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4 Feb, 2020- Milan Town Hall meeting for UK Nationals on Citizens’ Rights and Brexit

4 Feb, 2020- Milan Town Hall meeting for UK Nationals on Citizens’ Rights and Brexit

HM Consul General Catriona Graham would like to invite you to a Town Hall meeting for UK Nationals on Citizens’ Rights and Brexit on Tuesday 4 February 2020, from 6:00pm to 7:30pm. Address: British School of Milan Via Carlo Alberto Pisani Dossi, 16 Milan 20134 We encourage you to distribute this invitation to other British nationals in the area.  […] Read More

What Not To Do for New Year Resolutions

What Not To Do for New Year Resolutions

Dear Easy Milano Readers, Happy New Year! I hope you have started 2020 with lots of zip and pizzazz! Have you made a New Year Resolution?Have you once and for all decided to eat well, go to the gym three times a week and meditate for 30 minutes a day? Although I know resolve means […] Read More

The British Chamber of Commerce for Italy – The President’s update

The British Chamber of Commerce for Italy – The President’s update

Official information from The British Chamber of Commerce for Italy Published on  easymilano.com  date 19/01/2020  Dear Friends, Brexit will happen at 23.00 GMT on 31 January 2020* After three and a half years of debate, delay and confusion – and whether you like the outcome or not – we can now finally say this with […] Read More

Town Hall meeting for UK Nationals on Citizens’ Rights and Brexit – Tuesday 21 January 2020 from 4:45pm to 6:15pm in Pavia

Town Hall meeting for UK Nationals on Citizens’ Rights and Brexit – Tuesday 21 January 2020 from 4:45pm to 6:15pm in Pavia

The British Ambassador to Italy Jill Morris CMG would like to invite you to a Town Hall meeting for UK Nationals on Citizens’ Rights and Brexit. On Tuesday 21 January 2020, from 4:45pm to 6:15pm.Address:Palazzo del Broletto – Sala BrolettoVia Paratici 21Pavia 27100 We encourage you to distribute this invitation to other British nationals in […] Read More

South Africa Inspiring New Ways, Message from Consul-General Titi S Nxumalo

South Africa Inspiring New Ways, Message from Consul-General Titi S Nxumalo

Dear Readers, The third quarter of the 2019-2020 financial year is drawing to a close and we can now take the opportunity to reflect on all that we have done. This time in the administrative calendar of the South African Government also falls at a special time of the year when we celebrate Christmas and […] Read More

Val Tidone – a castle on every hilltop

Val Tidone – a castle on every hilltop

You know you’re in Val Tidone when you see a castle on practically every hilltop, when you find yourself surrounded by a literal sea of vineyards, and when the road winds lazily through one hamlet after another as it slowly rises, revealing breathtaking views of the hills and the valleys! When you have to slow […] Read More

British Embassy Recommendations for Citizens Abroad

British Embassy Recommendations for Citizens Abroad

Following the most recent Embassy Town Hall meetings with British Nationals in Italy, this is a reminder of our advice and guidance. We recommend UK Nationals should apply for residency and healthcare. Make sure you are registered with your local comune, and with your ASL for healthcare, exchange your driving licence, ensure that you request […] Read More

Eating the Italian Way

Eating the Italian Way

For Italians food is something extremely special. It is connected with pleasure, tradition, family and leisure and must always be savored with gusto! In Italy, eating is synonymous with slow, so take your time and enjoy your meal! The MammamiaFamily will guide you on an exploration of Italian food habits; their peculiarities and secrets with […] Read More

Italy’s top spa destinations

Italy’s top spa destinations

Spa, or terme in Italian, have been known since the dawn of time for their healing powers, offering a range of treatments that include: bathing (hot springs – thermae hot tub, mud bath, hydro massage, sauna, sensation shower, steam bath), aromatherapy, massage, body wrap, beauty treatments (manicure, pedicure, waxing, exfoliating) and more. Check out these recommendations […] Read More

