Italian Trains: 5 Essential Tips that No One Ever Tells You


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The number one mistake of the new Italian train passenger? Believing that the information out there is adequate preparation for their upcoming experience. Huddled over laptops, these novice travelers visit several sites posting detailed articles and reference guides, carefully taking notes on the “essentials” of train types, differences...

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How to Speak Italian and Not Sound Like a Tourist: The Food Issue


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Rita Mae Brown once said, “language is the road map to culture;" one must simply pay attention to its reading. A day in language class or ten minutes in Italy reveal one of the greatest cultural values: cibo. Food and words related to food fill the Italian peninsula, and the subject is a serious matter for natives; eating and cooking is an...

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