Anglos tell Twitter what’s weird about Italy

Settling in to Italian life has proved to be a challenge for some Anglos, who have been taking to Twitter to express their #Italyproblems and #Romeproblems. We’ve collected some of the most common headaches, touching on everything from cobblestones to flirty taxi drivers.

Anglos tell Twitter what's weird about Italy
Poor internet connectivity is a common problem in Italy. Internet photo:Shutterstock

While many foreigners take to Twitter to boast about their Italian life – most delighting in the country’s famed food and wine – some have been using social media as a way to air their frustrations.

Using the hashtags #Italyproblems and #Romeproblems, English speakers have been highlighting the frequent challenges of daily life in Italy. They include the daily battle for fully-functioning internet and electricity in some parts of the country, in addition to some cultural encounters.

One Twitter user found herself struggling to decide whether to kiss people on the cheek who were awkward, for example, while another lamented closures over public holidays.

Check out our gallery of the most common problems – and feel free to tweet us with your own @TheLocalItaly.

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