Tag Archives: Italian men

Mammoni and Mammismo – An Italian Lifestyle

Six years ago I wrote a post titled Mammoni – Mamma’s Boys in Italy and today it ranks as my most popular post.  Mammoni, a term applied to single Italian men who live at home with their mothers sometimes into their … Continue reading

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Update on Italian Salaries

Not much has changed recently in the average salaries of Italian workers. Italy is by no means  a place to get rich quick, in terms of salary. While it’s true that the socialistic  Italian government compensates workers through pensions, unemployment, … Continue reading

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Italian People – Photo of the Day

These local Italians in Molise seem happy, experiencing male camaraderie that seems to be so lacking in the American culture. I would bet they are solving the problems of the day as well. Your thoughts? I’m always happy to hear … Continue reading

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Meet Marco Jovon – An Authentic Artisan in Venice

One of the benefits of social media is the ability to connect with people from other parts of the world. And one of the benefits of traveling to other parts of the world is the chance to actually meet one … Continue reading

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Italian Lifestyle ~ Photo of the Day

Local Italian men  discussing important issues in the early evening in the small Puglia town of Squinzano. What do you think these men are talking about? Did you notice that the women are conspicuously missing? Where are they and what … Continue reading

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Italian Salaries Among the Lowest in Europe

Italy is not a place to get rich quick, in terms of salary. Although their socialistic government compensates workers with pensions and health care as well as their form of unemployment, the average salaries in Italy are among the lowest … Continue reading

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Mammoni – Mamma’s Boys in Italy

Mammoni, Mamma’s boy, is a term applied to single Italian men who are still living at home with their mothers. This is actually a common way of life in Italy, and more than half of the young men still live … Continue reading

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