La Festa della Repubblica

This past Tuesday, June 2nd marked the 69th anniversary of the birth of the Italian Republic. The Italian peninsula holds history that dates back to thousands of years ago, however the Italy that we know and love today started just decades ago.     Throughout the late 1800s and through half … Continue reading

A Motivational Italian Idiom

« Hai fatto 30, fai 31. » Literal Translation: “You did 30, do 31.” Meaning: Go the extra mile This idiom dates back to the year of 1517 when Papa Leone X was naming a group of cardinals.  While believing he had a group of only 30 cardinals to name, there … Continue reading

A Language Proverb

“Those who know many languages live as many lives as the languages they know.” – Czech Proverb   When you learn another language, you learn a foreign mentality.  After years of practice studying another language you gain a sense of the customs, the culture and the mindset of the people … Continue reading

Why Become an Italian citizen? 7 Benefits of Italian Citizenship

Would you like to become an Italian citizen? If you are an American citizen whose parent, grandparent, or great-grandfather was an Italian citizen, you may be eligible for dual citizenship with Italy by “Right of Blood for People of Italian Descent.” Spouses of Italian citizens are also eligible to apply … Continue reading