An Amazing Year for the Milan Scottish Country Dancers

An Amazing Year for the Milan Scottish Country Dancers

The main reason why this has been an amazing year for the Milan Scottish Country Dancers (MSCD) is obvious: 2022-2023 was the first complete period of normal activity after the tiresome Covid restrict...

The Secrets of Italian Women – revealed in Alessandra Repini’s book ‘The Italian Lady’

The Secrets of Italian Women – revealed in Alessandra Repini’s book ‘The Italian Lady’

As Alessandra Repini’s great hero, Desmond Morris, once observed, “Biologically speaking, if something bites you, it is more likely to be female.” Having spoken to Alessandra and read her book The Ita...

Cosmopolitan Identities

Cosmopolitan Identities

“In an era where global vision and cross-cultural competencies are critical to business success, multicultural upbringing can be far-reaching. Multilingual, highly-skilled and international experience...

<strong>Gerard Logan Makes the Audience’s Hair Stand on End at the Menotti Theatre</strong>

Gerard Logan Makes the Audience’s Hair Stand on End at the Menotti Theatre

It’s been a while, but it was well worth the wait. Watching Gerard Logan on stage again in Milan in “Night Terrors” at the Teatro Menotti was as much a treat as it was last time, when he played Oscar ...

Success is not about Accomplishments; it’s about the Journey with Joy

Success is not about Accomplishments; it’s about the Journey with Joy

Joy is defined as “a feeling of great pleasure and happiness.” You’ve probably also heard that happiness is “just a choice.”  So why then are there so many people in this world living their lives prof...

American Thanksgiving in Milan…Italian Style

American Thanksgiving in Milan…Italian Style

Americans celebrated Thanksgiving in Milan…Italian style! Milano Culture Club teamed up with DOT Chianti for a special Italo-Americano Thanksgiving Dinner. The private event took place on Nov. 24, 202...

Frances Mayes, Italy is Her Place in the World

Frances Mayes, Italy is Her Place in the World

Frances Mayes needs no introduction. Her New York Times bestselling memoir Under the Tuscan Sun, which was also made into a featured film starring Diane Lane, Sandra Oh and Raoul Bova has been read by...

An Erasmus+ Experience in Milan

An Erasmus+ Experience in Milan

Josue Barone joined the Easy Milano team while he was here with the Erasmus+ program. Read more about his experience studying abroad in Italy. Italy is one of the countries that most attracts the atte...

Ophelia, Herb-woman: Bringing Elizabethan England to Milan

Ophelia, Herb-woman: Bringing Elizabethan England to Milan

Joan Field leads a double life (or maybe even a triple life). Her day job is that of herb-woman, out in the fields at dawn picking simples that she hawks in a basket to the country folk eager for natu...

Rose Reilly, Footballer scores big at the Teatro Gerolamo, Milan

Rose Reilly, Footballer scores big at the Teatro Gerolamo, Milan

English Theatre Milan is on a roll. Continuing its mini-season of plays in English, with Rose Reilly, Footballer, the project scored big and won over the audience at the Teatro Gerolamo in P.za Beccar...

Take a Walk on the Wilde Side: English Theatre in Milan brings the authentic voice of Oscar to the Gerolamo

Take a Walk on the Wilde Side: English Theatre in Milan brings the authentic voice of Oscar to the Gerolamo

This is becoming a habit. I’m sitting in a theatre in Milan watching a one-man show in English based on a classic literary text. A month ago I was left stunned and speechless by Guy Masterson-Mastroia...

Under Milk Wood comes to Milan with a stunning performance to help Ukraine

Under Milk Wood comes to Milan with a stunning performance to help Ukraine

Milan April 6, 2022- It was was a rare opportunity in Milan: the chance to see the incredible Guy Masterson-Mastroianni performing all 69 roles of Dylan Thomas’s Under Milk Wood in a special charity p...

Expats in Italy: Karen Rigatti, Facing Challenges and Helping Others

Expats in Italy: Karen Rigatti, Facing Challenges and Helping Others

Karen Rigatti is American and has been living in Milan since 2008. Karen looks like a Macy’s catalog model with her apple pie smile and Californian blonde locks. One might think she came to Milan to w...

