1st May: Way to celebrate labor day in Milan

Every year on the first of May, several countries around the world celebrate Labor Day to remember the commitment and achievements of workers in the economic and social fields. This day is synonymous with the remembrance of workers’ struggles to receive labor rights.  Photo Credit: Labissa   The very first Labor Day dates back to […]

Festivals You Can’t Miss Taking Place In Rome This April

There is an Italian expression that means “April is the month of sweet sleep.” We don’t disagree, however, those who are asleep this month will miss a lot of good things! If you live in Rome, or happen to be there on vacation during April, we have a few suggestions to help keep you awake:   Photo […]

Easter in Italy vs the U.S.: Symbols, Traditions and Food

Every country has their own unique ways of celebrating international holidays, with their individual symbols and traditions. Even countries that share holidays seem to vary in festivities throughout the world. Easter, arguably the most famous Catholic holiday, is celebrated as a joyous occasion in many countries. In the States, we associate this holiday as a […]

Have Your Dream Wedding in Italy

Finally, the moment has come, and it was just like you imagined it. He invited you for a romantic dinner with candles and flowers, pulled out that little box and when he opened it, all of your fears and uncertainties vanished: He asked you to become his wife. Now what? Maybe you’re one of those women […]

Your Guide to the Venice Carnival 2016

The tradition of Carnival in Venice has ancient origins dating back to the 1290s. In the past, this giant public party allowed everyone to don masks and costumes, ensuring anonymity and allowing for a sort of leveling of social divisions. This year, the Carnival takes place from January 23th until February 9, featuring a calendar full of […]

Christmas in Italy vs. the U.S.: How are they different?

How Christmas is celebrated in Italy and how it’s celebrated in America are very similar, and this is due to the influence that North America has received by the nations of the old continent: England, France, The Netherlands and indeed, Italy. Christmas is a Christian event, and both Italy and the U.S. celebrate the birth of […]

A New Concept in Handbags: Bruno Parise Italia

The story behind Bruno Parise Italia is one of an Italian family developing their business and brand. It’s the story of a daughter, Alessandra, who took over her father’s company to lead it into the modern future, while still strongly focused on tradition. Directly from Marostica (a city famous for its annual game of human chess), located near Bassano del […]

Choose Verona to Spend a Day of Traveling

If you have a whole day or a weekend off, a limited budget and you love traveling, Veneto is the right choice. Better yet, choose Verona, a city known from Shakespeare’s tragedy Romeo and Juliet. A lesser known fact about Verona is that it’s a site of UNESCO world heritage, thanks to its architecture and […]