COMO

How to chill out in Como, Italy’s tranquil city by the lake.

Hotel: Palazzo Albricci Pellegrini

Ever get homesick when you travel? Don’t worry, you’ll feel right at home at the cosy yet chic Palazzo Albricci Pellegrini. The owners, Maximiliano and Lidia, are eternally curious travellers in love with life and hospitality. Stay right in the heart of Como and enjoy reading your favourite books by the lake.

Attraction: Villa del Balbaniello

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LECCE

Our recommendations for Lecce, the “Florence of the South”.

Museum: Museo Storico Citta’ di Lecce (MUST)

Visiting MUST is a must. A former monastery founded in 1410, and today a modern and contemporary art museum, MUST holds a permanent exhibition by local carver Cosimo Carlucci and a series of photographic art by the US artist Jenny Okun.

Bar: Danny’s Bar (Patria Palace Lecce Hotel)

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Esther Wolf, Painter

What inspires you as an artist? Your style, your colors, etc?
I’m very inspired by women’s issues, especially issues that I’ve faced including body focused repetitive behaviors relating to distorted body image. Basically a form of OCD and things that I’ve recovered from in my life.

How do you think you can help women have a bigger voice in the art world?
I think it just needs to be normalized for women to be successful artists.

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Ebony Brown, Artist/Designer

How do your paintings influence your designs and fashion line?
My painting allow me to develop a bigger scope of color, texture, energy. The colors are vibrant and my paintings have always been a way for me to connect with the chakras and create a sense of harmony and in my designs I mimic the same colors as my paintings and that’s the intention behind them as well.

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Nova Zef, Rapper

How do you feel like you can represent female rappers today?
I feel like I can show other female rappers that it is possible to have a voice in a male centered industry, and inspire other women to communicate their person stories as the feminine divine continues to rise.

What do you typically rap about?
A lot about mother earth and how to push the social norm of issues that are happening in order to overcome them in the most …
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