New Year's Resolutions for 2022

Top New Year’s Resolutions 2022

It’s time for New Year’s Resolutions! As usual, the beginning of a new year is always marked with a list of New Year’s Resolutions. Every year we write down some objectives to achieve in the following 12 months and try hard to make our intentions real. But what are the most popular trends for 2022? […]

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Traditional Easter Symbols

What do you know about Easter symbols? We are used to a number of very traditional Easter symbols, but do you know where they come from? First of all, in most European languages, the word “Easter” comes from the Hebrew Pesach.  European languages associate the word Pesach to the Jewish feast of Passover, which was […]

make some Italian and Sanish Easter Sweets

Make Your Own Easter Sweets

Why don’t you make some Easter sweets at home? As we are spending time at home due to the lockdown, preparing some Italian and Spanish Easter sweets is a fantastic idea! There are loads of different traditional sweets to have a look at: so the first thing to do is choosing what we want to […]

how to celebrate valentine's day 2021

Best Things To Do For Valentine’s Day 2021

How are you planning to you spend Valentine’s Day 2021? Valentine’s Day 2021 will be different from the past years: due to the Covid-19 pandemic we won’t be able to eat out or do some social activities. However, there is still much to do at home and your half will be very happy to celebrate […]

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Rio de Janeiro: A Spectacular Carnival

The Carnival of Rio de Janeiro is by far the most popular in the world. The Carnival of Rio de Janeiro perfectly embodies the spirit of this festivity. Being Brasil a very catholic country, people during the Carnival enjoy all those pleasures that will be totally forbidden during the 40 days of Lent. The Lent […]

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Let’s Celebrate St.Patrick’s Day

Ready for St.Patrick’s Day? The Irish know how to celebrate St.Patrick’s Day on the 17th March! However, this festivity is quite important in every country with a huge Irish community. In many cities around the world you will see groups of people wearing green clothing and hats, since in Ireland green is the national colour. […]

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“El Día de Los Muertos”: a Fascinating Mexican Tradition

“El Día de los Muertos” (“the Day of the Dead”) is an important Mexican holiday which it is celebrated every year on the first two days of November. These days are dedicated to the commemoration of  deceased family members, children in the first day and adults in the second. This holiday comes from ancestral pre-Columbian rituals which turned […]

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Discover the Traditional Italian “Vendemmia”

The “vendemmia” (grape harvest) is an ancient Italian tradition: it was an important event not only for the wine production but also as a ritual which involved whole families. Nowadays everything is carried out using specific machineries, but in the past the harvest was totally manual. Let’s go back to that more fascinating times! The season for the […]

jamie oliver Loves Italy

Jamie Oliver Loves Italy

Every Italian who lives here in UK has noticed, at least once, the English celebrity chef Jamie Oliver on TV! But why did Jamie Oliver become a star in food business promoting a new way of cooking and eating according to Italian habits? Why did he spread so vigorously Italian recipes over the past years? […]