Wonderful Bologna

Wonderful Bologna – “La Dotta, La Rossa, La Grassa” Tortellini, Escher, and Portici….a city that warrants a stroll – and a healthy appetite!   Bologna is known in Italy as “La Dotta, La Rossa, La Grassa”, or “The Educated, The Red, The Fat”.  Certainly, the slogan is much more intriguing in Italian.  “Educated” is for …

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Milan expo 2015

Score: Milan 3 – Expo 0

Score: Milan 3 – Expo 0 – Reality Check   As your expert travel and event planners we aim to keep our blog, itinerary, and event content contemporary, updated, and relevant.  However, we experience Europe every day, and not all of these experiences are positive.  At times, our personal European adventures serve to warn new …

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Rome Street Art

Rome Street Art

Another form of Art – Rome Street Art When I think of Art and Rome, certain things come to mind. It conjures images of the Roman garden villa that houses the Borghese Gallery.  Or I think of the aristocratic Pamphili Gallery, the contemporary vibe of MAXXI, and the papal collections of the Vatican Museums. Masters …

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Milan and Memphis Movement

Milano & the beat

The Memphis Movement is the great cultural italian phenomenon of the ’80s. This phenomenon has revolutionized the creative and commercial logic of the design world. Created on the initiative of Ettore Sottsass  and a group of young architects and designers in Milan, Italy. It was shortly to joined by some of the most famous names on the international design scene. …

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