Well, Italians now have iPhones, but how has the Italian web reacted to the every growing thirst for information about Apple’s latest cult product? Yes, this week Blog from Italy is focusing on Italy’s summer hit – the Apple iPhone. In this post, I’ll show you which iPhone websites turn up on the first page […]
In this post, which Google has led you to, I imagine, I’ll show you which on-line and off-line Italian stores have unlocked iPhones up for grabs, and just what iPhone availability in Italy is like.
If you are coming to Italy on your holidays this summer, then watch your speed, otherwise you will end up on camera, and a fine will drop through your letterbox at some time in the future.
To help those of you watch your speed, here are some photographs of some of the types of speed camera to be found littered around Italy.
Oddly enough, since I started writing about life in Italy, I’ve only really brushed over the subject of an Italian ‘brand’ which is as well known to those outside Italy as pizza. This brand, is of course, the Mafia. It is perhaps more correct to say ‘mafias’ because in Italy there are many, but the […]
On the subject of ghosties and ghoulies, as I have been recently, how about mixing in a little bit of ancient Italian witchcraft? In Oria, Apulia there’s a good local legend which involves virgins and fog. It’s a good story.
The second of the Ghosts from Italy series is about the ghosts of those who can be found wandering around near the former Temple of Diana on the shore of Lake Nemi, near Rome.
We had one of those, let’s call it a ‘World War 1’ storms last night. Why this allusion to WW1? Well, if you’ve ever seen one of those old war films, you’ll remember scenes in which the horizon is lit up by exploding shells, to an rumbling accompaniment generated by all the explosions. It was […]
I had to do a short translation today about a forthcoming financial congress. One of the terms stumped me a little so I had a hunt around the web and came across this interesting .pdf document from the Abaxbank.
Yes, it’s going to be one long hot summer for Italy’s tanned prime minister. At the moment he’s trying to fend off an embarassingly official accusation deriving from the White House, of all places. This accusation hints that Italy is a country infamous for corrupt government practices. Shock horror! And that’s not all, according to […]