A pizza that doesn’t look like a pizza

Calzone- Italy from the Inside

Photo by Francesca Tosolini

Il calzone is one of the most popular pizzas in Italy, even though it doesn’t really look like one. In fact, it is a folded pizza that is usually filled with tomato sauce, ricotta cheese, baked ham, and mozzarella.

{This is an excerpt from chapter 3 “Italian cuisine and food establishments” of the eBook “Italy from the Inside. A native Italian reveals the secrets of traveling in Italy”}

Fast and furious in Italy

Speed limit in Italy- Italy from the Inside

Photo by: Francesca Tosolini

In Italy, speed limits  are:

  • 130 km/h (80 mph) on the freeway; but 110 km/h (68 mph) with bad weather
  • 90 km/h (55 mph) on suburban roads
  • 50 km/h (31 mph) in the cities.

{This is an excerpt from chapter 2 “Driving in Italy” of the eBook “Italy from the Inside. A native Italian reveals the secrets of traveling in Italy”}

The Italian rainbow of waste collection

Italian recycling system- Italy from the Inside

Photo by Francesca Tosolini

Italians recycle their garbage by throwing it into special bins designated for non-recyclable trash, paper, plastic, food waste and glass/cans.

{This is an excerpt from chapter 15 “Miscellaneous information” of the eBook “Italy from the Inside. A native Italian reveals the secrets of traveling in Italy”}