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Hand Gestures That Are Offensive in Other Countries

Just because a hand gesture is safe to do in the United States doesn’t mean it’s safe to do in foreign countries. Doing any one of these normally innocent gestures in the wrong place could start a fight or even land you in jail! Crossed Fingers Horns Sign OK Sign Thumbs Up While crossing your […]

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18 Things You Should Know Before Visiting Italy

Italians do not understand sarcasm or being ironic. Their sense of humor is more “slapstick,” unless they’ve spent time in England or had an American girlfriend. 1. Italian men have a reputation for being family oriented and for being wonderful lovers. They’re also famous for being cheaters, liars, and scammers. Dating in Italy can be a lot […]

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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. […]