Halloween in Italy vs. America

Fall is in full swing: the air is getting crisper, days become shorter, nights become longer, and we are getting ready for hibernation by putting on our fuzzy socks and downloading all of our favorite Halloween themed movies. Well, we in the US, that is. Halloween is one of the most popular holidays in America meriting […]

Best of Milan Expo 2015

“Feeding the planet; energy for life” reads the slogan for the 2015 Universal Exhibition that has been taking place in Milan, Italy. Beginning on May 1st and continuing for a six-month period until October 31st, Expo Milano 2015 is showcasing exhibits from more than 140 countries. Each nation’s exhibition looks to answer growing global concern […]

The Italian Aperitivo: Happy Hour in the Piazza

In the summer season, thanks to the mild weather and the long and comfortable days, all the city squares from the North to the South become meeting points for the experience of the italian aperitivo! Aperitivo is a consolidated Italian tradition, literally it is a sort of pre-meal drink but it’s also a special ritual of going out for […]

Phytotherapy for Winning Skin

When there is a good chance that you will find yourself seated next to fashion icons like the Grand Duchess of Cambridge or Anna Wintour, glamorous guests of the England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club, it is important to strive for your best look. While on the greenest lawns of the world, tennis players wear […]

Italian Beaches: Eco-friendly Paradise on hand

Summer is around the corner and it is time to book your vacations. If crystalline seas and the sandy beaches are  what you are looking for, Italy offers heavenly places.  There is a wide range of choices, Italy is full of beautiful places, but the “Guida Blu” offers the possibility to find environmentally friendly areas […]