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Italian Society And Culture

Appearances matter in Italy. The way you dress can indicate your social status, your family’s background, and your education level. First impressions are lasting impressions in Italy. The concept of ‘bella figura‘ or good image is important to Italians. They unconsciously assess another person’s age and social standing in the first few seconds of meeting them, often before any […]

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Italian Dating Etiquette

Italy has earned a good reputation for its traditional dating etiquette that could often lead to a successful marriage proposal. The country boasts a conservative culture where 70 percent of prospective couples marry for raising children. Italian boys and girls are good-looking as well as romantic, and people from other countries want to date Italians […]

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Italian Traditions And Etiquettes

All countries have peculiar social customs and Italy is no exception. As a foreigner you’ll probably be excused if you accidentally insult your host, but you may not be invited again.   Italians are stereotypically viewed as being a hot-blooded, intense Mediterranean people with a close-knit family structure and a passion for food and wine. […]