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Language Matters

Language Matters

A month or so ago, I found myself wandering the streets of an unfamiliar town in northern Italy as I checked Google Maps on my phone for a specific address. As I rounded the corner in proximity to my destination, a sign caught my eye that made me stop in my tracks. I saw the words RIP-OFF (the actual name has been changed to protect the innocent, but the meaning was exactly the same) in large lett... »

British Council

British Council

The British Council is the United Kingdom’s international organization for cultural relations. In Italy we have offices in Rome, Milan and Naples and we are active in many other cities with our programs and services in the fields of Arts, English, Education and Society. Our activities and programs in Italy are based on mutually beneficial relationships with customers, partners and sponsors. We wor... »

Achieving a Successful Checkout in Italy!

Achieving a Successful Checkout in Italy!

The last thing in Italy that you want is dilapidations! The judicial system moves at a glacial pace and it is normal for lawsuits to be settled after many, many years. Given this state of affairs, it behooves everyone to stay clear of a legal route and to aim for a hassle-free departure. How do you achieve this? Well, follow me as we look at some vital points. Check In For a successful departure, ... »

Christmas Cake: An English Tradition

Christmas Cake: An English Tradition

Christmas cake is an English tradition that began as plum porridge. People ate the porridge on Christmas Eve, using it to line their stomachs after a day of fasting. Soon dried fruit, spices and honey were added to the porridge mixture, and eventually it turned into Christmas pudding. In the 16th century, oatmeal was removed from the original recipe, and butter, wheat flour and eggs were added. Th... »

HMA Jill Morris – British Ambassador to Italy and San Marino

HMA Jill Morris – British Ambassador to Italy and San Marino

Official Video by HMA Jill Morris, British Ambassador to Italy and San Marino as of July 25, 2016. 25/07/2016 _ Source: UKinItaly Jill Morris prende servizio oggi a Roma in veste di Ambasciatore britannico in Italia e San Marino. Jill Morris è la prima donna a ricoprire questo ruolo per il Regno Unito. Esperta di Europa in virtù delle sue esperienze a Bruxelles e a Londra, dove ha ricoperto negli ... »

Kristin Engvig, founder of WIN speaks on Gender Diversity

Kristin Engvig, founder of WIN speaks on Gender Diversity

Decades ago courageous women in various parts of the world broke the silence and started a fight against a social norm that prevented women from having access to professions and right that were prerogative of men. In those years, the fight was for greater gender equality. Today this slogan has been replaced by gender parity or gender diversity. The issue has inspired a new generation of women’s mo... »

Caruso PortaRomana131

Caruso PortaRomana131

Caruso PortaRomana131 Aveda Hair & Beauty Store – English speaking Salon The Caruso PortaRomana131 concept is born from an international experience of artistic director Dario Caruso. He began his training in London attending some of the best academies, addressing his studies not only in hairstyling, but also in skin care. From his experiences in traveling between London, Madrid, Paris an... »

Dr. Mariano Enderle

Dr. Mariano Enderle

Dr. Mariano Enderle: Over 30 years experience in Clinical Psychologist, Psychotherapist & Psychoanalyst – Member of the Psychoanalytic Society of the New York University Post Doctoral Program in Psychotherapy and Psychoanalysis. – Faculty ISeRDIP: School for Integrated Short Term Psychotherapy Milano – Italian Professional Board of Psychologists “Regione Lombardia” –  E... »

Sara Mirabelli – Psychologist

Sara Mirabelli – Psychologist

Dr. Sara Mirabelli Certified English-speaking Psychologist and Psychotherapist Milan, Specialized in Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy My multiple areas of specialization have been established through extensive training with a strong foundation in psychoanalytic and cognitive therapy. It has been my experience that a combination of these methods guarantees the most flexibility in tailoring your experie... »

A chat with Clive Malcolm Griffiths

A chat with Clive Malcolm Griffiths

Clive Malcolm Griffiths has worn many hats along his road through life, but he is perhaps best known with his bowler hat on explaining lyrics of today’s top pop hits in Italian schools. He moved to Italy following, as he calls it, “one of my great passions: ice cream.” Since then he founded Videomusic in 1984 becoming the first musical channel dedicated to music. He did a stint for Italia 1’s Le I... »