Eureka Moment – Using LinkedIn


After attending a workshop on using LinkedIn for personal branding and networking, hosted by The Garage Marketing, I had a Eureka moment: LinkedIn is not a just a social network, it should be considered a communication tool for expanding your professional network and developing your business. Just before the holidays, I had received an invitation to a free seminar being…

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Italy Takes Measures Against Overtourism


Published in HuffingtonPost.com […] Venice is not the only Italian city struggling with mass tourism. Last week, Florence, Naples, Rome, Venice and Milan announced their agreement to call into action a protocol for the management of tourist flow. The aim is to create a sustainable balance for both tourists and residents as well as to protect its treasures. Italy preserves…

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The Beginners Guide to Venice


Published in ItalyTravelandMore.com – Venice Venice is one of the most romantic cities in the world, not to mention a UNESCO world heritage site and if you are in Italy, you must visit it at least once in your lifetime, even if only for 24 hours. The worry that most people have is the crowds. The tiny alleyways and narrow roads do get…

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The Beginners Guide to Bologna


Published in ItalyTravelandMore.com – A guide for first time travelers to Bologna, Italy , sightseeing, food, shopping and more. When my cousin told me he’d be in Bologna for business, I jumped at the chance to get on a train and visit. I hadn’t been to Bologna for years and could hardly remember anything about it so, going back this…

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The Battle of Tiramisù


Published in HuffingtonPost.com –  Will the real Tiramisù please stand up? An ongoing “origin” battle has been going on between the Italian regions of Veneto, and Friuli, but also Piedmont and Tuscany have tried to claim origin status, as to the heritage of the heavenly, creamy, dessert. It has gotten to such a point that the the Tiramisù World Cup will be…

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Overnight at the Star Hotels Excelsior (Bologna, Italy)


Business and Travel Hotel in Bologna -While visiting Bologna to compile The Beginners Guide to Bologna for ItalyTravelMore.com I stayed at the Starhotels Excelsior which is conveniently located across the street from the station and a 15-minute walk to the historical center. I had a very comfortable stay. They let me check-in early and at check-out, I was able to leave my bags in storage and…

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Bridal Fashion from the Milan Runway to the Aisle


Published in LuxAfrique.net – The Perfect Dress You have seen the perfect dress in the glossy pages of  bridal magazine Vogue Sposa, only to discover that the only place you will find it, is at an exclusive showroom in Milan.   You know that it is “the one”; it has the perfect neckline, the perfect trail length, the most stunning cut that will…

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33 African Artists Telling A World Exhibit


Published in LuxAfrique.net – AFRICA TELLING A WORLD features thirty-three prominent African artists south of the Sahara who tell their story through diverse mediums. Featured Photo: Georges Adéagbo, The revolution and the revolutions, 2016, 11th Shanghai Biennale AFRICA TELLING A WORLD is an exhibit curated by Adelina von Fürstenberg. Video and performance curated by Ginevra Bria. Showing in Milan 27 June – 11…

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