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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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Italy People And Culture

Italians on the whole believe in living life to the fullest. They laugh, shout, cry and argue at the top of their voices in public. They are always blasting their horns if you drive too slow. However they never take themselves too seriously and the Italian sense of humour is ever present. People Italians are […]