Tracy Roberts talks about new international crowdfunding project

Tracy Roberts talks about new international crowdfunding project

With over 50 UNESCO World Heritage Sites and over 48 million visitors per year, who doesn’t love Italy? It is this passion for Italy that has prompted Tracy Roberts fellow expat living in Italy for 33 years and partners have launched LoveItaly! But what exactly is LoveItaly!? “We are a non-profit organization. We want to […] Read More

Emotional Hurdles of Studying Abroad

Emotional Hurdles of Studying Abroad

For many university students, a highlight of the college years is the chance to live abroad for a semester – or even a year – and experience life and school in a completely new culture, and often, a new language. Some students carefully plan their studies around being able to manage a semester abroad, knowing […] Read More

AMERICAN CITIZENS ARE INVITED TO AN “AMERICAN TOWN HALL” 

AMERICAN CITIZENS ARE INVITED TO AN “AMERICAN TOWN HALL” 

EVENT:  The U.S. Consulate General in Milan is hosting an “American Town Hall” event for U.S. citizens in northern Italy.  Consulate staff will provide information on consular services available to U.S. citizens and answer some frequently asked questions: How to register to vote overseas? How to document the birth/death of U.S. citizens overseas? What are safety and […] Read More

A message from HM Ambassador Jill Morris – Issue No. 12

A message from HM Ambassador Jill Morris – Issue No. 12

A MESSAGE FROM JILL MORRIS, HER MAJESTY’S AMBASSADOR British Embassy Rome Issue No. 12 Friday 11 October 2019 After my summer message in July I want to provide you with an update on Brexit and citizens’ rights. No Deal preparations As you may be aware, this week the Government published its ‘No-Deal Readiness Report‘. The report includes […] Read More

Q&A session for UK Nationals on Citizens’ Rights and Brexit – Thursday 17 October 2019, from 5:00pm to 6:30pm in Montebello di Bertona (PE)

Q&A session for UK Nationals on Citizens’ Rights and Brexit – Thursday 17 October 2019, from 5:00pm to 6:30pm in Montebello di Bertona (PE)

British Embassy staff would like to invite you to a Town Hall meeting for UK Nationals on Citizens’ Rights and Brexit. on Thursday 17 October 2019, from 5:00pm to 6:30pm. Address: Comune di Montebello di Bertona Piazza Sandro Pertini 1 Sala Consiliare Montebello di Bertona (PE) 65010, IT We encourage you to distribute this invitation to other British nationals […] Read More

Town Hall meeting for UK Nationals on Citizens’ Rights and Brexit

Town Hall meeting for UK Nationals on Citizens’ Rights and Brexit

HMA Jill Morris CMG would like to invite you to a Town Hall meeting for UK Nationals on Citizens’ Rights and Brexit on Tuesday 15 October 2019, from 5:30pm to 7:00pm. Address: All Saints Anglican Church Milan Via Solferino, 17 Closest metro station: Moscova (Green line) 20121, Milan We encourage you to distribute this invitation to other British nationals […] Read More

Italian Holidays

Italian Holidays

Moving to a new country has all sorts of novelties including a few new holidays to get used to. So before being the odd one racing to work on a day in which you could have stayed in bed, jot down these national holidays: January 1st– New Year’s Day or Capodanno January 6th– Epiphany or […] Read More

Day trips from Milan for families with kids!

Day trips from Milan for families with kids!

