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Inghams Italy Blog

Welcome to Inghams new blog section, here you will find a range of news and advice exploring exotic destinations, delicious food and tempting recipes alongside insight in to Italian culture, history, local festivals and events.

Latest blog posts

Handy Italian Words and Phrases

Thu 21 Aug 2014

Freelance Travel Writer, Bibianna, has put together some of the best and most useful Italian phrases to use when on holiday there. Yes, in most parts of the world English speakers will get away with communicating just in their own language. In Italy, the number of people who speak English is growing and probably after no more than a few attempts you will find someone who will understand you.

Tags: Culture | Guide | Italian | Italy | Language | Phrases | Words

October City Breaks - Florence

Fri 19 Sep 2014

October is a perfect month for a relaxing and pleasant city break in Florence. In autumn you can visit the city’s attractions with lesser crowds, so we bet that you would enjoy your stay even more! Forget the often unbearable heat of Italian summer and enjoy long and uplifting strolls in Florence!

Tags: Florence | Cuisine | Culture | Guide | Holiday | Italian | Italy | Tips

To the Tricolore! A locals’ guide to Italy

Thu 11 Sep 2014

Italy is famous for many things. Rolling hills, fabulous fashion, amazing cuisine and culture unrivalled elsewhere in Europe have helped to see millions of tourists the world over flock to the country, but what do the locals think of life in Italy? From the northern reaches of Piedmont near the Alps to the southernmost tip of Sicily, Italy has plenty to offer, whatever your personal taste or preference.

Tags: Culture | Guide | Holiday | Italian | Italy | Lakes | Locals | Milan | Rome | Tips | Umbria

Italy: North or South?

Fri 1 May 2015

It is often said that there is a sharp divide between northern and southern Italy. Northern Italians are hard workers, they drive the economy, live in bigger cities, earn more money, are more organised and reliable. However, they are also dull, their cities are industrial and uninteresting to visit. Southern Italians are fun, friendly, welcoming, they have a relaxed lifestyle and know how to enjoy their gorgeous territory. Nevertheless, they are lazy, sly, disorganised and will always try to outsmart you. Can we trust these stereotypes? How far are they from the truth? Will the decision to book a holiday in the north rather than in the south or vice versa affect your experience in Italy?

Tags: Culture | Guide | Italian | Italy | Lakes

Categories: Holiday Ideas | Destination Advice

Verona Arena Opera Programme – Summer 2015

Fri 29 May 2015

Every year, the Verona Arena launches a superb opera programme running throughout the summer from June to September. Whilst these summer months are the perfect time of year to visit Verona, visitors during this time are also able to enjoy one of the Arena’s grand shows...

Tags: Activities | City Break | Culture | Festival | Guide | Italian

Categories: Holiday Ideas

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