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8 Luxury Christmas Gifts for Him and for Her

No matter how long you’ve known someone or how well you understand their style, finding the ultimate Christmas gift is no easy exercise. Buying the perfect Christmas present can be frustrating, but give a look at our suggestions below and you can be sure it will be a great success! For Him Buying a present for him is always more difficult rather than buying for her. With these ideas you will move his...

How To Become An Italian Citizen

Italy is attractive and well known for its culture and lifestyle, making many foreigners move here to live and work. How can you get Italian citizenship? Here’s a brief guide to get it!   - What’s the difference between permanent citizenship and permanent residence? First of all it’s important to know that citizens of Italy have different rights (and responsibilities) to migrants holding...

Six tips to selling a house in the spring

Selling a house may seem complicated sometimes and, especially in the spring, you should pay special attention on how you will show your house to potential buyers to increase the chance of success. Many homeowners are unsure of how to proceed when selling a home in the spring months. With this in mind, here are the top six tips to selling a house in the spring. Property inspection When you sell a home,...

Exhibition in Florence: From Kandinsky to Pollock

“No meaning, no symbols, no sense” was one pre-war American verdict on mining magnate Solomon Guggenheim’s collection of abstract art. Why does abstraction leave many people scratching their heads? As the astonishing selection from the collections of Solomon and Peggy Guggenheim at Palazzo Strozzi demonstrates, art that depends on form, colour and gesture empowers the viewer’s personal...

How to set your Easter table

Easter is coming: it’s time for you to start planning the setting of your table and leave your guests speechless! It will be spring soon. A good idea is getting inspired by flowers and all the soft, light shades, normally characterizing this season. Let’s start with a centrepiece, that will impress your guests: take the sponge normally used for hand-crafted works, fix it on a plastic support and...

How to decorate a garden in a shabby chic style

Spring is coming and it’s time to start thinking about the setting and decoration of your garden, where you’ll spend moments of cheer and joy with your family and friends. The shabby chic style garden will evoke all the charm of past times, in an environment made of romantic details, slightly retro. The main feature of the shabby chic style is the use of intentionally aged materials like wood or...

Buying a home step by step

Buying a home can be a long and complex process, but typically it involves going through these steps: Define your criteria Decide what you are looking for in a property – what kind of property you’d like to live in, how many bedrooms you need, size of the garden and all the other details, which are imperative for you – and pick an area on which to focus your search. Consider what you want in the...

Moving Your Children to Italy

The thought of moving to another country with children can be an extremely daunting one, but given the right consideration and planning, it can be a very positive experience for both the children as well as their parents. One of the first things to consider is that children of a school age will almost certainly be required to integrate a lot faster than their parents, in order to keep up with both their...

DIY Advent Calendar

The Advent Calendar is a timeless tradition, to celebrate the countdown of the days to Christmas with your family. This year you can try to build one yourself, instead of buying it. It will be a nice chance to create something using your hands and imagination, adding your own personal touch and giving your loved ones some fun! With this original DIY idea, you can make an unique Christmas decoration...

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