Valle d’Aosta
Valle d’Aosta is an autonomous region of Italy, the smallest region of Italy, located on the border with Switzerland (from the north) and France (from the west), whose capital is…

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Other Italy
“Ladies and gentlemen! Our plane landed at the airport of Trieste. We are glad to welcome you in Italy,” a pleasant male baritone informs. Out of Moscow habit, we frantically…

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Sardinia: rest and prices
What makes up the price of holidays in Sardinia When planning the budget for your upcoming vacation in Sardinia, you need to remember the following stages of expenses. First of…

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this strangeness

Tea and coffee. About normal and abnormal

The very first time in Italy, until I learned to speak Italian fluently, I was tormented by the question: “Do you have normal or hot tea?” I could speak tè caldo – hot tea, and I pronounced it as clearly as possible when ordering. And they continued to ask me with pressure: is it hot or is it NORMAL?

There is no normal tea in Italy, unfortunately. I have not seen a teapot in any house, nor in a single supermarket have I seen loose tea in packs. Tea is sometimes brewed in bags, and water is boiled in a saucepan, and a tea bag is thrown right there so that no one has the opportunity to regulate the strength of the tea. Well, and, of course, to wait until he cools down while talking, and drink barely warm pale Continue reading

Regions of Italy, a detailed description of the regions of the country
The administrative division of Italy has 20 unique and distinctive regions, combining picturesque nature, unique attractions and well-developed infrastructure. Map of the regions of Italy: The regional division of Italy…

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VARIETIES OF TOURISTS IN ITALY: WHICH OF THEY ARE YOU?
Almost 80 million tourists wander around Italy every year - all with different characteristics and hopes of knowing the country by the method they choose. Each of us - those…

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Catania
Catania - the capital of the province of the same name, is located on the island of Sicily, on the Ionian coast, at the foot of the highest volcano in…

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Val Di Fiemme - the world capital of winter sports
The ski resort of Val Di Fiemme, located in the Italian region of Trentino, is well-known among athletes for various types of winter sports - professionals and amateurs, as well…

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