A huge number of domestic beauties, coming to rest in a sunny and romantic Italy, cherish the hope of meeting a local handsome man, and afterwards marrying him completely. But are the beautiful Italian guys so irresistible? Should I wait for Dolce Vita when meeting a sultry macho? Here are five reasons to say “yes” to an Italian, and five reasons to forget about this idea and find a modest Russian good man.
Category: Interesting about Italy
Natives of beautiful Italy live in different parts of the world, where they came with invaluable experience. However, there are a number of professions that can be used exclusively in the homeland of Dante and Michelangelo. And it's not just about gondoliers. Residents and guests of Italy pay tribute to high-quality products, starting with olive oil and ending with cheese, but few people know what is behind all their beloved goods, including the hard work of farm and factory workers.
"You can get bored in Rome in the second month of your stay, but not in the sixth, and if you stay a year, you will have the thought of staying here forever." Stendhal. I can read books about the history of Rome and Italy endlessly, but where is it better to start if you are just going on a trip and want to try at least a little understanding of this beautiful country?
Even a tourist who has arrived in Rome, Milan, Naples or any other Italian city for a short time will most likely have to face a strike of public transport (sciopero dei trasporti). In any case, before buying tickets for a certain date or planning a trip by public transport, everyone should check if the chosen route works as usual.
It is believed that traditional Italian dances began to take shape in the 15th century. Prior to this, the dance movements of Italians did not differ in variety and did not have clear laws and rules. The Renaissance has changed the attitude towards God and to culture as a whole. The character of Italian dances has changed - lightness, smoothness, speed in movements have appeared.
Before going to Italy, I recommend watching at least a few films made in this wonderful country - this will help you better understand your mentality, history and culture. In the article you will find a list of my favorite films and series that I enjoy reviewing periodically. Agree that it’s great to walk, for example, in the sights of Rome or Venice and find out the places in which the most famous Hollywood actors starred.
If you ask Italians what their favorite holiday is, you will notice that the vast majority of the inhabitants of this sunny country will call you Christmas (Natale) or New Year (Capodanno). And in fact: Italians always look forward to the December and January holidays, carefully preparing for them many weeks before their onset.
Over the past 55 years, Italy’s population has not increased by more than 0.99% per year. This country ranks fourth in Europe in terms of population, although for a long time it has been characterized by a crisis of reproduction and has a negative natural increase - since 1960, the number of Italians has increased by only 10 million.
Since October 12, 1946, the song “Brothers of Italy” (Fratelli d'Italia) has been recognized by the anthem of Italy. The text was created by the young Garibaldian poet Goffredo Mameli (Goffredo Mameli, 1827-1849). The music was composed by the famous composer and opera tenor Michele Novaro (Michele Novaro, 1818-1885). The anthem of Italy is sometimes called the "Song of the Italians" (Il canto degli Italiani) or in honor of the poet - the "Anthem of the Mameli" (Inno di Mameli).
Many Italian holidays are very similar to those celebrated in Europe and around the world. The best examples in this case are New Year and Christmas. However, there are a number of other festivities such as Halloween, which have been especially changed by Italians. In the country of wine and sun, a number of other holidays are presented, typical exclusively for Italy.
So the time of year has come, when tour operators bombard their customers with offers on trips to heavens of the world, store counters turn red from the huge number of Valentines laid out on them, and flower sellers contact their suppliers. So it is: the whole world is preparing to celebrate Valentine's Day.
Buying a property in Italy is not only a profitable investment, but also your “pass ticket” to Europe. Without going into the bureaucratic details of applying for a visa, I would like to inform you that owning an apartment or a house in Italy guarantees a “C” type visa. Thus, Europe is open for you about 180 days a year (90 days in each half year).
The whole world knows how anxious Italians feel about their mothers. Many girls who have married a representative of the stronger sex in Italy know that they will never eclipse their mother-in-law, either in life or in everyday life. An Italian mom will never let her child out of the house hungry or lightly dressed. Most likely, this child, whether he is a year or forty years old, will practically "roll out" of the house in so many clothes that it will look like an Eskimo.
All foreigners who are interested in Italy, its history, culture and lifestyle, sooner or later discover that in the country two law enforcement agencies stand guard over the law: the Police and the Carabinieri. What is their difference? And what functions do they perform? Let's figure it out. In the daily life of a law-abiding citizen, the difference between these two units is practically not felt.
When Govard Shultz became President of Starbucks Corporation in 1987, the company was exclusively selling coffee beans, and the number of its stores in the United States barely reached several tens. After less than 20 years, Starbucks is one of the most popular American brands.
In summer, the heat in Italy, especially in August, is simply unbearable, and the air temperature stably keeps about 30 degrees. Many tourists in winter purchased tickets and trips to the country of wine and sun. How can a person unaccustomed to such a climate escape from the scorching sun? We have prepared for you ten tips that are sure to facilitate your vacation in the sultry Italy.
The army of Italy, like any other country, is called upon to protect the state from external and internal threats and attacks on independence and freedom. How successful were the armed forces of the Italian Republic? History The Italian army arose in 1861 - at the same time as the Italian Kingdom of the Apennine Peninsula existed at that time: Sardinia, the Neapolitan and Sicilian kingdoms, Lombardy, the Grand Duchy of Tuscany, the duchies of Parma and Modena.
What is wrong with Italians? They smoke more than Russians, earn less than Americans, their country's economy has long been stuck in a crisis, their government spends little on health care, but Italians still live long enough. The average life expectancy in Italy is very, very high.
If you live long away from your native country, sooner or later you will begin to notice new habits inherent in the local population. And what signs indicate that you are gradually becoming a real resident of Italy? You communicate with the local bartender on “you”, and he serves you first of all. On the way to becoming a real Italian, you introduced yourself to coffee culture, and also identified yourself in a bar nearby.
Nikolai Vasilyevich Gogol lived for a long time in Rome between 1837 and 1846. In total, he spent about four and a half years in Rome, returning to Rome nine times. I suggest that you select your favorite quotation of Nikolai Vasilievich in the comments: “Moreover, the very ability to imagine the world alive when I retired from it is already in my very nature.
Italy is an amazing place. If you are going on vacation here, you will be sure: an interesting and exciting pastime is provided to you. But do you know everything about the land of wine and the sun? We picked up a dozen interesting facts about Italy that you might not have suspected. In fact, no one knows where Italy got its name from.