Rent an apartment
When renting one of our apartments in the Old town you get to know your Italian neighbours very well. They dont speak much English, but they are friendly and want to get to know you, so instead of speaking, they gesticulate a lot! It’s probably a good idea if you prepare yourself and learn a few Italian phrases instead of being mute the whole time. If you don’t speak at all, the Italians will definitely think you don’t like them.
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