7 little-known facts about the most emotional nation
What do you know about the Italians? Here are 7 interesting facts about this nation. Enjoy!
There are so many cultures in the world with their own traditions and peculiarities. For example, the Italians can be called one of the most emotional nations. Read some other interesting facts about these people and their way of thinking!
For example, some shops can open one or two hours later than it's said in the schedule. Especially it's typical of the Italian South and small villages. Lunch-break can continue up to 3 hours.
You will be surprised, but buses, trains and even planes work according an approximate schedule. Italian airport Fiumicino quite often can be met in the list of "the most unpunctual airports of the world".
So, the Italians are very scrupulous as far as the choice of their life partners is concerned.
One more interesting profession is a Parmesan cheese listener on a cheese factory. This person uses a special silver hammer to knock on cheese and thus understand whether it is ready or not.
The Italians set a high value on environment and ecology, that is why driving is even forbidden in big cities on special days.
Italy is the cradle of Catholicism, that is why paying church tax is considered to be quite normal among the Italians. Although this tax isn't obligatory, almost every citizen pays 0.8% of their income.
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