Ten destinations only one hour away by car from Milan. The best choices when you run out of ideas in town.  Castello di Gropparello 80 km from Milan Travel back in time for a fantastic family adventure in an authentic medieval fortress. Castello di Gropparello is located over a ravine above the Vezzeno stream. This […] Read More

48 Hours in Milan

48 Hours in Milan

Italy’s fashion capital has recently become one of top destinations in Italy! Your first stop (mandatory for anyone visiting town) is Milan’s Cathedral, affectionately called Duomo (Piazza Duomo) in the city center. Admire at one of Italy’s finest examples of Gothic architecture and be sure to visit the rooftops (via stairs or elevator) for a […] Read More

Relocation: A Chance for Reinvention

Relocation: A Chance for Reinvention

There are times in life when we all wish we could have a clean slate, a kind of “do over.” For those of you who have moved abroad and begun a whole new life, you know that’s exactly what you get: a completely fresh start and a chance to be a whole new version of […] Read More

News from the South African Consulate-General Milan, Italy

News from the South African Consulate-General Milan, Italy

Sharing news from Titi S. Nxumalo, South African Consulate-General Milan, Italy Dear Readers,   I would like to take the opportunity to welcome everybody back from the August holidays which I hope brought much needed rest to all. The Mission has indeed begun its work in full swing at the beginning of September and already […] Read More

Understanding Italian coffee

Understanding Italian coffee

In Italy drinking coffee is a ritual. Italians love going to cafés for their coffee and if skipped they won’t survive the day. Before you order a coffee, let’s clarify first the difference between café and caffè. Well, coffee translates in Italian as “caffé“, while café is known as the “bar”, the place where you […] Read More

48 Hours in Turin

48 Hours in Turin

Although Turin is not your typical tourist destination when visiting Italy it does offer unexpected surprises to its visitors. First on our list, is the recently renovated Egyptian Museum (Via Accademia delle Scienze 6) that houses one of the largest collections of Egyptian artifacts in Europe including the Tomb of Kha and his wife Merit and […] Read More

Sea bass baked in a salt crust – “Branzino al Sale”

Sea bass baked in a salt crust – “Branzino al Sale”

Many of the recipes that Italian’s are most fond of are the simplest ones, like pasta al pomodoro e basilico (pasta with tomato sauce and basil), caprese di bufala (buffalo mozzarella topped with tomatoes) and carpaccio grana e rucola (thinly sliced raw meat with arugula salad and Parmesan cheese). In this recipe, you are going to learn […] Read More

Cooking with Laurel Evans

Cooking with Laurel Evans

Easy Milano had a quick chat with Laurel Evans, American foodie who’s been busy cooking up American treats in Milan since 2004. Evans a seventh generation Texan, followed her curiosity across the United States, or as she says ‘loving and hating its foods, cultures and contradictions.’ Love brought her to Milan where her passion for food […] Read More

Introduction to Italian Customs

Introduction to Italian Customs

Italian languageItaly, as we know it today, is a very young country, just over 150 years old. It was ultimately unified in 1861 following a campaign lead by Garibaldi. Before then, it was a peninsula with dozens of independent city-states, ruled by lords, kings and popes, with their own laws, dialects and customs. Yet, the […] Read More

Italy: What’s Your Game Plan?

Italy: What’s Your Game Plan?

As part of my expat coaching program, my aim is to assist individuals who are relocating to Italy to gain as much clarity as possible, so that they can map out the most successful life possible for themselves here. Together with the expat, we delve into many aspects of life in Italy, as well as […] Read More

What is Town Hall Registration and Why Do You Need It

What is Town Hall Registration and Why Do You Need It

Regardless of whether you are an EU or a Non-EU citizen, if you are planning on living in Italy full-time, you will need to register at the Town Hall as a resident where you live. This is a vital step in your Italian immigration process and is required to keep you compliant while living here. […] Read More

Expats: How to Deal with Anxiety

Expats: How to Deal with Anxiety

As an expat, there is no shortage of challenges and stresses to manage and overcome. The logistical considerations of moving abroad – often with children in tow – automatically equal a dramatic increase in the amount of stress a family experiences. Add to that the emotional toll of leaving behind everything familiar and settling into […] Read More

I Knew I Had Become Italian When…

I Knew I Had Become Italian When…

As an American who has lived in Italy for over 30 years, my Italian friends and family often say to me “ah, you are Italian now.” My mental reply is always “nope, I’m not.” The July 4 celebrations in Milan organized by Easy Milano seem like a good time to share a lighthearted list of […] Read More

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