Ciao Roma! WestJet takes off for The Eternal City

New connections between Alberta and Italy marks a major recovery milestone as demand for international travel and inbound tourism ramps up CALGARY, AB, May 8, 2022 /CNW/ – WestJet last night launched its long-awaited service to Rome with the departure of WestJet flight 32 from YYC Calgary International Airport at 6:20 p.m. local time. This … Read more

Inside Housing – Insight – ‘They are trying to minimise it as a private accident covered by insurance’: the story of a giant cladding fire in Milan

This is a complete contrast to the firefighting strategy at Grenfell, where efforts initially focused on fighting the fire in the kitchen where it had begun, before attempting to combat it in other flats and on the outside of the building. As is now notorious, residents were told to stay put until 2.47am (and some … Read more

The Standout Men’s Collections From Milan and Paris Fashion Week

From blazing fireballs at Rick Owens to Bianca Saunders’ investigation into Jamaican hard food, these were the best Spring/Summer 2023 menswear collections from Milan. and Paris June 28, 2022 “There’s a kind of anti-logic to the combination of the clothes, an oddness,” explained Raf Simons following his latest outing with Miuccia Prada, who had commented … Read more

On a three-week group tour, I saw Florence at my own pace | Lifestyle

My family calls me the Bethesda Brit. I’ve spent so much time traveling in the United Kingdom that London’s almost a second home. But I had long hoped to immerse myself in another place: Florence, the city where the Renaissance began around 1350 and – for most art history buffs – the center of the … Read more

Celebrate the art of the dinner party at Milan Design Week

Buccellati sets the table for conviviality at Milan Design Week 2022 Designers Dimorestudio, Ashley Hicks, Chahan Minassian and Patricia Urquiola create spectacular dinner table designs for Buccellati’s Milan Design Week exhibition, ‘Il Galateo – a journey into conviviality’. Only an Italian could come up with a word like ‘sprezzatura.’ When the 16th-century courtier Baldassare Castiglione … Read more

When in Rome, Drink Like A Roman

Go off the beaten path and drink local with the locals Roman drinking clockwise: Enoteca Giansanti, La Mescita, Masto, Latta, L’Antagonista, Palombi. memofix; La Mescita; Bonajuto; Smart Traveling; Zero,eu; b15a Like all major European capitals, Rome’s touristy neighborhoods are hard to avoid or, sometimes, resist. After a journey of missed connections, jumbled travel directions and … Read more