Best Day trips from Milan by Car

Driving in Italy may seem daunting to many, but I can assure you it’s not that bad! People do drive fast, but they also respect the rules, except when it comes to parking. With no doubt, Italians are “creative parkers”.… Continue Reading

24 Hours in Milan, One day Itinerary

You’ve only got one day to visit Milan – here is a guide on how to best spend your time. You can follow this D.I.Y. tour, or book a 3 hour tour with a guide. Morning Start the day at Bar Magenta… Continue Reading

Skiing in Italy – Ski Resorts Near Milan

Ski Season – If you are a winter sports enthusiast, Milan is a very strategic location for weekend getaways for skiing and snowboarding in Italy. Milan is located at the base of the Alps. You can even see the majestic… Continue Reading

Behind the scenes at ‘The Mermaid Fashion’

I was invited to spend the day with Eva Lako, Instagram influencer, and founder of TheMermaidFashion.com, her personal blog about swimming, beauty, and fashion, which has over 45K followers. I got an exclusive, behind the scenes look at what it… Continue Reading

Events in Milan

Up-coming events in Milan 2017 ALL YEAR  Opera & Ballet at La Scala Opera House Milano  Football Shopping Sight seeing Museums Cinema (showings in English)   November 2017 19-19 Nov Photo Vogue Festival 26 Nov – Mercatone dell’Antiquariato (Antiques) December… Continue Reading

La Vendemmia, Wine & Fashion Via Montenapoleone

Every year (in October), the streets of Milan’s Golden Quadrilateral close to traffic and the boutiques, hotels and historical villas opened their doors to visitors and wine lovers. The event is hosted by the Associazione Montenapoleone, The MN Lounge, LaVendemmia2017,  in the… Continue Reading

Milan Hotels on Travel Editor’s Hot Lists

These Milan hotels were named in top travel and design magazines All the top magazines have an annual “hot-list” for each category; Best Tours, Best Restaurants, Best Hotels etc… Here is a round-up of the travel hot-lists which feature selected… Continue Reading

Weekend Getaway to Framura, Liguria

Framura, on the Ligurian coast, sitting on the Levante Bay neighboring Cinque Terra, is a three-hour drive from Milan and the perfect place for fresh air, fresh fish and the fresh waters of the Mediterranean. Escaping the city Well, we’re… Continue Reading

Archive: The Top 3 Shoe Trends Coming in 2017

If a fashion statement is a sentence, then shoes are the punctuation. They’re the last thing you think of, but the also the grand finale for your ensemble. For those who want to look great from head-to-toe, here are the… Continue Reading

Milan the New Las Vegas of Europe

Re-development of Milan’s Expo area Milanese architect Andrea Langhi has an idea: “Let’s create Italy’s largest entertainment district” Photo above: Rendering of a potential Buddha Bar Discos, clubs, casinos, restaurants, but also museums, exhibitions and recreational activities. One location for the… Continue Reading

Visit Milan in 30 Seconds

Get to Know Milan in 30 seconds Milan is a large city but the architectural jewels are in the center of town and if you are short on time, you can see Milan in a day. Milan is a very ‘walkable’… Continue Reading