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Celebrities in the city for Milano Fashion Week 2018

Milano Fashion Week 2018 The city of Milan is fully packed with celebrities and hollywood stars who came to Milan for fashion week.   Olivia Palermo   Visualizza questo post su Instagram   Milan wouldn’t be complete without @Maxandco! #maxandco #extraordinaryeveryday #ad Un post condiviso da Olivia Palermo (@oliviapalermo) in data: Set 20, 2018 at 9:55 PDT   Visualizza questo post su Instagram   Stepping out in Milan. Un post condiviso da Olivia Palermo (@oliviapalermo) in data: Set 19, 2018 at 9:32 PDT Spike Lee   Visualizza questo post su Instagram   Special Heart Felt Thanks To Ms. Prada For…

Here is what to do this fall in Milan

Who says that the summer is the ideal season for a week end away? Autumn is actually a very enjoyable season too! If you are planning a week end with your friends or a family vacation before Christmas, make sure to include the city of Milan in your bucket list! Getting to Milan is extremely easy thanks to its three international airports and budget airlines such as EasyJet and Ryanair connect the city with plenty of destinations. If you wish to save some money on your accommodation check how to book the best apartament among the 15.000 available on the…

How to live a luxury experience in Milan

A luxury experience in Milan is something that everyone dreams about. If you wish to know how to have the best that Milan can offer, just keep on reading… How to get to Milan There are plenty of ways to get to Milan. Conveniently located in the heart of Europe, Milan is easily accesible both by car and train. If you wish to get to Milan by air the three international airports offer a wide range of flights to Europe, Asia and the Americas. But if your dream is to fly to the capital of fashion and design for a…

Milan and its quest to defeat racism

It was the 18th of September 1938 when the Italian parliament led by Benito Mussolini publicly announced the racial laws on a stage right in front of the town hall in Trieste, north-east of Italy. The racial laws were later promulgated by  the king of Italy Vittorio Emanuele the III and their entry into force had devastating effects well before the deportation to concentration camps. Thousands of jewish people working in the public administration were forced to leave their offices. Jewish students could not go to their schools anymore. University professors, researchers and students were banned from all public universities.…

RED Bistrot Libreria: where coffee and books meet!

There is a new bar in town. The answer to the recent clamor about the opening of a Starbucks in Milan is a new place for coffee but this time it is 100% Italian. RED Bistrot Libreria has just opened a new store in the city of Milan. While the first one welcomes its guests in the Porta Nuova district with its modern and overwhelming skyscrapers, the opening of RED Bistrot Libreria in the Brera district marks the beginning of a new relationship between the company and the city of Milan. The building chosen to host this new bar dates…

Starbucks in Milan hires people with special needs

Starbucks in Milan hires people with special needs The brand new Starbucks in Milan occupies an entire building in the heart of the city. The three-storey building in Piazza Cordusio used to be the headquarter of the Italian Postal Services. Conveniently located just a few steps from the Duomo cathedral and the La Scala opera house, the Starbucks building features an impressive set of original decorations and ornaments dating back to 1901. In the original plan right in front of this new Italian development of the Seattle-based coffee house there was an outside area for al fresco dining but this…

New openings in Milan: Five Guys Burgers and Starbucks

New openings in Milan! Five Guys Burgers and Starbucks have just opened their doors to the Milanese citizens. We have  already talked about these new openings in our recent posts and now that these two American food retailers have started serving their delicacies it is time to check if the expectations have been respected. Starbucks in Milan The founder of Starbucks decided to open the first store after a visit to Milan more than thirty years ago. He liked the way Italians enjoyed coffee. It was not ( and it is not!) just about sipping coffee. A coffee in an…

The weirdest job titles on Linkedin

The case of the fake curriculum of the Italian prime minister Giuseppe Conte has unleashed the imagination of the Italians. Recently have appeared on Linkedin and on the most popular social networks, vignettes and GIFs that returned an unflattering portrait of Mr Conte. However, the art of writing finds its maximum expression in the writing of our curricula. A line added in the course of study or a shrewdly described work experience can greatly change the perception that the director of human resources of any company has of us. So those who dealt with leafleting become  business to consumer advertising specialists …

Jessica Alba’s vacation in Milan

Jessica Alba is in Milan these days. The actress and entrepreneur has just landed in our beautiful city and stopped right in front of the stunning Duomo Cathedral to take a picture with her daughter. She later posted the pic on Instagram with a caption that said: #milano #motherdaughtertrip According to her  Instagram gallery she left for Italy from Los Angeles airport four days ago and then visited  Florence. She and her daughter enjoyed some good food at a couple of florentine restaurants and then moved to Milan where she took this picture. A pigeon flies by almost covering Jessica…

Google bows to Chinese censorship

Google has not been operating in China for some time. The main cause is the censorship that the Chinese government applies to the results of the US search engine. There are many websites that can not be visited in and around Beijing: from the main social networks to online versions of major international newspapers such as the New York Times or Le Monde. Even platforms such as Youtube and Vimeo are in no way accessible to Chinese consumers as well as  work tools like Dropbox and Shutterstock. In a reality like the Chinese one, therefore, a search engine that shows…