italy

Staying out of trouble in Italy

Posted on 17 September 2019 by Phoebe Grinter

@cardiffunitravel Phoebe Grinter Italy’s reputation for pizza, pasta and bureaucracy is well known. What people are less aware of are the new visitor-aimed rules and regulations that they have introduced in a bid to combat over-tourism. Having just completed a year studying in Italy, I have become well acquainted with these quirky laws. Their zero-tolerance
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The hostess with the mostess

Posted on 13 January 2019 by Phoebe Grinter

I love being hostess. Having people come and visit me here in Verona has excited me since before I came out! The first visitors I hosted were my mum and sister when I had been in Verona just over a month and was, in all honesty, still finding my feet a bit. In this short
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A helping hand…

Posted on 5 December 2018 by Phoebe Grinter

Before I chose to study at the wonderful Università degli studi di Verona in Italy, I went through the arduous process of the deciding what to do for my year abroad. When you first start the process of deciding what to do and where to go it is a very daunting time. You go to
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LingoMap: Social Issues

Posted on 11 June 2018 by Bayan Ali

Ciao e benvenuto nel mio post finale! Per il mio blog finale mi concentrerò sui temi sociali che ho notato a Firenze. Le principali questioni sociali di cui parlerò sono: problemi di immigrazione e integrazione, disoccupazione e senzatetto che possono collegarsi tutti insieme. Immigration and integration problems Italy has welcomed more and more immigrants however
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LingoMap: Environment

Posted on 10 May 2018 by Bayan Ali

Hello, everyone and welcome to my fourth blog. This blog will focus on the theme of the environment in Italy. Tourism and its impact on the environment One of the first things I have to mention when it comes to the environment in Florence is how beautiful the city is. There are many statues and
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