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Parking in Rome pics: Italian minivan drivers

22 April, 2020
Italian drivers might have a bad reputation overseas, but I’m going to say they are the world’s greatest parkers of cars I’ve ever seen. I have seen vehicles get into spaces you never thought even a motorcycle would fit. But…

Snow in Milan doesn't stop motorcyclists

17 April, 2020
I enjoyed the snow in Italy on the weekend, but I went skiing, not travelling to Milan on a motorcycle in the snow. This video was taken just after 7am today on the outskirts of Milan and shows a motorcyclist…

Rome vintage Vespa tours: scooter hire in Rome

12 April, 2020
Vespa hire in Rome is enjoying a boom time as tourists seek to relive the famous scenes from Roman Holiday - the famous film featuring Gregory Peck and Audrey Hepburn. The Hollywood actors have been immortalised in the photo and…

Driving in Italy: parking in Rome pisses some people off

11 April, 2020
For the Italian language, or Italian English, we’ve already seen the creative and sparky side of the Romans come out with their “clients gentile” funny photo. Here we have another example, but for something far more serious - parking in…

The world's craziest roads: Italy's legendary Stelvio Pass

10 April, 2020
If you thought normal driving in Italy was scary enough, you’ve never seen the legendary Stelvio Pass. It has been voted one of the world’s craziest roads by Travel and Leisure magazine, among ten roads the world over which are…

The real Italy: interview with taxi driver in Rome

8 April, 2020
Who better than a cab driver to tell the story of a city? In Rome and Milan, we start a series of interviews with Italian taxi drivers, to glean the character of these complex and fascinating Italian cities.Two different cities,…

Fines in Rome for slow driving

29 March, 2020
As if the chaotic traffic in Rome needed encouraging, some surprised motorists will be receiving for fines for excessive slowness. On the stretch of road between the Eur and Ostia, fines are being implemented for reduced speeds.It’s ironic that the…

Driving in Italy: how to park a car in Naples

19 March, 2020
The things some people will do for a parking space in Italy! This is a four minute video of a woman attempting to park a car in Naples (I gather from the accents but don’t ask me to translate the…

Pictures from Italy: parking in Rome

19 March, 2020
Driving in Italy wouldn’t be complete without experiencing Rome’s traffic and laissez faire parking rules. In the following gallery of pictures from Italy you will see everything from a police car occupying the pedestrian crossing, to multiple large and expensive…

Traffic in Italy: scooters and pedestrian crossings

19 March, 2020
This funny video on driving in Italy, and crossing the road, was filmed in Trieste which makes me laugh, because it’s not famous for its traffic as, say, driving in Rome or Naples. Basically the trick in Italy is once…