A few weeks have passed since bab.la announced the results of the Top 100 Language Lovers competition 2013. Now we have contacted the winner of the Top 100 Language Lovers, Judy Jenner, who has also secured first place among the Top 25 Twitter Account. She told us about her very successful Twitter account and the enthusiasm from her followers for language and translation.
Paris, fashion capital? It is at any rate reputed for it. How is Paris perceived today on the international fashion scene? What do “French fashion” and “French luxury” mean today? An expert of fashion gives us her opinion on the current perception of fashion and luxury throughout the world.
The recent earthquake in Japan, with all its tragic consequences, nuclear or not, has impressed the whole world. After the first moments of despair, many people started to take the initiative and arrange actions or projects in order to help Japanese population.
Last Thursday, Italy commemorated the 150th anniversary of Italian Unification. Though it was important to remember the goal achieved, we cannot hide the bittersweet flavor of the celebration, considering all the Italian young people forced to leave their country in order to find suitable study/work opportunities for their qualifications. We asked three expats to talk about their condition of being Italians abroad: here you are the answers we received.
This week we address again the passion for books and reading. We interviewed the Italian blogger Gloria M. Ghioni, founder and admin of Critica Letteraria (Literary Criticism): a blog which is “followed by people who believe in the power of the words”, as it is written on its home page.
One of the most popular activities while traveling on a train is reading. I bet that everyone, at least once in a lifetime, has peeked into the pages of his/her fellow travelers. On Chicca Gagliardo’s blog there is a new column, started on January 19th by Gabriele Dadati, which exactly deals with this topic.