Let’s explore Alsace: two incredible “cities”
Feb05

Let’s explore Alsace: two incredible “cities”

Alsace, a region located on the eastern border of France close to Germany and Switzerland, is a magical place full of surprises. In this new series, we will take you to this very special place and give you a taste of the many wonders it has to offer.

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Milano Bovisa: The Silicon Valley Made in Italy
Dec31

Milano Bovisa: The Silicon Valley Made in Italy

Located in the north-western outskirts of Milan, for much of the twentieth century the Bovisa quartier was one of the most productive industrial poles of the city and an important generator of employment for many generations. After a long period of dereliction, in recent years Polytechnic University of Milan redeveloped the quarter. The Bovisa quarter, in fact, is back to being an important center for creative and design industries at international level. An area dedicated to inventiveness and creation, a place where young talents study and work, becoming the reflection of a young city constantly evolving.

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Let’s explore Alsace: Mulhouse
Dec15

Let’s explore Alsace: Mulhouse

Alsace, a region located on the eastern border of France close to Germany and Switzerland, is a magical place full of surprises. In this new series, we will take you to this very special place and give you a taste of the many wonders it has to offer.

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Cooking with grandma: Bicerin, a chocolate liqueur
Dec03

Cooking with grandma: Bicerin, a chocolate liqueur

In this episode of “Cooking with Grandma” you’ll learn how to prepare Bicerin, with chocolate being the main ingredient.

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Crikvenica and its surroundings
Nov19

Crikvenica and its surroundings

Last summer I spent a few weeks in Croatia. Whilst I was there, I visited some wonderful places. This article gives a glimpse into this trip, along with some tips, which will hopefully encourage you to travel.

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Krk Island
Oct24

Krk Island

Last summer I spent a few weeks in Croatia. Whilst I was there, I visited some fantastic places. This article gives a glimpse into this trip, along with some tips, which will hopefully encourage you to travel.

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Rijeka and the surrounding area
Oct14

Rijeka and the surrounding area

Last summer I spent a few weeks in Croatia. Whilst I was there, I visited some fantastic places. The series gives a glimpse into this trip, along with some tips, which will hopefully encourage you to travel.
Following our previous article which focussed on the main attractions of Rijeka, let’s take a look at what visitors can experience in the surroundings of Rijeka.

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Cooking with grandma (Italy): Piedmontese appetizer
Oct07

Cooking with grandma (Italy): Piedmontese appetizer

As suggested by its name, the Piedmontese appetizer is a speciality of the cuisine of Piedmont whose origins are rooted in the ancient farming traditions. It is usually prepared at the end of the summer, that is, a period of the year when the family garden offers a great abundance of vegetables that will be saved for the winter.
Would you like to learn how to prepare it? I’ll share with you my family’s traditional recipe. However, there are many different variations of it, which means you can add other vegetables or replace some with different ones (such as fennel or zucchini) at your will.

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Rijeka – a town with many faces
Sep25

Rijeka – a town with many faces

Last summer I spent some weeks in Croatia, whilst I was there I visited fantastic places. The articles of this series give a glimpse into this period and some tips, describe experiences… and will encourage you to travel.

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Post Brexit – Is Amsterdam the new London
Sep19

Post Brexit – Is Amsterdam the new London

In June 2016, the New York Times published an article about a possible post-Brexit scenario where London’s role as the ‘City’, or financial capital – a centre for both professional and educational opportunities – would inevitably be up to another city. Among the most analysed and listed European candidates in the Global Financial Centres Index- a score that ranks the attractiveness of the liveliest continental squares – the one with the highest score turned out to be Amsterdam. With Brexit now in motion, Amsterdam’s transformation into a new London is becoming increasingly real. But in what ways? And what are the pros and cons of this?

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