Travel to Italy & Sicily

Wondering whether someone is pregnant or not can be agonizing, and it was at the last family meeting. My sister-in-law looked the part, but I couldn’t risk saying that. She and my brother didn’t say anything about it until the end of the evening, at which point I had spent most of the evening trying not to stare and trying not to wonder, figuring I’d end up revealing too much accidentally. It turns out that she was, in fact, pregnant, and that I had guessed correctly. I still feel like I came this close to dodging a bullet at close call of having a family porn.

During Halloween, a cop looking fake was out doing his rounds when he saw a lady walking on the sidewalk in scanty clothing. He arrested her and charged her for prostitution. The lady refused the charges but he still drove around with her for about an hour before stopping by his home to pick something. The lady wanted to call the husband to her rescue but he did not give her the chance. Turns out that he was masking his face because she was his wife and he was just messing with her.

The Fascinating Nation of Italy Italy is a nation with a long and fascinating history. The fact that it’s a place that has led to a lot of very interesting trivia shouldn’t surprise anyone. Many people travel to Italy in order to learn all about it. It’s a great place for people who are specifically interested in a more intellectual variety of tourism, just as it’s a great place for people who love to sample local cuisines and get a taste of local culture. Italy is a place that just becomes more and more fascinating the more one delves into its history. Interesting Italian Trivia The football fans in Italy are referred to as ‘tifosi,’ which literally translates to ‘typhoid carriers.’ The rowdy football fans of Italy seem to actually be just as infamous to themselves as they are to the rest of the world, although some people probably embrace […]

Italy is a country that is deeply passionate about its wine, and it shows: approximately one-third of the world’s wine comes from Italy, making it the globe’s largest producer by volume. Italian wine is known and respected around the world, and it’s famed vineyards are visited by millions of tourists each year. If you’re planning to head to Italy and want to sip wine from some of its top producers, here are seven vineyards and wineries you should visit. Ceretto Aziende Vitivinicole The Ceretto family has been making wine for several generations, and their vast estate itself is worth a tour. After taking in the beautiful Piedmont countryside and the beautiful art in the family’s collection, visitors to Ceretto Aziende Vitivinicole can sample some of their truly fine wines. Stand-outs include their Barbaresco and Nebbiolo d’Alba. The Ceretto wineries offer many tour packages, including some which pair wine and local […]

Understanding Cultures in General Generalizing about cultures is difficult. There are exceptions to all rules, and societies are always going to contain a wide range of different personality types. However, it does not logically follow that all cultures are therefore the same. If I’d known any of the following things about Italy before I visited, my vacation would have gone a lot more smoothly. These tips are going to be even more important for the people who are going to work or study abroad there. Tips for People Visiting Italy Paying in cash is much more common than paying using credit or debit cards. I never pay anything in cash in America. I carry cards with me everywhere. I got plenty of funny looks when I tried this in Italy, and I was outright mocked in plenty of cases. The Italian people around me would pay for five-course meals with […]

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