AAI - All About Italy Lite
Platform: iPhone & iPad
Author: patrizia serra
Planning a trip to Italy? Dreaming of moving to Florence or Rome? Then you can’t miss this new app featuring lots of Italian nouns and names you need to know before visiting the Bel Paese. Listen to their pronunciations and read the biting definitions and descriptions. You will find out what no one else will ever tell you about Italy! Just to give you an idea: MIUCCIA PRADA: Italian fashion designer. True radical chic: she is a communist but also an icon of the wealthy and the mighty. Her brands are Prada and Miu Miu. CAVALLO: Horse. This is going to be unpopular: in Italy we eat horse meat. Not everybody likes it but we have butcher's shops only selling horse meat and cold cuts. ASSEGNO: Cheque or check (in US). In Italy you usually write them only for big amounts of money. Italians still like to use cash whenever they can. VALENTINO ROSSI: Italian motorcycle racer. According to Sports Illustrated, Rossi is one of the highest earning sports personalities in the world and, according to Italian tax authorities, he is also a tax evader. In February 2008, Rossi announced that he had reached a settlement with the Italian tax authorities: at the very end, he paid 35 million Euros to close the tax case. According to gossip gurusinstead… he had a fling with Elisabetta Canalis, George Clooney's ex-girlfriend.
You will also discover the dos and don'ts and all those little tricks to deal with the famous “Italian way”, sometimes difficult to understand, sometimes upsetting… But always charming! Click a name, listen to the correct pronunciation and enjoy the definition!
TAG: app, iPhone & iPad,Travel