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The Computer History Museum in Mountain View

If you have the chance to this Museum, I think it’s really worth it. As an engineer I was fascinated in front of the very first computers or simply listening to the history of the Silicon Valley and birth of the first microprocessors. Also my 9 years old son liked it a lot. It’s nice…

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How to choose a school before Kindergarten

Image courtesy of Stuart Miles at FreeDigitalPhotos.net     When you arrive in Silicon Valley with little kids you can be confused, at first, about schools. It could be very different from Europe. In Italy, for example, kids usually go to daycares from when they are 6 months old to 3 years old, then the…

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Henry Cowell Redwoods Park

        The Enry Cowell Redwoods Park is wonderful park not far from Santa Cruz. What is nice is that it is very family friendly with lots of easy trails good for stroller too. In hot days you will find fresh air among big redwoods tree and you can relax along the river…

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Allied Arts Guild in Menlo Park

I was recently searching for a new place where to eat with my parents visiting here from Italy and a friend of mine suggested me to go to Allied Arts Guild in Menlo Park. What a surprise! I discovered a real gem in Silicon Valley, it seems to enter a magic space where to relax…

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Italian Spring Market

We are expecting you, Saturday May 10, for the first Italian Spring Market at Museo italo-Americano, Fort Mason Centre bldg C, San Francisco The real Italy of hand made food and original crafts is in town again! The Italian Market is coming back  at Museo Italo Americano on May 10th in San Francisco. After the…

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Filoli

  15 minutes from Palo Alto there is a wonderful garden, an estate of the early twentieth century straight out of a Monet painting! Amongst tulips and roses : we are in Filoli. The name Filoli comes from the first letters of key words in the motto of Mr. William Bowers Burn II’s owner of…

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Since I move to Silicon Valley I’ve felt really lucky because I had the chance to meet lots of creative and full of ideas people. Many of them even completely reinvented themselves, especially women who followed their husbands in their relocation. We will dedicate some posts to present you some of these persons, and today…