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Giulia Depentor
Giulia is a writer with a passion for true crime, family trees and historical eras she hasn’t lived in. In her spare time, she plays the ukelele and collects faded photos of people she doesn’t know.
Articles by Giulia
The Definitive Guide To Italian Gelato

The Definitive Guide To Italian Gelato

Gelato may be popular worldwide, but its roots trace back to Italy. Here’s everything you need to know about Italian gelato.
The Best 11 Italian Idioms And How To Use Them

The Best 11 Italian Idioms And How To Use Them

The Italian language is not exclusively musicality and gestures — here’s a rundown of 11 marvelous Italian expressions that you can use to impress the locals.
The Italian Lifestyle: 10 Steps To Italianize Yourself

The Italian Lifestyle: 10 Steps To Italianize Yourself

Wish you could be more Italian? Our resident Italian, Giulia has got you covered. Embrace the Italian lifestyle in 10 easy steps!
The Origins Of Italian Carnival Masks

The Origins Of Italian Carnival Masks

The Carnival of Venice is an annual celebration in Italy — and one that’s world famous for its intricate Venetian masks. In the festival, these masks are part of elaborate costumes that evoke feelings of pomp, elegance and even a bit of magic. But did you know that these disguises are more than beautiful pieces of art? Here we’ll explore how each mask symbolizes a character from the Italian theater tradition of Commedia dell’Arte, and cover a bit of the history behind these classic tropes.
4 Reasons Why Being An Expat Now Is Better Than 10 Years Ago

4 Reasons Why Being An Expat Now Is Better Than 10 Years Ago

You think being an expat is difficult? Imagine being abroad alone without a smartphone and think again!
What Kind Of Language Learner Are You?

What Kind Of Language Learner Are You?

Observer or listener? Relaxed or hyperactive? Discover your learning type and how Babbel might help you.
8 Words You Need To Know Before You Can Have A Conversation In Italian

8 Words You Need To Know Before You Can Have A Conversation In Italian

Want to speak Italian with the confidence of a native speaker? Learn how to spice up your conversations with the following eight words that every Italian uses in daily conversation.
4 Untranslatable Italian Concepts

4 Untranslatable Italian Concepts

Summer bike rides, aperitivi and Sunday lunches at la nonna’s place: here’s a list of “untranslatable” Italian concepts that you won’t be able to find anywhere else in the world!
8 Italian Expressions You Won’t Learn In School — Real Slang To Make You Sound Like A Native

8 Italian Expressions You Won’t Learn In School — Real Slang To Make You Sound Like A Native

Even if you studied Italian in school, we bet you’ll only learn these slang expressions on the streets of Italy… or by reading this article. Here are my eight favorite Italian expressions.