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 […]

International Scene Seekers Go For Brunch

NYC Experience Like many 20something New Yorkers, brunch is a favorite pastime of mine. It was explained to me that “brunch” isn’t so much a concept for our Italian counterparts, so let me explain it in a nutshell: Brunch is a midday breakfast/lunch plus social activity that you go to with your girlfriends on the […]

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 […]

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 […]

It’s That Time of Year Again! The World’s Best Fashion Weeks

With New York Fashion Week just a few days away, fashion season is once again around the corner. Even though us commoners might not be directly involved, if you live in one of the three major cities that host the most important fashion weeks, then chances are you will have some exposure. Fashion week is […]