Italy is known as the country where nobody speaks English, but this is not true for the younger generation.
An Italian man is a gentleman. This is true, because most of the Italian men open the door for a woman, carry the heavy bags and they are always polite to them and make compliments.
Italian people are fashionable. This is absolutely true. Italian people love expensive and beautiful clothes.
Italian people always wear nice shoes. This is true, because Italian people are famous about their shoes, but bootblacks are less to find in centers as Milan and Rome.
Italy is chaotic. This is absolutely true! There is a lack of organization.
The stereotyped image of the large and traditional Italian family, with more than six children, is just an old memory.
Italian men are mummy's boys. A part of this is true, but there is a reason for this. Men have to stay at home for a long time, because it takes a lot of time before they can finance their first home.
Italy is chaotic. All the time it is very busy and chaotic in Italy. There are a lot of cars and scooters and they are driving everywhere with a high speed.
Italian men are maffia. There is Maffia in Italy especially in the South, but they are proud of it. And of course not all Italian men are from the Maffia.
Italian people love food. This is defenitely true! Taking time for food is a basis principle. They say, you live to eat!