I love to read about what foreign people like about Italy. I am Italian and Ilove this list, so true both as far as ‘positive’ aspects are concerned – history, art, slow pace – and as far as ‘less pleasant’ aspects – lines and toilets (oops!). Thank you Timeless Italy!
With every trip I make to Italy, I find that after I return home to the states I’m constantly looking for that laid-back piazza. A place that reminds me of those things I love so much about Italy. I have come close to finding it, but not entirely. I keep searching for that slow-paced, friendly and relaxing atmosphere that feels so much like I’m really ‘home.’
Both Italy and the United States have customs and ways of doing things that are special. One is not necessarily better than the other, just different. So what is it that pulls at heartstrings when you mention the word, “Italy?” I’ve given this a lot of thought and wrote down the things I’ve grown to love and miss when I’m away.
- Slow Pace – Italians take their time when it comes to sharing a meal together. If eating out, the waiter is hailed down…
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