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I thought I spoke Italian but the only thing I could think of to describe the Sistine Chapel was 'Mama mia!' Then I opened my phrasebook and entered a world beyond the Italy I thought I knew.
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I thought I spoke Italian but the only thing I could think to describe the Sistine Chapel was 'Mamma mia!'
Then I opened my phrasebook and entered a world beyond the Italy I though I knew.
Our phrasebooks give you a comprehensive mix of practical and social words and phrases in more than 120 languages. Chat with the locals and discover their culture - a guaranteed way to enrich your travel experience.