Culture of Italy

Insight into the Culture, Customs & Traditions

Updated: 5 September 2016.

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The Aperitivo Culture in Northern Italy

Aperitivo is simply what it says it is, an aperitif. An aperitif is meant to open the stomach before dinner, and usually consists...

Weekly Photo: Bwindi Light Masks, Torino, Italy

*Click on images for full-sized view. During my first day in Italy on my Great Northern Italy Adventure, we toured the city of Torino (Turin)....
Villa Borghese, Giardino del lago

3 Lesser-Known Things to Do in Rome on a Budget

Finished seeing the Colosseum and the Pantheon? Here are three lesser-known activities to do on your next time to Italy's largest city, Rome.
Piazza Maggiore, Bologna, Italy

A Hidden Gem: The Italian City of Bologna

A good introduction on what to see, try, and eat in the beautiful northern Italian city of Bologna, including popular attractions and events.

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