Between the beginning of the 15th century and the end of the 16th century, one of the most important artistic and intellectual movements in all of European history developed in Italy and Europe: the Renaissance …
Even if Pesto is one of the best known icon of Italian food in the world, not all people know the roots and the traditions that, in 2018, led to this wonderful sauce being nominated as a Unesco intangible heritage.
When Italians are at the same table, they are absolutely fun and friendly and in somehow with them
we are always involved in healthy and pleasant laughter.
Italy is always been a fascinating place for many, rich of history and culture.
The idea of tourism as we know it today was born during Renaissance, started with British wealthy young people (around 21 years old), usually followed by a tutor, that commence a long journey through Europe with Italy like the final and main attraction.
When it comes to tutor Italian language and culture it comes natural to link the language to it’s culture. Italian is currently the 4th most studied language in the world, there has been a major interest in recent years for learners from all over the world to learn this language which originates from the Latin language. In the Italian language you can observe the culture, identity of a country which has almost two millennia of years influenced by different cultures and developments that have brought Italian to be a well established language rich in lexical, stylistical and structural linguistical context.
Wine represents a very important but also an indispensable component in the Italian cultural and social tradition. Wine occupies a fortunate place in Italian gastronomy, no wonder, since long ago vines found here the ideal conditions and for this reason the Greeks called this territory “Enotria – Terra del Vino” (Enotria – Land of wine), a sign that the vine and the production of wine were already well present in Italy since the times of Greek colonization.
“Shall we have a coffee?” in Italian: “Vuoi un caffe’?” A simple question that encompasses the desire to be together, to confide in one another, to relax, a break during work! The place can be “il bar” or simply at home! This is the first question that an Italian will ask you when welcoming you into his house, right after greeting you!
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The surprising origins of “In bocca al lupo!”
In many countries Easter means chocolate. Bags of pastel-coloured mini eggs, tin-foil-wrapped chocolate bunnies and the classic hollow egg, ready to be smashed to pieces.
These cocoa-based confections are available in Italy – though not in the same aisle-filling quantity – but chocolate simply isn’t the go-to Easter treat it is in other parts of the world.