A Guide to Car Sharing in Milan

A Guide to Car Sharing in Milan

Did you know that Milan has the biggest car-sharing system in Italy? This system has first been introduced in 2001 due to its easy convenience and is currently present with five operators offering thi...

48 Hours in Modena and Maranello

48 Hours in Modena and Maranello

Milan is known for its beautiful sights around the city, but it is also the perfect home-base to depart from for day and weekend trips. One quick and easy weekend trip is to the cities of Modena and M...

Milano Skyline: the Ever-Changing Landscape

Milano Skyline: the Ever-Changing Landscape

This is the first in a series of articles about the most exciting modern architecture in Milan. Milan’s best-known building is its statue-encrusted Gothic cathedral, the Duomo (started in 1386 and com...

The Milan Scottish Country Dancers Start a New Year

The Milan Scottish Country Dancers Start a New Year

Our financial year runs from 1 July to 30 June, so given that we don’t do anything in July and August (except for those who flee the heat to attend the RSCDS Summer School in much cooler St Andrews, S...

Italy: Are Rents Going Down?

Italy: Are Rents Going Down?

As many of the stories written about Italy often focus on doom and gloom, such as rising public debt, high unemployment, and an economy that is essentially struggling, I am often asked if this has aff...

American Fashion Brands That Italians Love

American Fashion Brands That Italians Love

This month, American expats in Italy will be commemorating the 247th year of our nation’s Declaration of Independence. As much as we love to integrate into our adopted culture, on close assessment, ma...

HM Consul General in Milan will be competing in the StraMilano Half Marathon on 19 March to support a school of The Citizens Foundation

HM Consul General in Milan will be competing in the StraMilano Half Marathon on 19 March to support a school of The Citizens Foundation

Mike Nithavrianakis is a diplomat currently serving in Italy, where he is the British Consul General in Milan and Director of Trade & Investment Italy. Before that, he was Deputy High Commissioner in ...

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 ...

4-hour National Strike, Friday 3 December 

Source ATM Milan metro Traffic and Transportation On Friday 3 December the National Secretariats of the UGL Autoferro and UGL Ferrovieri trade union organizations proclaimed a 4-hour multi-sector poli...

Lake Como Floods & Sicily Fires

Lake Como Floods & Sicily Fires

Extreme weather conditions in both the north and the south of Italy Main photo by Vigili del Fuoco via Twitter @emergenzavvf Since last week, heavy rains have caused major flooding and landslides in t...

Demonstration Alert Milan April 16, 2021

Demonstration Alert Milan April 16, 2021

News provided by U. S. Consulate General Milan, Italy Location:  Piazza del Duomo, Milan, Italy Event:  On April 16, 2021, an authorized static demonstration will take place in Piazza del Duomo.  The ...

Working from home? Why detachment is crucial for mental health

Working from home? Why detachment is crucial for mental health

Article by Wladislaw Rivkin, Lecturer in Work and Organisational Psychology, Aston University. As an academic who regularly worked from home in the days before coronavirus, my friends often joked abou...

November Cultural Events for the International Day against Violence against Women

November Cultural Events for the International Day against Violence against Women

Culture is once again at the forefront of the elimination of violence against women this year and, in collaboration with the Commission for Equal Opportunities and Civil Rights, promotes a series of e...

Act now! Virtual Voting Assistance Oct 21 & 28, 2020

Act now! Virtual Voting Assistance Oct 21 & 28, 2020

Message for U.S. Citizens – Virtual Voting Assistance If you plan to vote in the November 2020 election it is important to ACT NOW!  Don’t wait, return your voted ballot right away! The Federal Voting...

ATM Milan Transportation Strike Thursday 18 June 2020

ATM Milan Transportation Strike Thursday 18 June 2020

(Automated translation, source ATM) On Thursday 18 June, the Union Base Union (USB Private Work) proclaimed a 4-hour national strike on local public transport “to protect the health and safety of work...

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