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Forum: Italy
Jul 26, 19, 11:50 am
Replies: 45
Views: 6,334
Posted By Perche

I certainly respect your opinion, but let me...

I certainly respect your opinion, but let me provide a counter argument. Bullet or number form is the only way I can do it, although it might seem pedantic, it's not meant to be. Your calculation is...
Forum: Italy
Jul 19, 19, 1:38 pm
Replies: 45
Views: 6,334
Posted By Perche

I respectfully disagree. There used to be a high...

I respectfully disagree. There used to be a high season, shoulder season, and low season. Now, it's busy all the time, with ships coming in. Ships aren't the only source of the tidal wave of...
Forum: Italy
Jul 18, 19, 2:40 am
Replies: 45
Views: 6,334
Posted By Perche

Actually, you will. It's year round now. ...

Actually, you will. It's year round now.

"Venice, Italy cruise calendar 2019 provides the opportunity to search arrival and departure schedules of cruise ships arriving in port from July -...
Forum: Italy
Jul 18, 19, 1:46 am
Replies: 124
Views: 22,311
Posted By Perche

This is unfounded paranoia. Try not to get bumped...

This is unfounded paranoia. Try not to get bumped into in a crowded city anywhere. It's going to happen in NYC, Chicago, Anchorage, kyo, Paris, everywhere. People who don't want to get pickpocketed,...
Forum: Italy
Jul 15, 19, 11:40 pm
Replies: 53
Views: 6,910
Posted By Perche

Forget it. Chistmas is a time for people to be...

Forget it. Chistmas is a time for people to be with their families. Everything will be closed, unless it's a touristy hotel. There are a few dumps near Rialto Bridge that stay op on odd days, but...
Forum: Italy
Jul 14, 19, 10:56 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 1,088
Posted By Perche

They are not called noodles in italy. They are...

They are not called noodles in italy. They are called pasta, in a variety of forms. Noodles would be Asian. Calling pasta noodles is like calling it Ramen. North Americans use that in reference to...
Forum: Italy
Jul 14, 19, 4:48 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 1,088
Posted By Perche

Not trying to be rude or unkind, but it is not...

Not trying to be rude or unkind, but it is not possible to get a taste of Italian history, culture, great authentic pasta and pizza on a day trip from another country. It's just not possible to even...
Forum: Italy
Jul 12, 19, 9:40 pm
Replies: 113
Views: 25,373
Posted By Perche

Not bashing, just ranking, which by independent...

Not bashing, just ranking, which by independent standards puts us below Domenica, and just ahead of Cuba. It's great that politicians now agree across both parties that our medical system is broken,...
Forum: Italy
Jul 12, 19, 9:18 pm
Replies: 119
Views: 13,413
Posted By Perche

Spot on FlyingJoy. Gelato, unlike ice cream, is...

Spot on FlyingJoy. Gelato, unlike ice cream, is made fresh every couple of days, and so they only use the fruit that is handily available. Right now, strawberries are at their peak in Italy, and will...
Forum: Italy
Jul 9, 19, 1:44 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 2,277
Posted By Perche

If there is food in a glass case near the...

If there is food in a glass case near the register, and 50 Americans in line waiting to eat, it's probably a tourist trap tour. There is plenty of info on this site on where to eat in Florence. Just...
Forum: Italy
Jul 9, 19, 6:14 am
Replies: 29
Views: 1,625
Posted By Perche

It started in the South and is working its way...

It started in the South and is working its way up. So I would have thought so, but the few alarms they had turned out to be false alarms, so I haven't heard them reporting any cases yet. But is...
Forum: Italy
Jul 9, 19, 6:03 am
Replies: 45
Views: 6,334
Posted By Perche

I agree when these monsters enter the lagoon,...

I agree when these monsters enter the lagoon, they have to surrender control to Porto D'Venezia. It was Porto Di Venezia, which are officials on land, not the tugboat captains, who radioed the giant...
Forum: Italy
Jul 8, 19, 3:21 pm
Replies: 45
Views: 6,334
Posted By Perche

VENEZIA - Ha dell'incredibile il dialogo tra il...

