Who we are

Nomads CA Culture Lab is a small company made up of two people, Arianna Dagnino, PhD, and Stefano Gulmanelli, PhD, based in Vancouver, Canada. Arianna and Stefano have a thirty-year experience in diversified professional environments and in numerous countries across five continents. Their combined expertise allows them to provide professional services in the areas of journalism, photography, publishing, translation, localization, marketing, market monitoring, branding, academic writing, literary writing, and multimedia storytelling.

Our potential clients are individuals, groups, and organizations that work on, for, or with culture in its broad definition.  

Check Stefano Gulmanelli's website on Translation Services: SG Translations, https://www.sg-translations.com and as a Photographerhttps://www.stefanogulmanelli.com/

Check Arianna Dagnino's website on writing, publishing and storytelling: www.ariannadagnino.com

Follow us on our blog: "Book-Loving in Van. Reading, Writing and Living on the Canadian West Coast"

Latest News


Arianna Dagino's post-apartheid novel The Afrikaner (Guernica Editions, Toronto, 2019) has been translated into German, Italian and Arabic. It is now available as an audiobook (Audible, Kobo, Google Play, Apple Books, etc.). See the full list here

"A powerful tale of human connection set in the great African wilderness. Bold, ethnically diverse, visually dramatic."



Sample article:

"Asian Students: who is winning the academic competition. I primi della classe? Gli asiatici, ma...

Elle April 2014 

Check the archive of our published articles at: 


Where we have been


Our life experiences have brought us, for more or less extended periods of time, to the following countries:

Albania, Australia, Canada, China, Colombia, Egypt, France, Jordan, Kenya, Israel, Italy, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Russia, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, Spain,Tanzania, Uganda, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States, Zambia, Zimbabwe.