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Do not embarrass yourself at the dining table. Know your forchetta (fork) from your cucchiaio (spoon) and your coltello (knife). You drink out of a bicchiere (glass) and use a tovagliolo (napkin) to keep things clean.
Grab your costume da bagno (bathing suit) and take in the view of the Meditteranean sea at the spiaggia (beach). A bikini is a bikini is a bikini.
Ice cream is the country's favorite snack. This is a cono of pistachio and vaniglia with panna (whipped cream).
Tiny cars help you navigate the narrow strade (streets) in the città (city).
Piove a Catinelle
"It's raining buckets," is what they say when it starts to pour. Grab your ombrello (umbrella) if this happens.
Il Conto, Per Favore
You ask for the "Check, please" at the end of a meal at a restaurant. "Subito," your waiter will answer. (Right away.)
Breakfast is simple. Succo d'arancia (orange juice) and a brioche will tide you over until lunchtime.
Fill your glass with vino and make a brindisi (toast) to having the good fortune to be in Italy.
is one chiesa (church) of thousands in Rome.
On your list for the market: pomodori (tomatoes), patate (potatoes), cipolle (onions), and fagioli (beans).
Partita di Calcio
Chances are the kids will be playing a soccer game in piazza (town square).
Fare Una Passeggiata
Italians love a good stroll. In this case, the passegiata is winding through in Milan.
In Bocca al Lupo
"In the wolf's mouth" is the Italian expression for "good luck." Whisper this to yourself the next time you throw a coin into the Trevi Fountain in Rome.