Italy

Foods like pasta and pizza and gelato, artwork like Michelangelo’s Statue of David, landmarks like the Colosseum are amongst the most famous things Italy is known for. Vespas are everywhere! Wines! Tuscany produces some of the most sought after wines. Cars! Ferrari, Lamborghini and Maserati all legendary... Fashion! Valentino, Versace, Prada, and Dolce & Gabbana just to name a few. The Amalfi...to die for...Capital I for INCREIBLE.

🙂 Wine. Pizza. Gelato. Vespas, History. Italians. Venice. Stromboli. Amalfi. Cinque Terra. Mountains. Lakes. etc etc etc

🙁 Drivers! Mafia.

Currency: Euro (Formerly Italian Lira)

THREE things we did not know about Italy”

  1. Tourists toss about $1,000,000 into the Trevi Fountain every year! This is all donated to charity.
  2. 13 of Shakespeares plays are set in Italy: Romeo and Juliet is set in Verona and you can even visit “Juliet’s balcony” in the city. Julius Caesar takes place in Rome. Both Othello and The Merchant of Venice are set in Venice. And Much Ado About Nothing is based in Messina.
  3. Carlo Collodi wrote the legendary story Pinocchio in 1880. It was originally serialised in the children’s newspaper, Gioniale per i Bambini.

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