Holi: The Festival of Colors

As the world becomes more intertwined, we have the tremendous opportunity to take part in celebrations that aren’t originally our own. Europeans didn’t traditionally celebrate Halloween; now they dress up as ghosts and witches every October 31st. The Chinese New Year Festival is hosted by many countries around the world. Mexicans and Mallorcans do yoga […]

Perfect Gifts For The Ladies in Your Life On Women’s Day

International Women’s Day is a long-standing tradition in celebration of women that takes place all around the world. There are different theories regarding the origins of this holiday. Some say it was set aside to pay respect to the hundreds of women workers lost in a terrible factory fire in New York during 1911, while […]

Where to Celebrate the Chinese New Year in Milan

February 8th will see the beginning of 15 days of celebrations for the Chinese New Year, also known as the Lunar New Year or Spring Festival. The New Year legend tells us that a very long time ago, a terrible monster lived in China named the Nian, and once every twelve months it came out of his […]

Ferragosto, the Italian Mid-August holiday

Ready for the countdown? Five days left before the mid-August holiday… it’s time to celebrate! August 15th is a crazy day in Italy. This holiday, called “Ferragosto”, comes from the Romans, when the Emperor Augustus made the decision to celebrate the end of the harvest and the beginning of a period of rest for the […]