn English at a very young age. Even if English is only mandatory from...