Sanremo Music Festival: Then and Now

Sanremo Music Festival: Sanremo in Liguria

Sanremo Music Festival Then and Now: Background and 2018 Info It’s February and (on top of the famous carnival in Venice) that means it’s time for Sanremo. Millions of Italians will soon be rooting for their favorite Italian musicians in one of the most popular televised song contests in Europe, the Sanremo Music Festival 2018! […]

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Netflix TV Series Set in Italy

Netflix TV Series Set in Italy - Naples

If you don’t have time or money to travel, but want to enjoy a quick visit to Italy, check out some movies or TV series set in Italy. I’ve already created a list of American movies set in Italy. And another one with a list of famous Italian movies. Oh, and Netflix has got you […]

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The Most Popular Italian Songs – Summer 2017

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Who doesn’t love a good summer hit?! They are usually easy-on-the-ears pop songs. It’s just fun to hum along. And maybe even sing along if you know Italian a little bit. In 2017, quite a few songs quickly went viral and were on the radio all the time. Curious which ones were among the most […]

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Best Italian Movies of the Past Decade (2006 – 2016)

Best Italian Movies - Film Roll

Over the years, Italy has produced some iconic movies. Fourteen Academy Awards have been won by Italian films in the Best Foreign Language Film category alone! This is the most any one country has won in this category. So, what are the best Italian movies of the past decade? This of course depends on what […]

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Famous Italian Singers in 2017

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You hear a lot of pop music from the US on the radio in Italy. But there is also a surprising amount of Italian songs. When it comes to music, Italy is known abroad mostly for its famous composers and opera singers. Yet, Italy also has a rich selection of contemporary music artists that are […]

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Contemporary Movies Set in Italy

movies set in Italy - popcorn

I really like movies that prominently feature a specific city in a foreign country. It lets me experience a new place or revisit an old favorite. It’s neat so see places you want to travel to and get a sneak peak. And it’s equally cool to watch a movie and see places you’ve been to […]

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