Tag Archives: Italian
As you may have noticed from brief mentions in previous posts, I’ve finally succumb to the charm and got an Italian boyfriend. I won’t lie that I was a bit uneasy about the idea. There are certain stereotypes about Italian … Continue reading
While Italy is worldwide renowned for its dishes, the full English breakfast is arguably a competitor for food fame. So which nation wins when it comes to coaxing us out of bed? Let’s start where I started; England.
Italians are often stereotyped, among other things, for their passion for food and dedication to family, and although I hate to perpetuate stereotypes these particular two have proved to be largely correct. It follows, then, that Italian mealtimes – providing … Continue reading
If you exempt the few frustrations in communication that occur in the first days (or even months), there are many fun things about learning a new language through living abroad. I specify living abroad, because while studying in your home … Continue reading
I never thought of myself as English before coming to Italy. It said as such on all my personal information, and it was the ‘British’ box I ticked when filling out forms and applications. But I never saw it as … Continue reading
Thankfully I am now at a stage with the Italian language where I’m not constantly translating words and phrases via Google translate. Though certainly not fluent, or even at an advanced level, I feel confident enough to get by and … Continue reading