VENEZIA - Ha dell'incredibile il dialogo tra il comando della grande nave Costa Deliziosa e la Capitaneria. Sotto la tempesta, da terra chiedono: avete bisogno di un quarto rimorchiatore? No grazie,...
Forum: Italy
Jul 8, 19, 1:44 pm
Replies: 45
Views: 6,334
Posted By Perche

Actually, the cruise ship was tugging the...

Actually, the cruise ship was tugging the tugboat, which didn't have power to stop it.
Forum: Italy
Jul 7, 19, 9:17 pm
Replies: 119
Views: 13,413
Posted By Perche

You are right, it is made in a suburb of Paris....

You are right, it is made in a suburb of Paris. The owners decided to, "centralize its production so they can oversee its quality." I'm in NY right now, and there are 4 in Manhattan. They ship their...
Forum: Italy
Jul 7, 19, 5:42 pm
Replies: 119
Views: 13,413
Posted By Perche

Please remember, gelato is not ice cream. They...

Please remember, gelato is not ice cream. They are two separate things. The only thing they have in common is that they are dairy.

You can't have gelato made in another country, or in a factory,...
Forum: Italy
Jul 7, 19, 5:29 pm
Replies: 29
Views: 1,625
Posted By Perche

Just be sure to know that masseria is local...

Just be sure to know that masseria is local language for farm, which in Italian is fattoria, which sounds like factory, but is a farm. You'll be out on a farm, probably a 20-30 minute drive to...
Forum: Italy
Jul 7, 19, 5:02 pm
Replies: 29
Views: 1,625
Posted By Perche

Do not agree at all. Last year I spent a month...

Do not agree at all. Last year I spent a month there, and still found it interesting, and the food fantastic. I'd stay downtown near the Colosseum. There was a famous American author staying at the...
Forum: Italy
Jul 7, 19, 4:28 pm
Replies: 113
Views: 25,373
Posted By Perche

You are correct. I should have been more clear....

You are correct. I should have been more clear. My message should have been if you are insured, make sure you have enough of your medications with you so that you don't have to buy them over there...
Forum: Italy
Jul 5, 19, 1:38 pm
Replies: 113
Views: 25,373
Posted By Perche

Health care is cheap, but for some reason, at the...

Health care is cheap, but for some reason, at the pharmacy when you try to buy something it is always more expensive. But you are right in a way. In the USA if you have health insurance (that usually...
Forum: Italy
Jul 4, 19, 4:28 pm
Replies: 119
Views: 13,413
Posted By Perche

One should not think they are getting gelato at...

One should not think they are getting gelato at Grom. They are not just all over Italy, they are all over the world, even in New York City. They are owned by Uniliver, a chemical company that makes...
Forum: Italy
Jul 3, 19, 8:46 pm
Replies: 686
Views: 117,607
Posted By Perche

Someone recently complained about flying in Italy...

Someone recently complained about flying in Italy and worried about being a, “third world country.” For the second year in a row FCO was voted best airport in Europe. By the International Airport...
Forum: Italy
Jul 3, 19, 4:14 am
Replies: 113
Views: 25,373
Posted By Perche

I don't have a European Health Insurance Card. It...

I don't have a European Health Insurance Card. It may vary from country to country, but it would appear to be not worth the time for a foreigner traveling to Italy. I had to let go of my Italian...
Forum: Italy
Jun 28, 19, 5:04 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 3,281
Posted By Perche

Uber is not illegal, and the sign is a fake. As...

Uber is not illegal, and the sign is a fake. As 13901 said, UberPool is. UberPool is the equivalent of a regular Uber in the USA: You don't need any qualifications to be a commercial driver, no...
Jun 25, 19, 9:53 pm
Replies: 24
Views: 6,452
Posted By Perche

If it's of any help, I have a different first...

If it's of any help, I have a different first name on my Italian and USA passport. The problem is that Italian language only has 21 letters, not 26 like English. Both contain letters that don't exist...
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