Italian Culture

Go On An Italian Adventure In Matera, The City Of Stones

Go On An Italian Adventure In Matera, The City Of Stones

Here’s why this Italian city has recently been named the European Capital of Culture, and why it’s at the heart of our new Babbel course.
7 Instagram Accounts To Follow If You’re Learning Italian

7 Instagram Accounts To Follow If You’re Learning Italian

Whether you love fashion, food or funny memes, we’ve got you covered.
8 Italian YouTubers To Subscribe To If You’re Learning The Language

8 Italian YouTubers To Subscribe To If You’re Learning The Language

Let these Italian YouTubers inject some entertainment into your language-learning endeavors.
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 21 Most Common Adjectives In Italian

The 21 Most Common Adjectives In Italian

Knowing the difference between poco and tanto can come in handy in Italy. That’s why we made a guide to help you with the most common Italian adjectives!
An American And An Italian Discuss Elena Ferrante’s ‘My Brilliant Friend’

An American And An Italian Discuss Elena Ferrante’s ‘My Brilliant Friend’

We talked to one of our Italian correspondents to dig into the language and culture of Elena Ferrante’s ‘My Brilliant Friend’!
How To Text Like A Millennial In 7 Other Languages

How To Text Like A Millennial In 7 Other Languages

Guess what: young people are killing and/or evolving other languages besides English!
Introducing Elena Ferrante’s ‘My Brilliant Friend’

Introducing Elena Ferrante’s ‘My Brilliant Friend’

This November, Babbel Book Club is reading ‘My Brilliant Friend,’ the first book in literary sensation Elena Ferrante’s Neapolitan Novels.
How To Host The Perfect Italian Dinner Party

How To Host The Perfect Italian Dinner Party

We’ve got the recipes, phrases and cultural insights you need to throw a deliciously awesome Italian dinner party.
All The Ways To Drink Coffee In Italy

All The Ways To Drink Coffee In Italy

Italian coffee culture can be daunting — all the unwritten rules, different names, and traditions can really make an outsider’s head spin. Here are all the ways to enjoy coffee in Italy.
6 Of The Best Podcasts For Italian Language Learners

6 Of The Best Podcasts For Italian Language Learners

Good news: they’re not all too fast for beginners to understand. These Italian podcasts will make an ideal complement to your studies.
How To Cheek Kiss In Different Parts Of The World

How To Cheek Kiss In Different Parts Of The World

If you’ve ever fumbled through an awkward greeting, here’s the international guide to cheek kissing etiquette you never had.
Vacation Cheat Sheet: 22 Italian Phrases To Know

Vacation Cheat Sheet: 22 Italian Phrases To Know

Make the most of your upcoming trip by focusing on these Italian conversation topics ahead of your flight abroad.
Quiz: How Much Do You Know About Italian?

Quiz: How Much Do You Know About Italian?

Test your knowledge of Italian language trivia. You don’t have to know how to speak it, but you do need to know its history.