7 Inspiring Italian Women

7 Inspiring Italian Women

Italian women are recognized around the world for being passionate and resilient. It is a large part of their character. Throughout history, they had to deal with a society that has often pushed them ...

Amie Louie, Founder of Easy Milano Chosen as Urban Queen Leader

Amie Louie, Founder of Easy Milano Chosen as Urban Queen Leader

We are delighted to announce that our very own Amie Louie, founder of Easy Milano and Global VP Fundraising for the Professional Women’s Network (PWN Global), has been selected by internationally reno...

The Octopus and the Wedding Proposal

The Octopus and the Wedding Proposal

“How did Salvatore propose?” a friend asked recently, referring to my Italian husband. When I told her that we’d decided to get married in Positano, she said that sounded breathtakingly romantic.Littl...

Poem: A Rose Has Thorns

Poem: A Rose Has Thorns

A homage to all the women who have lost their lives at the hands of the men they loved. A Rose Has Thorns by Brenda Shoreman Our eyes met across a crowded roomThe smile he gave me made my heart go zoo...

Expats in Italy: John Murphy, the most Scottish Italian in town

Expats in Italy: John Murphy, the most Scottish Italian in town

John Murphy has lived in Italy for over 45 years. He has seen history unfold and has overcome the obstacles many expats face while trying to integrate into Italian society. He built a career, raised a...

French & Romanian female business leaders join forces to advance Gender-Balanced Leadership with global network

French & Romanian female business leaders join forces to advance Gender-Balanced Leadership with global network

French & Romanian female business leaders join forces to advance Gender-Balanced Leadership with global network PWN Global, the leading global organization of female professionals advancing gender-bal...

Ben Greenwood, HM Acting Consul General Milan and Director DIT Italy

Ben Greenwood, HM Acting Consul General Milan and Director DIT Italy

I had the honour of speaking with Ben Greenwood, HM Acting Consul General Milan and Director of the Department of International Trade Italy at the British Consulate Milan. We met for an informal video...

COP26: Women in Green Growth

COP26: Women in Green Growth

 The Women in Green Growth webinar was held 17 March 2021 , organized by the British Embassy in Italy with  STEAMiamoci, a project launched in 2016 with the aim of reducing the gender gap, supporting ...

Leona Laviscount

Leona Laviscount

Our series “Celebrating Women” features stories about inspiring women. If there is an inspiring woman in your life, let us know and we will share her story!  My mother Leona Laviscount was the first B...

Portraits of Italian Women

Portraits of Italian Women

Ritratti di Donne (Portraits of women) Present-day Italy told through the stories of ten women, protagonists of the Italian cultural and creative scene, a project by Italiana Language Creativity Cultu...

Women in…The Fight Against Illegal Wildlife Trade

Women in…The Fight Against Illegal Wildlife Trade

COP26: One Earth, One Future On the occasion of World Wildlife Day,  the webinar “Women in… the fight against the illegal wildlife trade”, women against the  illegal wildlife trade, was held today  Ma...

Author Jennifer Anton Reveals Under the Light of the Italian Moon

Author Jennifer Anton Reveals Under the Light of the Italian Moon

I had the pleasure of speaking with Jennifer Anton, author of Under the Light of the Italian Moon, a biographical fiction set in rural Italy during the Mussolini Fascist Era.  The book will debut Marc...

A Conversation with Lisa Halliday, an American Writer in Milan

A Conversation with Lisa Halliday, an American Writer in Milan

The American writer Lisa Halliday, winner of a 2017 Whiting Award for Fiction, walks the cobblestoned streets and lanes of Milan pondering her work. Looking up at the golden Madonnina, or passing the ...

Painting in the Pandemic Memories of Milan

Painting in the Pandemic Memories of Milan

Artist and painter Jerilyn Jurinek shares her work and memories of Milan and her travels in Italy which inspired her latest works, “Painting in the Pandemic”. As a member of the Center for Italian Mod...

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...

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 Unit...

Feeling Italian – Sentirsi Italiani: Più di un libro fotografico

Feeling Italian – Sentirsi Italiani: Più di un libro fotografico

More than a photobook about what it means to feel Italian today . 89 photographs selected by an international jury show images of the Italy of today. A country in transformation in a global context, i...

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