Is Italy Still Run by Caesar?
These and other important questions about Italy answered
We sometimes get the funniest requests. I thought I would share some of them with you. We could all do with a bit of a laugh in these times.
Here are some of the craziest we've had - our answers are in red:
- Are there any English speaking towns in Italy? No
- Will the restaurants in Italy allow me to use my Olive Garden gift card? No
- I know Italians only eat pizza and pasta but I can't eat gluten. Must I bring food with me? Gluten free is available in Italy
- I want to visit Naples but don't feel comfortable being so near a volcano. Is there anything that can be done? Moving mountains (or volcanoes) requires a greater power than is available to us - sorry we can't help with this one.
- I have a right to carry my guns with me at all times. Will Italy infringe on my rights? I'm afraid they will, they will confiscate them and arrest you.
- Is Italy still run by Caesar? They change leaders so often in Italy that he might be. Best check with your nearest Italian consulate.
- Everywhere we went in Italy the pasta wasn't cooked properly - I complained but often they were just rude when I tried to educate them as to how it should be cooked. I had an Italian friend try to teach New Yorkers how to make a hot dog. They were rude to him too. I wonder why?
- Do they still speak Latin in Italy and do I need to learn it before I visit? Yes, most kids have been taught it at school. Duolingo has started a course so that you can prepare.
- Is Italy a part of Sicily. Yes, it is that strange boot shaped piece found on the top right of Sicily.
- How do I join the Mafia. I'm going to stay silent on this one.
P.S. The questions came from people in three different countries and on three different continents.
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