It is a common misconception that Italians must look a particular way. The stereotype is that Italians have dark hair, dark eyes, and olive skin. Nevertheless, hair and eye color vary in Italy and so does skin tone! It is not uncommon to see Italians with lighter eye and hair shades. Italians have all different eye colors including brown, hazel, green, and blue. There are blonde, brunette, and red-haired Italians. The more North you move in Italy the more frequently you will see Italians with blue eyes. The map below illustrates this trend.
A French couple took a vacation to Sardinia and tried to bring approximately 90 pounds of sand back with them in their car. Because of this, they could be facing up to 6 years in jail.
The Italian government has recently approved a new high tech and high-speed rail line that will make it possible to travel from Italy to the United Kingdom in only 6 hours! It will also reduce the journey from Milan to Paris by three hours. The rail line will run under the Alps.
n the first minute of the video, the American man asks the Italian "Have you ever had a Lunchable?" The Italian man promptly responds, "HELL NO!" If that doesn't show you the insane difference between Italian and American cuisine I don't know what does!
Can you believe that it has already been two decades since The Sopranos aired? Although the television series aired in 1999, we continue to discuss the impact it has had on society today and the ways that it has changed television as we know it
Venice's Bibione beach and resort is the first to ban smoking. This ban has been in effect since May. This ban is to prevent the pollution that occurs from discarded cigarette butts. The Bibione beach website includes a small saying which reads, "Healthy Holidays for everyone." This mission is known as the "Breathe the Sea Air Project."
Salerno is the capital city of the Salerno province in the Campania region in the southwest of Italy. It is located on the Tyrrhenian Sea on the Gulf of Salerno. If you are visiting this city or the surrounding area, you will find a wide range of activities and attractions to enjoy during your stay.
The Ponte Vecchio bridge is one of the most recognizable landmarks in Italy. It is the oldest bridge in Florence and spans the Arno River. Here are 10 more facts about the Ponte Vecchio.